Ormesby Hall

The bright yellow flower Kerria adorns the view of the south side of the hall facing the formal garden.

The Pennyman family's intimate 18th-century mansion

Ormesby Hall

Things to see and do

Ormesby Hall child playint quoits

Family time at Ormesby Hall 

Bring all the family and enjoy a family outing to Ormesby Hall.

Upcoming events

Wild about Ormesby

Sun 28 May 2017
Follow the wild trail around the garden with your activity pack and tick off some of the 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 activities.

50 things Tuesday

Tue 30 May 2017
Make a wild animal home for the bugs in your garden using recycled materials.

Conservation in Action

Wed 31 May 2017
See how the conservation team take care of the house and collections. Whilst outside the gardening team tend to the formal garden.

Decorate a plant pot

Wed 31 May 2017
Get ready for some spring planting. Decorate a plant pot and plant a seed to watch grow over the coming months.

Volunteer taster day

Wed 07 Jun 2017
Ormesby Hall has a team of volunteers to ensure that visitors make the most of their time with us and bring the place to life. We are currently looking for more volunteers to join our team.

Classic cars for Father's Day

Sun 18 Jun 2017
Treat your dad this Father's Day with a display of classic cars and a hog roast.
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Eating and shopping

Visit the tea-room for some delicious soup

Enjoy a bite to eat 

Relax with a hot drink and choose from our range of sandwiches and scrumptious cake and scones.

Ormesby Hall shop showing a range of retail prodcuts

Shopping at Ormesby Hall 

Browse the shop for the perfect gift

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Bride and Groom are in front of the grand mansion, with a white wedding car in the background - the bride wears a floral pink full skirt dress

Weddings at Ormesby Hall 

Getting married at National Trust’s historic house in Teesside couldn’t be easier. With hire packages to include your marquee, use of over 200 acres of land, premium service and luxury bespoke options, Ormesby Hall is a perfect wedding venue.

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A copy of an extract of a war widows letter written to Mary Pennyman

Dear Mrs Pennyman 

Find out about the surprise discovery found in the attics at Ormesby Hall.

Ormesby Hall photograph of Jim Pennyman in his uniform

Discover the last Mr Pennyman of Ormesby Hall 

Find out more about Jim Pennyman, the man who bequeathed Ormesby Hall to the National Trust.

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Get involved

garden voluteer trimming the border near the tennis lawn

Join the Ormesby volunteering team 

Try something new in 2017 and join the Ormesby Hall volunteering team.

Estate volunteers clearing pathways

Volunteer taster day 

Come along to the volunteer taster day to see the volunteer roles in action on Wednesday 7 June, from 11am - 3pm.