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Family days out at Felbrigg

Child riding bike through autumn leaves at Felbrigg
A child riding their bike at Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk | © National Trust Images/Rob Coleman

Felbrigg has so much to offer families. From children's trails around the hall to den building in the woods, find out all you need to know to plan a great day out. Explore inside the hall and imagine what it might have been like to have lived or worked here. Discover the Ice House in the Great Wood and visit the Walled Garden to see fruits and vegetables growing – and keep a look out for our hens!

Planning your family visit

  • You’ll find baby changing with the toilets next to our stable courtyard, turning right just before you get to the main reception.
  • High chairs are available in the Squire’s Pantry tea room.
  • If you fancy a picnic, you’ll find picnic benches in the meadow area between the west and walled gardens, but you’re also welcome to picnic in the grounds.
  • There are plenty of buggy-friendly paths around the garden and parkland, don’t hesitate to ask for hints and tips at visitor reception so you know where to go.
Handfuls of conkers from the park at Felbrigg
Handfuls of conkers from the park at Felbrigg | © National Trust Images/Rob Coleman

Christmas at Felbrigg

24 November - 18 December (Friday - Monday and Tuesday 12 December)

Join us for The Wolves of Wild Wood Hall, a seasonal experience for all the family. Discover the tale of Norfolk's last wolf pack on a trail through the hall and marvel at animal festivities brought to life. Ignite your senses with dazzling decorations, illustrations, music made from mushrooms and scented materials from the estate.

Plan your Christmas visit

Explore inside the hall

Learn about the stories of Felbrigg and imagine what it might have been like to have lived or worked in this grand family home as you explore beautiful rooms and work areas. Borrow a sensory bag or pick up an I Spy Felbrigg booklet and try and find the objects pictured in each room. Older children can take part in the Art Detectives Trail – look for six panels throughout the house that offer a closer look at some of the paintings on display.

Enjoy natural play in the gardens

Head to the Walled Garden and use your senses as you explore the double borders, smell the herbs, feel your way through the willow tunnel or play hide and seek in and around the different areas.

Discover the wider estate

If you have a few hours to spend, why not take the whole family for a walk around the estate – we have plenty of walks to choose from. Check off some of the 50 things to do before you're 11¾, like den building in the woods, or see if you can find the Ice House. Pick up one of our tracker packs from visitor welcome to discover more about the wildlife and nature you encounter.

Eating with us?

The Squire’s Pantry tea-room in the courtyard serves kids picnic bags, soups, sandwiches, jacket potatoes and a delicious range of cakes and drinks to take away! Please check the opening hours before your visit.

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