Things to see & do

Oxburgh Hall

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Oxburgh Hall Parterre

Oxburgh Hall Parterre

National Gardens Scheme, 17 August

At 2pm, join Graham Donachie, the former Head Gardener, to hear his stories of 30 years at Oxburgh Hall.

Enjoy the Parterre which is looking at its best at this time of year, and walk beside the orchard to see the lavender, which is now being used in our tea room in wonderful lavender scented scones and shortbread.

Normal admission.

Costume Fayre, 6 and 7 September

Tudor Sewing Demonstration

Join us for a traditional Tudor Fayre, first licensed at Oxburgh in 1249. Meet volunteers in costume, enjoy sewing displays, and browse stalls selling sewing items, toys and games.

Normal admission.


Walking - explore on foot

Bring the family for a walk

Come to Oxburgh and explore the wonderful grounds and surrounding countryside

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

A Wander in the Washpit


Throughout June, July and August.

Weather permitting, the Washpit Field will be open for visitors to explore this wetland meadow. 


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.


Learn to take amazing wildlife photos © Arnel de Serra

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


Roger enjoying the bluebells © National Trust

We welcome dogs on leads in the grassy car park area but not in the formal garden or woodlands.

Assistance dogs are allowed at Oxburgh, including inside the house.

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.