Ormesby Hall

Autumn sees a carpet of leaves adorn the pathways

Important notice -

Due to staff shortages the cafe at Ormesby Hall will only be open today, 11am - 2pm serving drinks and cakes. We're sorry for any inconvenience.

Home to the Pennyman family, Ormesby Hall, garden and parkland is a green oasis in the heart of industrial Middlesbrough.

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What's on

Seal swimming underwater with it's mouth open

British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibition

For the first time we are happy to have the British Wildlife Photography Awards at Ormesby Hall. The photographs capture the beauty and diversity of British wildlife, with the collection showcasing both professional and amateur photographers from across the country. The exhibition ends on Sunday 7 November.

Christmas at Ormesby Hall

Upcoming events

British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition

Thu 23 Sep 2021
For the first time we are happy to have the British Wildlife Photography Awards at Ormesby Hall.

Autumn leaf trail

Thu 23 Sep 2021
Enjoy an autumn adventure in the garden.

Potions and poisons trail

Thu 21 Oct 2021
Are you brave enough to follow the Halloween trail through the house?

Witches Dance

Sat 23 Oct 2021
Did you know each coven of witches have a special dance?

Spooky storytelling

Sat 23 Oct 2021
Ready for a spooky story?

Creepy Crawlies

Sun 31 Oct 2021
Meet some Creepy crawlies this Halloween.
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Things to see and do

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Visitors at cafe outdoor seating enjoying takeaway drinks

Feeling peckish?

Our café is open for takeaway only from the indoor counter serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and hot snacks, such as pasties. We’ve introduced new safety measures including screens at our till and collection points. Indoor seating in the cafe will return soon.

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Get involved

Join the volunteer team at Ormesby Hall

Volunteer at Ormesby Hall 

There are lots of ways to get involved as a volunteer at Ormesby Hall. Why not get in touch with our friendly team to find out what opportunities might suit you.

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Our work

Looking down onto the future meadow

Creating a space for nature 

Discover more about the nature conservation project at Ormesby Hall to create a nature friendly wildflower meadow, orchard and pond.

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Art and collections

Ormesby Hall miniature railway models

The miniature world of model railways 

The model railway collection: Corfe Castle and the children's layout has reopened.

Our collections

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