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Somerleyton Hall and Gardens

Lowestoft, Lowestoft NR32 5QQ, England
+44 1502 734901
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A peaceful day out

We visited Somerleyton Hall with friends and had a wonderful few hours. We only went around the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
waddesdon11
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Beautiful place

The guided tour was excellent. The afternoon tea was lovely. Extensive, well kept property. Would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jiggyjig
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Essex, England
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Lowestoft, Lowestoft NR32 5QQ, England
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+44 1502 734901
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Somerleyton Hall with friends and had a wonderful few hours. We only went around the gardens, not the hall, but were very glad we came. The gardens are very pretty, and whilst they are formal gardens, they are not over elaborate. One is...More

Thank waddesdon11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guided tour was excellent. The afternoon tea was lovely. Extensive, well kept property. Would definitely recommend people to visit.

1  Thank jiggyjig
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Access to house is with a 45 minute tour of main rooms. Heavy focus on present family and their ancestors. No real time to dig deeper. Kitchens and bedrooms not open - presumably because it's a family home. Gardens looked in need of some TLC!...More

Thank Satisco
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to visit just the gardens only. Unfortunately started with the kitchen garden. This is not labelled on the plan but the gates were open and there was no indication that it was not open to the public. Most of it looked like an abandoned...More

Thank janetZ5097QV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely to visit a grand house in private ownership without the usual commercialism of the conservation organisations! The gardens are lovely and include some amazing ancient trees and a challenging maze (which we had to abandon due to the onset of a thunderstorm!). The sunken...More

Thank wenjaye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited early July for gardens and hall tour. The gardens could be very nice, but are not very well looked after. In particular, the sunken garden - which is used for wedding photographs - in in need of some TLC. The flowers need de-heading and...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We spent an enjoyable few hours at the gardens. Can't review the house as we only wanted to see the garden. The maze gave us a challenge even though it isn't huge. The tea room was well run by some very helpful and obliging staff....More

Thank roytea
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Gorgeous place to visit, and extremely pleasant and helpful members of staff. Classy way to spend an evening.

Thank 335evelynr
Reviewed 1 June 2017

It's fair to say that the gardens aren't as large as you might imagine from the brochure but please don't be put off as it is a good day out. I think it really only makes sense if you include the tour of the house...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Beautiful house and gardens and a fabulous maze ! A last minute day out for myself and my teenage daughter led us to this gem of a place. From the minute we drove along the sweeping driveway I had a feeling this place was something...More

1  Thank Sharon A
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Jackie H
21 June 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...
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676bluesky
28 August 2016|
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Response from Beryl28 | Reviewed this property |
Just the maze,but that sounds good for kids
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