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Upcoming events

Cadbury's Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 19 Apr 2019
Once again Cadbury have sponsored our Easter trail. Follow the clues to find your Cadbury chocolate egg prize.

Melford Hall's Railway Walk

Sat 20 Apr 2019
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.

Tales from the High Seas

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Join one of our naval history experts as he recounts tales of the Hyde Parker naval exploits

Three Mills Walk

Sat 11 May 2019
A guided walk along the the old railway line and taking in three water mills as well as Sudbury's famous water meadows

Melford Unwrapped - Beatrix Potter's Melford

Tue 09 Jul 2019
A unique opportunity to learn about the part Melford Hall and her cousins the Hyde Parker family played in her drawings and stories.

Melford Unwrapped - A family at sea

Tue 23 Jul 2019
A rare opportunity to learn about the naval exploits of the Hyde Parker family
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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