Ormesby Hall

Autumn sees a carpet of leaves adorn the pathways

Family home with beautiful formal gardens, surrounded by sprawling parkland

Walk through the upstairs gallery with the curtains closed and only candlelight to guide your way.

Ormesby by candlelight 

Discover Ormesby Hall in a different light this autumn.

View from the yew hedges of Ormesby Hall looking at the servants wing through the autumn tree colours

An autumn display 

Take in the autumnal changes in the garden at this remarkable time of year.

Two children climbing a fallen tree in the garden

50 things to do this autumn at Ormesby Hall 

Explore the garden this autumn to tick off some of your 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4.

Family enjoying the rain in their wellies

Rainy days at Ormesby Hall 

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

The photo shows the model sized flying scotsman on one of the model railway layouts

Love model Railways?  

Are you interested in models and trains? The model railway layouts continue to fascinate visitors of all ages. The second annual model railway event will be arriving at Ormesby Hall very soon.

Upcoming events

Conservation in Action

Wed 27 Sep 2017
See how the conservation team take care of the house and collections. Whilst outside the gardening team tend to the formal garden. This event is in the house and so a house and garden ticket is needed.

Model Railway Event

Sat 30 Sep 2017
Discover more about the permanent model railway layouts at Ormesby Hall, unique in the National Trust.

Ormesby by Candlelight

Sun 01 Oct 2017
Experience Ormesby Hall in a different light every Sunday and Monday in October with most shutters closed and lights off, with only candlelight to guide your way.

Nature crafts

Sun 15 Oct 2017
Get creative this autumn with leaf masking and help your garden birds by making them a yummy bird cake.

Hallowe'en mystery trail

Sun 22 Oct 2017
Explore the house at this spooky time of year with the Hallowe'en trail.

Hallowe'en decorations

Sun 22 Oct 2017
Get ready for Hallowe'en by creating some spooky decorations for your home.
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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 Sunday 17 September from 12pm-2pm.

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Art and collections

Our collections

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