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Melford Hall

| Sudbury, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9AA, England
+44 1787 379228
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Not impressed

This is pretty much on our doorstep so we decided to give it a look. No one would have guessed it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ipswich, United Kingdom
A Beatrix Potter connection

A pleasant visit, probably most memorable to us for the link to Beatrix Potter who was a family... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alistair M
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Sudbury, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9AA, England
+44 1787 379228
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Reviewed yesterday

This is pretty much on our doorstep so we decided to give it a look. No one would have guessed it was a National Trust property as the place was awash with family photographs of the supposedly PREVIOUS owners who still leased a separate part...More

Thank Annievdbb
Reviewed 5 days ago

A pleasant visit, probably most memorable to us for the link to Beatrix Potter who was a family relative and clearly enjoyed her time at the house to the extent that she took many influences from here for her stories and artwork, a quantity of...More

Thank Alistair M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our visit to Melford Hall. Such a lovely house with a surprising and very interesting history. Really enjoyed the pre-opening short guided tour. Hilary our guide was so informative and obviously loves her job, and Melford Hall. All the room guides guides were very...More

Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not entirely sure I like the way they have displayed the house - a little different to others. I have visited before a number of years ago and nothing has changed. The tea room is tiny and now only serves cold food on...More

Thank HoneyD337
Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect fusion of National Trust and ancestral family values .... the Hyde Parker family still live in the south wing and it still feels like a family house. Simon Jenkins' public access principles are very tangible and the house & gardens are very welcoming...More

Thank DrDarwin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small compact house is well worth a visit. We were able to take part in a sort pre-opening talk about some of the history of the Hall which was very informative. The National Trust have kept the integrity of Melford Hall which focuses on...More

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Links to the American war of independence at a Suffolk country house comes as a surprise as do the links with Beatrix Potter

Thank backlaneme
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a guide to take us round then we went around ourselves.very informative and an interesting house with a secret which we learnt later. This house has been in the same family since the 16th century. Lovely grounds for a picnic. A good way...More

Thank Lee J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Konnichiwa! Yesterday we visited Long Melford Hall building. For Nat/Trust members it is free. Parking is available on a gravel area. There is a small shop with heritage items and an area where plants can be purchased. The fee to enter the hall'grounds is £7.60....More

Thank Adam Beryl R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

National trust, so worth joining , Lovely house and gardens with connections to Beatrix Potter. Well kept and has a small tea room.

Thank tony b
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17 January 2015|
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Response from Philip W | Property representative |
Unfortunately we will be closed. The House and Garden will re-open on Wednesday 1 April. We will be open Wednesday to Sunday from 1 to 5pm plus Bank Holiday Mondays until Sunday 1 November.