History

Discover the history of the hall and some of its notable residents

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1960s medieval-style banquets

The medieval-style banquets that were held at Seaton Delaval Hall in the 1960s and 70s are fondly remembered by many of our visitors. Take a look at the article on the link below for a trip down memory lane.

Delve into the past

There's over 900 years of history at Seaton Delaval Hall

There's over 900 years of history at Seaton Delaval Hall

The history timeline panels on display at Seaton Delaval Hall introduce visitors to the families who have occupied the property since the Delavals first arrived in Northumberland in the 11th century.

Have a look at the panels to see some of the hall's most memorable residents and find out their stories, triumphs and tragedies.

Joan Douglas, centre, with her daughter Nichola and Debbie Crombie © National Trust / Julie Hawthorn

Joan Douglas, centre, with her daughter Nichola and Debbie Crombie

Life during the war years

Local resident, Joan Douglas, took a trip down memory lane when she called in to share her memories about her childhood and tell us what life at the hall was like during the war.

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