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As NT members this location offered a number of options, not just the hall.The hall is not the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
R1711DDmarks
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Christmas decorations.

The hall is sometimes criticised for its lack of full furnishing- and to many, including ourselves... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
1949etwall
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to Sudbury as a National Trust member. It was to see Christmas in the house with the building decorated in Regency style. In truth much of the Xmas decorations were cheap and plastic like. The building itself is attractive and the grounds are pleasant....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As NT members this location offered a number of options, not just the hall.The hall is not the largest property in the NT selection, but is full of history, and incorporating the nearby village is a good overall day out.It would be even better in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank R1711DDmarks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hall is sometimes criticised for its lack of full furnishing- and to many, including ourselves this is a continuing problem. However the Christmas decorations offset this in large part by their colour and there variety. This applies to the hall both inside and outside....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1949etwall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took our almost 13 year old grandson kicking and screaming to ‘a museum’. He loved it. Success. He enjoyed seeing the toys that grandma and grandad had played with in the 60’s and then the toys that his dad had played with in the 80’s....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lorraine2286
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were two couples, who had a nice day out at Sudbury Hall. The Hall itself is a very grand building, but is a little empty of any furniture. This does give the Hall a feeling of being cold and unwelcoming. You feel as if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Keith D
Reviewed 5 November 2018

first visit found the whole site very interesting, stair case is magnificent ceilings are beautiful, hall got lots of history, staff very helpful, childhood museum is brilliant, especially the bedrooms on the ceiling above the dolls houses ,you have to see it to believe it......More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Denise P
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

The first time we’ve visited this lovely National Trust property and loved it. It is a really lovely Jacobean House and has some magnificent paintings from the seventeenth century through to the thirties. Tremendous ceiling paintings. It has good parking, though a walk from the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Doug S
Reviewed 2 November 2018

This building is over 400 years old in a great state of repair; the preservation / restoration work is clearly a priority for the NT here. However, it lacked any soul and depsite its many rooms, impressive paintings and extensive building work over the centuries,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Really enjoyed my visit here. The house itself is fantastic with some magnificent carved ceilings and paintings, and there is the museum of childhood, which I also enjoyed. Brought back fond memories of my childhood. Gardens are not huge and won't take long to look...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank durham05
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Had a family day out at Sudbury Hall. Unfortunately didn't have chance to look around the house but we'll definitely be back for a visit soon. Museum and grounds were fabulous.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
I would say at any time of the year, as exhibitions and events are going on al the time. Each season is beautiful, so just go whenever you feel like it and enjoy the magic of every season. I hope this is of help to you.
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Response from pauldyer481 | Reviewed this property |
General office is not manned Saturdays and Sundays. Dogs permitted in the grounds but limited areas and must be on lead. Restaurant is in the stable block away from the house but seating is inside and outside with seating... More
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