Things to see & do

Oxburgh Hall

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The 'Grotto' at Oxburgh © Ellen Vardy

The 'Grotto' at Oxburgh

Meet Father Christmas - Sat 13 and Sun 14 December

He's building a grotto in a corner of Oxburgh Hall. Come and discover where it is and tell him what you want for Christmas. There will be festive crafts and a present for each child.


Free entry to the estate. £5 per child to meet Father Christmas, last tickets sold at 3.30pm.


Festive Foliage Workshop Fri 5 December

Christmas table decoration

Create your own woven candle centrepiece with hazel, willow & bird cherry and decorate with pine cones. £30 (all materials and refreshments included), 10am-4pm
Booking essential - 08442 491895 *

Don't miss

  • The panoramic views from the roof
  • Crawling inside the priest's secret hiding hole
  • Magnificent needlework by Mary, Queen of Scots and Bess of Hardwick
  • The Victorian parterre and herbaceous border
  • The newly rebuilt greenhouse in the kitchen garden
  • Wildlife woodcarvings on our woodland trails

Wreath Making Workshop, Sat 6 and Sun 7 December

Come and join in our Christmas Wreath making workshop


£30 (all materials provided) Booking essential on 08442 491895 (small booking fee applies)

Make your own holly wreath with the expert help of our gardener. Refreshments included.


Beat the Christmas Rush

Enjoy a delicious Christmas meal in our tea-room

Every Wed from 12 Nov to 10 Dec, 1pm, £14.95 two courses, tea and coffee. Booking essential 01366 328243.

Enjoy a roast lunch in the tea-room and visit our shop selling Christmas gifts for all.



Visitors enjoying a picnic in the special area in the car park © Graham Donachie

If you'd like to bring a picnic there's an area with tables in the car park set aside for you.

You can also now picnic inside the grounds if you wish.


Roger enjoying the bluebells © National Trust

Dogs are only allowed in the car park, but not within the gardens or the house.

Assistance dogs are permitted in all parts of the estate, including the house.


Learn to take amazing wildlife photos © Arnel de Serra

Please feel free to take pictures, however there is no flash photography within the Hall.

National Trust membership

With so much to see and explore, a National Trust membership will give many wonderful free days out.

Join at Oxburgh Hall and we will refund your entrance fee.