Norfolk milestone showing distance to Houghton, and to Wells

Houghton Hall


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

Opening Times

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

Hostels nearby

Houghton Hall

King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6UE

Map references

OS Map: 132

OS Grid Ref: TF791287

Lat/Lng: 52.826803, 0.657929

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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