Melford Unwrapped - A family at sea

Melford Unwrapped is an invitation to a rare private visit to Melford Hall. As a guest of Lady Hyde Parker you will be given a talk, and a tour followed by afternoon tea. You will also be privileged to see items from the private family collection.

  • Booking essential

‘A family at sea’ recounts the history a naval dynasty. From the circumnavigation of the globe, through the War of American Independence and the Napoleonic war to the battle of Jutland a Hyde Parker has put his stamp on history. Here is a unique opportunity to delve into this history and learn how a Spanish galleon is at the root of this adventure.

As a guest of Lady Hyde Parker, you will be privileged to see some items from the private family collection.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £28.50

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442 491895
Suitability
Not suitable for children
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
At visitor reception.
Accessibility
There are steps and stairs with no hand rail to be climbed

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
20 August 2019 14:00 - 16:15 Available

Upcoming events

Melford Unwrapped - A family at sea

Tue 20 Aug 2019
14:00-16:15
Melford Unwrapped is an invitation to a rare private visit to Melford Hall. As a guest of Lady Hyde Parker you will be given a talk, and a tour followed by afternoon tea. You will also be privileged to see items from the private family collection.

Why Melford Hall Looks Like it Does

Wed 21 Aug 2019
11:30-12:15
A tour looking at the external architecture and fabric of Melford Hall, exploring the different styles and building periods to be found on the building. The tour will explain how the history of Melford Hall has been recorded in the building we...

Beatrix Potter - The Melford Hall Connection

Wed 21 Aug 2019
12:00-17:00
An exhibition, in our Banqueting House, of facsimile sketches by Beatrix Potter. These sketches drawn whilst visiting her cousins, the Hyde Parkers, are inspired by Melford Hall and the surrounding area.

Melford Hall's Outdoor Cinema presents Peter Rabbit

Fri 23 Aug 2019
18:00-20:00
Pack your hamper, get out a rug and enjoy your picnic whilst watching the adventures of Peter Rabbit in the beautiful surroundings of Melford Hall

Beatrix Potter story readings

Sat 24 Aug 2019
13:00-15:00
Get carried away by the magical adventures of Peter Rabbit and his friends as written by Beatrix Potter and narrated by one of our story tellers

Art revealed by torchlight.... Hidden depths of Melford Hall's paintings.

Sat 24 Aug 2019
14:45-15:30
An opportunity to view some of our paintings as they have never been seen before.