Melford Hall

Melford Hall

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Beatrix Potter's Melford: Holiday Sketches 1899-1916

Sat 22 Oct 2016
A selection of facsimile sketches by Beatrix Potter, drawn whilst holidaying at Melford Hall exhibited in our Banqueting House.

Beatrix Potter story readings

Sat 22 Oct 2016
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

Three Mills Walk

Sat 29 Oct 2016
A new guided walk along the the old railway line and taking in three water mills as well as Sudbury's famous water meadows

Melford in a Different Light

Sat 29 Oct 2016
As we put the clocks back, Melford Hall moves them forward 6 hours. See the Hall as only the family see it in the evening.
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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 2016 your year to start volunteering