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Azalea season

Living nearby we sometimes visit the hall when the rhododendrums and azaleas are out, because the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tim S
A good day out

Enjoyable day but gardens not as good as a ticipated. Hot weather did not help as everything... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Living nearby we sometimes visit the hall when the rhododendrums and azaleas are out, because the gardens have magnificent specimens

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyable day but gardens not as good as a ticipated. Hot weather did not help as everything parched. Lovely tour of the house with extremely informative guides. Good in care good value

Thank 760joanie
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely house with interesting history, great to see it is still being used by the family, who are young and vibrant with small children. Excellent tour of the house provided interesting background and information. The gardens and stunning - could spend the whole day...More

Thank KP_LB
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just went to the gardens as it was a very hot day and we wanted to be outside. We had refreshments in the restaurant which were excellent. The gardens are stunning. Loved the white garden. Would go again.

Thank Inmyforties
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only called in because hall is part of HHA and so pleased we did. Timed it just right for a tour of the house, the guide was very knowledgeable,friendly and made the tour interesting. After the hall came the gardens which were absolutely beautiful....More

Thank fshudson54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only visited the gardens and chose a day where everyone else seemed to have headed for the beach. So we had the landscape gardens next to the hall pretty much to ourselves for most of the picnic we brought alone. Felt like our own...More

Thank zigtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group, arriving by coach and from the initial booking , we had been dealt with in such a friendly and personal way. We had a perfect day of weather and there was enough for us to enjoy on all levels. Our tour...More

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to use the train to get here - from where we were staying it would have been a long drive around to it and anyway, a train ride always adds to a gentle day out. The House and the station are some way...More

1  Thank SussexBloke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have in the past been disappointed when visiting private stately homes since they inevitably do not live up to National Trust standards. This is not the case here. The house guides were excellent, the house itself interesting and the cafe sold cream teas of...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant day looking round this fab place, very interesting and also visited the lovely church on the edge of the extensive grounds

Thank whatyaseeiswhatyaget
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April 21, 2018|
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Response from andreaw2403 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the late response, there are places to have picnics however Somerleyton is closed Fridays and Saturdays
Jackie H
June 21, 2017|
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Response from Lilyland | Reviewed this property |
I think it's on gravel so you'd best phone them and see what they have to say... I have brought a child's pushchair with me before and that got round ok...