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15th-century moated manor house

No-one ever forgets their first sight of Oxburgh - a romantic, moated manor house.

Built by the Bedingfeld family in the 15th century, they have lived here ever since. Inside, the family's Catholic history is revealed, complete with a secret priest's hole which you can crawl inside.

See the astonishing needlework by Mary, Queen of Scots, and the private chapel, built with reclaimed materials.

Outside, you can enjoy panoramic views from the gatehouse roof and follow the woodcarving trails in the gardens and woodlands. The late winter drifts of snowdrops are not to be missed.

Oxburgh takes part in Norfolk Bat Survey

Many different species of bat call Oxburgh home © Bernie Brown

For the third year running, Oxburgh is joining this important initiative. In previous years, we've recorded 7 different species here. Find out how you can take part:

New opening dates for 2015

Visitors admiring the hall in the late afternoon sun

Visitors admiring the hall in the late afternoon sun

In 2015 we’ll be opening 6 days every week from 14 February until 2 November. Don’t miss the earlier than usual opening of the house for the season. It will be open daily between 12 noon and 3pm until 13 March, see detailed opening times thereafter.


Explore our collections online

Over 700,000 items of fine and decorative arts in the care of the National Trust are available online. Discover the fascinating collection at Oxburgh, including the Marian Hangings and much more.

Education group packages for schools

Please contact Amanda Sheard on 01366 327247 for more information.

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