Melford Hall's Railway Walk

A popular guided walk taking in some railway and village history as well as both some modern archaeology and the natural beauty of the Suffolk countryside.

  • Booking essential

Join us for a guided four-mile walk retracing the route of the former Great Eastern Railway Line linking the medieval wool towns of Lavenham and Long Melford. Meet at Lavenham Guildhall tearoom for refreshments and a short introduction before starting your walk. At the end of the walk, enjoy lunch at Melford Hall and listen to a brief history of the house. Refreshments and admission included.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £18.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442 491895
Suitability
Unsuitable for children under 16
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet at Lavenham Guildhall tearoom (postcode CO10 9QZ)
What to bring and wear
The walk goes over mixed terrain that can be muddy if wet. Please wear suitable clothing and boots. Please bring a change of shoes if intending to visit the house afterwards.
Accessibility
Not suitable for wheelchairs. A reasonable level of fitness is required.
Other
There is a regular local bus service (ticket not included) that walkers can use to get back to Lavenham to retrieve their cars.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
8 June 2019 10:30 - 13:00 Available
3 August 2019 10:30 - 13:00 Available
5 October 2019 10:30 - 13:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Melford Hall
Email
melford@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01787 379228

Upcoming events

Melford Hall Art Fair

Wed 22 May 2019
12:00-17:00
Melford Hall's Art Fair is not only an opportunity to view and buy the paintings of a group of East Anglian artists, but also to meet them as they demonstrate their skills.

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

Sat 25 May 2019
14:45-15:30
An opportunity to view some of our paintings as they have never been seen before.

Conservation in action

Wed 29 May 2019
13:00-16:00
Meet our conservation staff and volunteers who will demonstrate and explain the work that goes to keep the collections at Melford Hall looking their best

Books - a Friday afternoon talk

Fri 31 May 2019
15:00-15:30
Our Friday afternoon talks provide unique insights into the many facets of our collection at Melford Hall.

Humour in Melford Hall's paintings - a Friday afternoon talk

Fri 07 Jun 2019
15:00-15:30
A talk revealing some of the more light-hearted references found in our Paintings collection at Melford Hall. Highlighting subtle humour, hidden features and designs amusing to modern eyes, our tour will travel throughout the House to find the...

Melford Hall's Railway Walk

Sat 08 Jun 2019
10:30-13:00
A popular guided walk taking in some railway and village history as well as both some modern archaeology and the natural beauty of the Suffolk countryside.