Delve into our history...

The history of Seaton Delaval Hall and some of its notable residents spans a thousand years. From the Wealthy Admiral George Delaval to a tragic fire and a story of survival, there's much to read about this place...

Seaton Delaval Hall, Northumberland

A brief history of Seaton Delaval Hall...

Discover the history of Seaton Delaval Hall and the fascinating families who called this place their home.

The Central Hall block at Seaton Delaval Hall

Sir John Vanbrugh

Sir John Vanbrugh was an English architect and dramatist - Seaton Delaval Hall was to be his final work.

A traditional family portrait of the Delavals Seaton Delaval Hall

The Gay Delavals

Discover the story of the notorious "Gay Delavals" and how Seaton Delaval Hall became a place of fun, flamboyance and drama...