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Sudbury Hall


Sudbury Hall

The ideal family day out - an intriguing house, an entertaining museum and a restful garden.

Home of the Vernon family until gifted to the National Trust in 1967, the Hall is an unexpected mixture of architectural styles, with remarkable carvings, plasterwork and painting. Richly decorated, it has a collection of family portraits and a magnificent carved staircase. The naturalised gardens and meadows lead to the tree-fringed lake.

  • See Queen Adelaide's stately bedroom

  • Try a cream tea in the tea room

  • Browse in the gift shop

  • Walk the fabulous long gallery of more than 138 feet

  • Walk in the grounds to look for wild life - Sudbury is home to Kestrels, Grey Herons, Grass Snakes, dragon flies, newts, frogs, toads, Little and Tawny Owls and Woodpeckers.

  • Treat yourself and the kids in the Museum shop with some home made fudge and traditional toys.
  • The National Trust Museum of Childhood

    Situated in the 19th century servants wing of Sudbury Hall, the National Trust Museum of Childhood contains fascinating displays about children from the 18th century onwards.

    Time travel through the history of toys, take centre stage in our performance area and sit up straight in the Victorian School Room.

    School Bookings by arrangement with the Education Officer 01283 585022. Party Bookings by arrangement with the Property Secretary 01283 585337.

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    Just 25 minutes west of Derby, 15 minutes east of Utoxeter, 40 minutes from Nottingham and an hour from Leicester by A50/A517 roundabout.

    Sudbury Hall Postcode for SatNav: DE6 5HT


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    +44 (0)1283 585 337 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
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