Melford Hall

Upcoming events

Tales from the High Seas

Sat 24 Mar 2018
Join one of our naval history experts as he recounts tales of the Hyde Parker naval exploits

Cadbury's Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Once again Cadbury have sponsored our Easter trail.

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

Sat 31 Mar 2018
An opportunity to view some of our paintings as they have never been seen before.

Melford Hall's Railway Walk

Sat 07 Apr 2018
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.

Beatrix Potter story readings

Sat 14 Apr 2018
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 28 Apr 2018
A guided walk along the the old railway line and taking in three water mills as well as Sudbury's famous water meadows
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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