Oxburgh Hall

Daffodils at Oxburgh Hall under the Coronation Tree

Important notice -

Following a piece of fallen masonry from the gatehouse façade of Oxburgh Hall, we’ve taken the decision to close the hall, tearoom and shop whilst we investigate. The pantry, gardens and estate are open as usual.

15th-century moated manor house

A dog wearing a coat, embossed with the words 'Dog walking at Oxburgh. What's your opinion?'

Dog Walking At Oxburgh Hall 

Enjoy a walk with your dog through the 70 acres of gardens and woodland at Oxburgh.

Upcoming events

Bat Walk

Fri 11 May 2018
19:45-22:00
Join the Outdoors Team and the Trust's Wildlife and Countryside Consultant to discover the wonderful world of bats. Find out how many varieties we have in the British Isles and how many of these are found at Oxburgh. This will be followed up...

Conservation in action - The big chandelier clean

Mon 14 May 2018
11:00-16:00
Don't miss this opportunity to see the magnificent crystal chandelier in the Saloon undergoing its annual clean. Oxburgh's staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer your questions and tell you what it takes to conserve 1,957 crystal drops.

Conservation in action

Sat 19 May 2018
11:00-16:00
This weekend the house team will be carrying out conservation work throughout Saturday and Sunday. Join us to find out more about what goes into looking after our magnificent moated manor house!

50 Things Woodland Wednesday

Wed 30 May 2018
11:30-13:30
If you go down to the woods today... you'll meet one of our team. Come and join us in the den building area and discover fun ways to enjoy the woodlands. Activities will include den building, children's trails, bug hunting and colour wands....

Bee Weekend

Sat 02 Jun 2018
10:30-16:30
Join us to celebrate the value of bees. The West Norfolk Bee-keeping Association will be here alongside other exhibitors with various interactive displays so that you can discover the wonderful things about bees. Childrens' activities,...

Costume Weekend

Sat 16 Jun 2018
10:30-15:30
The terrace at Oxburgh is turned into a 15th century encampment by our costumed volunteers. See who would have lived, worked and visited Oxburgh when Henry VII was king. Learn the skills of a seamstress and how to play teetotum. Visit the...
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History

A birdseye view of Oxburgh Hall

Discover our history 

Despite being built during the Wars of the Roses, Oxburgh Hall was never intended to be a castle but a family home. It was completed in 1482 for Sir Edmund Bedingfeld and the family have lived at Oxburgh ever since.

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Our work

Oxburgh Hall south view historic parkland south

Land returns to Oxburgh 

After being sold as farmland 70 years ago, 129 acres have now been taken on by the National Trust, as we work in partnership with a local farmer.

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Join or give

Volunteer talking to visitors at Oxburgh Hall

Join the team at Oxburgh Hall 

Oxburgh is a very special place. Have you ever considered making Oxburgh more than a visit? Whatever your skills and interests, there are plenty of ways you can get involved!

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Learning

Schoolchildren on the rooftop

Discover a different way to learn 

Are you looking for an exciting educational trip? Why not visit Oxburgh Hall? We offer both house and garden activities suitable for all ages!

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Places to stay

A view of Chapel Lodge at Oxburgh Hall

Stay in Chapel Lodge 

Located in the grounds of Oxburgh Hall, Chapel Lodge remains true to a 19th century Norfolk country cottage but with a few welcoming added extras. This attractive little cottage is the perfect getaway for two, surrounded by garden and tucked just inside the park wall.

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Art and collections

Close-up view of a display cabinet in the Drawing Room at Oxburgh Hall.

Oxburgh Hall's Collection 

From letters by Henry VII, Mary I and Elizabeth I to Mary, Queen of Scots' sewing implements: explore the full collection of unique and wonderful items looked after by the National Trust at Oxburgh Hall.

Our collections

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