Ormesby Hall

Autumn sees a carpet of leaves adorn the pathways

Family home with beautiful formal gardens, surrounded by sprawling parkland

More about this place

Children playing in the fallen leaves inthe garden

Autumn family adventures at Ormesby Hall 

Get the family outdoors this autumn and explore the Ormesby Hall gardens at this beautiful time of the year.

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

An autumn display in the garden 

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

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.

Family looking at a large decorated Christmas tree

Christmas is coming ... 

Start planning some time with loved ones this Christmas at Ormesby Hall.

Upcoming events

Hallowe'en mystery trail

Mon 23 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Explore the house at this spooky time of year with the Hallowe'en trail.

Ormesby by Candlelight

Mon 23 Oct 2017
11:00-16:15
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.

Beeswax candles

Mon 23 Oct 2017
13:00-15:00
Create a spooky feel at home by making your own beeswax candle.

Scarecrow making

Tue 24 Oct 2017
11:30-15:30
Would you like some company trick or treating? This half-term you can make a scarecrow stuffed with straw to accompany you this Hallowe'en or to guard your doorway.

Conservation in Action

Wed 25 Oct 2017
11:00-14:00
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.

Paper lantern making

Wed 25 Oct 2017
13:00-15:00
As the nights get darker you will need to light your way on Hallowe'en night, so get creative and design your own paper lantern.
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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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Weddings

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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Groups

A group visit enjoying a guided tour

Group visits to Ormesby Hall 

Bring your group for a visit to Ormesby Hall.

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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 find out more about the volunteering on Friday 26 January at 1pm.

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History

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.

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.

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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