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More from Somerleyton...
|Fritton House Hotel
Our lovely boutique hotel by the lake..
The perfect Norfolk holiday retreat..
Fun on the water for all the family..
|Duke's Head Pub
Enjoy a gastro-lunch and a traditional ale!
Gardens & maze
The gardens at Somerleyton Hall include a walled garden where you will find ornate iron and glass greenhouses designed by Joseph Paxton, the architect of Crystal Palace; an 80’ pergola with some old wisteria; roses; clematis and vines. Adjacent to this is one of the finest yew hedge mazes in Britain, designed and planted in 1846 by William Nesfield. - if no mistakes are made the journey to the centre and back is nearly 800 yards, but is usually found to be a lot longer !
here is a collection of some wonderful specimen trees including a Eucalyptus Gunii; monkey puzzle, tulip trees, giant redwood and London Plane. In front of the Hall - topiary and rose beds and in the tunnel garden you will find our Bygones Museum with a small collection of gardening memorabilia.
The arboreal part of the gardens features rhododendrons, azaleas and a fine collection of specimen trees.
Group visits, private tours & picnics
- Group visits welcome on public open days by prior arrangement (20+) at discounted rate
- A wide variety of private tours of the Hall and gardens can be arranged throughout the year but please contact us in advance to arrange a suitable date and time.
- Somerletyon Hall has many designated picnic areas with parking available.
For more information about group visits, private tours and picnic areas, please call us on 01502 734901.
Please also note that most areas of the Hall and gardens are wheelchair accessible. Dogs except for guide dogs are not allowed in any areas of the Hall and gardens.