The residence of Great Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, with magnificent interiors and award-winning walled garden.
There are a number of sculptures around the grounds, including some Henry Moore ones in the summer of 2019.
The Soldier Museum is the largest private collection of model soldiers in the world. It was started by the 6th Marquess of Cholmondeley as a school boy, and he continued collecting throughout his life, often commissioning whole scenes to his specification.
Visit the Hall's website
What makes it special
- See the Outdoor Sculptures, including some of Henry Moore's
- Visit the Soldier Museum and see the extensive collection of model soldiers
1st May to 29th September
Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday, & Bank Holiday Mondays
from 20th July also Saturday
Gates open - 11:00 to 17:00 (last entry 16:00)
House open 12:00 to 16:00 (last tour 15:30)
Adult - House, Gardens, Grounds & Exhibition - £18.00
Adult - Gardens & Grounds Only - £12.00
Students (with ID card) - £10.00
Under 17yrs - free
Other things to do nearby
Bircham Windmill is one of the best working windmills in the UK today. Climb to the fan stage on a windy day and watch the sails turn.
Blackbeard’s Adventure Golf is an 18 hole golf course with a pirate and aztec theme which is great fun for all ages.
Jump on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape. Seasoned pro or just fancy a ride, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Witness the ancient craft of glass making from sand to finished product. Browse the shop and pick up a souvenir from your holidays.
Home of BBC’s ‘Springwatch’, Pensthorpe is a great way to get close to nature and learn more about wildlife and conservation.
1 mile Seafront funfair with a selection of rides including dodgems, waltzers, merry-go-round, roller coaster and a ghost train. Visit the website
4.5 miles Walk alongside bird-filled lagoons, shingle beaches and the vast wilderness of The Wash. Visit the website
From taking a relaxing stroll to a full-on trek, there's something here for all walkers! The principle walk is Peddar's Way, which is also known as the Norfolk Coastal Path.
Cycle around Holkham park - it's flat as a pancake so suitable for everyone and perfect for young families - there's even cycle hire so you don't have to worry about bringing your bikes.
Holkham Beach Distance: 9 miles/14km Start/finish: Anne's Drive, Holkham (NR23 1RG) Terrain: Sandy beach, path Toughness: Easy Ascent
9 miles Visit the amazing sights and sounds of the beautiful Thursford Collection, the world's largest collection of steam engines and organs. Visit the website
18 miles Take a fascinating journey beneath the sea and come face to face with Sharks, Otters, Penguins and Seahorses. Visit the website
Join one of the daily boat trips from either Blakeney or Morston harbours to see the seals and birds in their natural environment at the National Trust run Blakeney Point. Excursions run every d
The shingle beach, saline lagoons and grazing marsh support large numbers of wildfowl. The view from the visitor centre is breathtaking. Visit the Nature Reserve website See the Norfolk Tr