Melford Hall

Melford Hall

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Beatrix Potter - The Melford Hall Connection

Sat 27 May 2017
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.

Tales from the High Seas

Sat 27 May 2017
Join one of our naval history experts as he recounts tales of the Hyde Parker naval exploits

50 things to do before you're 11¾ - Activity day

Wed 31 May 2017
An opportunity to tick of some more wild adventures with help and advice of our guides.

Beatrix Potter story readings

Wed 31 May 2017
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

Melford Hall's Railway Walk

Sat 03 Jun 2017
A popular guided walk taking in some railway history as well as the natural beauty of the Suffolk countryside.

Melford Hall Art Fair

Wed 07 Jun 2017
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.
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Eating and shopping

Tearoom at Melford Hall in the 1950s kitchen

Choose your surroundings 

Melford Hall has a variety of places to enjoy your lunch or tea

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Visitors enjoying Melford

Bring your group 

Whether you're interested in art, naval millitary history or Beatrix Potter there's something for every member of your group at our special place.

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Our work

Painting of Sir Thomas Savage

Discovery of a long lost owner 

Discover the story of a portrait fallen foul to mistaken identity. Thought to be the 17th-century Archbishop of York the subject was an entirely different great from our past.

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Get involved

Volunteers at Melford Hall, Suffolk

Join the team at Melford Hall 

Starting as a volunteer with us is like becoming part of a wonderfully diverse, friendly and multi-talented family. Make this your year to start volunteering