Steeped in history, Holkham Hall on the North Norfolk coast has the perfect setting; surrounded by rolling parkland, rich in wildlife. This magnificent 18th century Palladian hall is home is to the Earls of Leicester and the family takes great pride in sharing the house and its treasures with visitors. The state rooms offer superb collections of ancient statuary, original furniture, tapestries and paintings by Rubens, Van Dyck, Gaspar Poussin and Gainsborough.
Learn about Holkham’s unique agricultural heritage in the ‘Field to Fork Experience’ with its interwoven stories of crop production, game keeping and conservation and how this all contributes to produce the food on your fork. Explore the children’s woodland adventure play area and enjoy the colourful plantings and scents in the historic walled garden. Your visit must also include the café and gift shop, both showcasing the work and produce of local artisan suppliers.
Visit the new Ropes Course on the estate, and tackle wobbly crossings, swinging bridges and zip wires! Explore the parkland on two weeks by hiring bikes from the Cycle Hire centre or get to grips with paddles and oars on Holkham lake, hiring a canoe, kayak or rowing boat.
There’s a full and varied programme of events throughout the year, from walks and talks, tractor trailer tours and pond dipping to outdoor cinema and theatre, sporting events and live concerts. There’s something for everyone, making Holkham a great day out for the whole family.
Hall, Field to Fork Experience and Walled Garden: Adult £16, Child (2-16yrs) £8, Family (2+3) £44.
Field to Fork Experience and Walled Garden: Adult £7.50, Child (2-16yrs) £3.75, Family (2+3) £21.
Field to Fork Experience only: Adult £5, Child (2-16yrs) £2.50, Family (2+3) £13.50.
Walled Garden Only: Adult £3, Child (2-16ys) £1.50.