Opening times for 2 December 2023
Asset Opening time House 10:30 - 15:00 Garden 10:30 - 16:00 Café 10:30 - 15:00
Please note last entry onsite is 3pm and the house and cafe also close at 3pm.MTWTFSS2728293012345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031
Cafe is open with indoor and outdoor seating. Please see further down the page for opening times or go to eating and shopping for more information on what is available.
Electric vehicle charging point
There are two electrical charge points in the overflow car park
Free parking, 150 metres from the house. Entrance on Ladgate Lane
Dogs on short leads welcome in the garden, courtyards and wider estate. Assistance dogs only in the house and cafe
Mobility parking spaces in visitor car park. Accessible toilet. Manual wheelchairs for hire. Ramped access into the ground floor of the mansion and cafe. Step access to first floor of the mansion. Partly accessible grounds as the pathways are loose gravel, bark and grass.
Accessible toilet is reached via ramp access into the courtyards.
Seating in the garden and throughout the mansion on highlighted chairs.
There are mobility parking spaces in the visitor car park.
Stepped access only to first floor of the house and second-hand bookshop. Also step access only to model railway layouts (closed for winter)
Level access to the garden.
We have manual wheelchairs for hire, but we do not have mobility scooters for hire. Pre-booking recommended for manual wheelchairs on 01642 328904.
Ramped access into the ground floor of the mansion, cafe and toilets courtyard.
From A19 take A174 to A172. From Guisborough, the hall is west of the A171, head towards Ormesby / Middlesbrough and please follow brown direction signs for cars, which brings you to Ladgate Lane.
Parking: free, 150 metres
Sat Nav: use TS3 0SR for car parking
Entrance via Ladgate Lane, Middlesbrough TS3 OSR
Marton train station 1½ miles / 15 minute walk from the train station to the hall; Middlesbrough train station 3 miles
services from Middlesbrough: 63 / 28
NCN65, 2¼ miles
Ormesby Hall is a two pawprint rated place. Dogs are welcome throughout the gardens, woodland walks and parkland. With acres to explore it’s a great place to share with your dog.
Classic Georgian mansion with décor, paintings and furniture telling the stories of the many Pennyman’s who have lived here.
Garden and parkland
The garden and 240 acres of parkland and farmland combine to create a green oasis in the heart of industrial Middlesbrough.
Café serving a range of drinks, snacks and light lunches to eat in or take away.
The second-hand bookshop has something for everyone, including children and adult fiction, and all categories of non-fiction.
The scene is set for one and all for a panto themed Christmas at Ormesby Hall. The rooms will be adorned with sparkling lights and pantomime inspired decorations.
The scene is set for one and all for a panto themed Christmas at Ormesby Hall. This year the rooms will be adorned with sparkling lights, pantomime inspired decorations and lots of pantomime fun.
Enjoy a visit with the family to Ormesby Hall, with lots to see and do inside the house and in the garden.
Explore the rooms of this grand house, home to the Pennyman family since 1599, and discover the décor, paintings and furniture that tell their stories.
Looking for some refreshments during your visit to Ormesby Hall? The café serves a wide range of drinks and snacks to eat in or take away. Afterwards, stop by the second-hand bookshop to pick up your next page turner.
If you're looking for a shorter walk at Ormesby, follow this easy trail through the churchyard and along the farm track to take in the sights and sounds of the tenant farmer's fields.
Enjoy this walk into an often missed part of Ormesby estate, taking in its upper fields where the tenant farmer grows crops, and Crow Woods for some woodland walking.
Take a long amble across Ormesby's parkland and through the woodland. Look and listen out for wildlife and take in memorable views of the former Pennyman family estate.
On 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟴 𝗗𝗲𝗰𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿, in partnership with Tall Tales Mysteries, we will host 'Murder At The Panto' with a cast of traditional panto characters who are about to discover a murder at Ormesby Hall.
This classic Georgian mansion is surrounded by 240 acres of parkland and farmland, which offer year round seasonal walks with a colourful Victorian formal garden accompanying the mansion.
Uncover the family's stories from 'wicked' Sir James to Colonel Pennyman, survivor of the First World War, and the theatrical exploits of his wife Ruth. Then experience the life of a Victorian servant and explore the Laundry and Kitchen.
Ormesby Hall also has a yearly events programme.
Discover more about the ‘creating a space for nature’ project at Ormesby Hall which aims to create a green oasis and nature-rich haven in the heart of urban Middlesbrough.
From working on conservation projects to greeting visitors, there are lots of ways you can play your part in helping care for Ormesby Hall. Find out how to get involved.