Melford Hall - National Trust

Melford Hall - National Trust
Long Melford
CO10 9AA




01787 379228


01787 379228

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Set in the unspoilt village of Long Melford, the house has changed little externally since 1578 when Queen Elizabeth I was entertained here, and retains its original panelled banqueting hall. It has been the home of the Hyde Parker family since 1786.

There are a Regency library, Victorian bedrooms, good collections of furniture and porcelain and a small display of items connected with Beatrix Potter, who was related to the family. The garden contains some spectacular specimen trees and a banqueting house, and there is an attractive walk through the park.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

3 April-31 September
Sat-Sun 1400-1730
May-September Wed-Sun 1400-1730
Bank holiday Mon Open

Admission charges

£5, child £2.50, family £12.50. Groups £4, child £2

Collection details

Architecture, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Literature

Key artists and exhibits

  • Beatrix Potter