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Address: Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9BA, England
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+44 1787 310207
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Kentwell Hall is a beautiful moated red brick Tudor Manor House in the...

Kentwell Hall is a beautiful moated red brick Tudor Manor House in the historic village of Long Melford, Suffolk. Whilst not a stately home, this 'little great house' remains a lived-in and much-loved family home; something it has been for over 500 years.

Surrounded by timbered outbuildings, tranquil gardens and a large estate, Kentwell is popular for family days out, weddings, filming and functions and is noted for its special events programme including living history re-creations and the award-winning Scaresville experience.

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Kentwell Hall is a must see when staying in Long Melford. Check the local times of when the home is open. I

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kentwell Hall is a must see when staying in Long Melford. Check the local times of when the home is open. I

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Glemsford, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here for the annual pilgrimage of the fright fest that we do every year and it always seems somewhat different even though in the same venue.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as a family last weekend to see just what a Victorian Christmas is like. I loved it as did the rest of the party. Only for the want of a few shovels full of gravel or chippings on the muddier bits would this have got the full 5 stars..... I know it's a working farm, and it's England... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended the Kentwell Hall Victorian Christmas yesterday and was very disappointed. Found the activities very shoddy, expected much more for the cost of the tickets ! The house did not meet our expectations and was not at alll Christmassy. The refreshments were expensive, in all the waste of a day.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful day! Kentwell Hall's Magical Christmas truly lives up to its name. On arrival you are given a map and (if required) a time to visit Father Christmas. You are then left to roam freely and explore. There are a whole host of activities for children and adults alike, we really loved "through the wardrobe and the craft... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited Kentwell Hall last year, I must say that on bringing my two young grand-daughters this year, I was most disappointed. Very little Christmas cheer was in evidence, and there were far fewer Victorian characters than I remember from my previous visit. The house was just as I remembered it and was beautifully arrayed, however the music hall was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just got home from a lovely day at Kentwell Hall. A full day we got there a little after 10am and left and just gone 4pm. Would have stayed longer but my 7yr old was shattered! We met the big man himself. Yes a wait but tell me what father Christmas you don't have to wait for?! Some people moaned... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a lovely day we had at Kentwell Hall's Victorian Christmas, so much to see and do, the music hall, the magic show to the craft making at the house for the children (and us!!) a tour around the house, where you can meet the actors dressed in all their Victorian splendour, the open fires burning, the lovely smells... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I took my two grandchildren, 7 and 9 to the magical Christmas so my daughter and son-in-law could do all the things parents need to do before Christmas without little ones under their feet! We arrived at 11.30 and stayed until 5 so I felt it was worth the money. I have been to the Tudor event... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular visitors to Kentwell and invited some friends with a 4 year old to join us for the Dickensian Christmas event last weekend. They loved it. Father Christmas, Reindeer and the Wind in the Willows sections were super. The four year old also loved the chance to make a variety of Christmas decorations in the undercroft. We watched... More 

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