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Upcoming events

Beatrix Potter - The Melford Hall Connection

Wed 19 Jun 2019
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.

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

Fri 21 Jun 2019
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...

Conservation in action

Wed 26 Jun 2019
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 28 Jun 2019
Our Friday afternoon talks provide unique insights into the many facets of our collection at Melford Hall.

Tales from the High Seas

Sat 29 Jun 2019
Join one of our naval history experts as he recounts tales of the Hyde Parker naval exploits

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

Sat 29 Jun 2019
An opportunity to view some of our paintings as they have never been seen before.
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Eating and shopping

The Old Kitchen Café at Melford Hall

A fresh new kitchen 

Visit the newly re-furbished 'Old Kitchen Café' to find an enhanced food offering with an option for hot light lunches.

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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

Volunteering at Melford Hall

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Melford Hall on the National Trust Collections website