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Address: | Sudbury, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9AA, England
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A Tudor Treasure!

Fantastic building with lovely parkland and pleasant grounds that are being continually upgraded to bring them back to their former glories. Fascinating to see the links with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Blackmore, United Kingdom
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Blackmore, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic building with lovely parkland and pleasant grounds that are being continually upgraded to bring them back to their former glories. Fascinating to see the links with Beatrix Potter. Excellent place to list and thoroughly recommend the railway walk from Lavenham to Melford if you have the time!

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Melford Hall over Easter, and pleased to see that they had not found it a reason to charge a supplement, but accepted card holders, unlike Kentford Hall nearby (English Heritage). There was an Easter Egg hunt for the children, the house was very interesting and the volunteers were very knowledgeable and helpful. Lots of information about Beatrix Potter... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day had visiting this beautiful building. The volunteers have been great to us today telling is all we needed to know... so thank you :-) Well worth a visit. The gardens are beautifully kept too.

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Thank Emma F
Bristol, United Kingdom
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392 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An interesting smaller NT property; like so many if these houses, it us the volunteer guides who bring it all to life - thank you. The Library is lovely, and the history after the 1942 fire is interesting, noting the commitment of the family to save the house. Worth visiting when in the area.

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a smaller scale to some N.Trust properties it was still interesting to walk round the house at leisure and to find out how substantial construction work had to be undertaken following an extensive fire in 1942. The grounds are not extensive but are still very pleasant to wander around.The volunteers we encountered were all very pleasant and helpful.

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Melford Hall is not over commercialised and has a lovely relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The Tudor house is very interesting especially the link to Beatrix potter. There is a sweet little tea shop and chairs an tables on the lawn. They serve very nice cakes and home made sandwiches. The gardens are very pleasant and there are croquet sets and... More 

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Thank Ann T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit, especially on a sunny day as the grounds are lovely. The staff were very knowledgeable and well informed. We learnt a lot about the house and family that lived there. All very interesting.

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Thank Englishroseinlondon
Long Melford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Excellent building...great staff...beautiful grounds...easy parking Would recommend getting national trust membership at point of visit...for two or more of you with multiple visits this will be cheaper overall.

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Thank unmovable
Leicester UK
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Stopped here on the way to Southwold, only a short detour and well worth it. A nice house with a Beatrix Potter connection. Interesting architecture including a hidden door! Nice collection of vases and also interesting to see how it was lived in more recently.

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Thank Ross B
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

View the historical Melford Hall to get a sense of village life. This and Kentwell Hall are the two major manor homes of the wool merchants that dominated village life.

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