6 of the best Stately Homes to visit in Norfolk!

Known for being a popular staycation tourist destination, the county of Norfolk has much to offer its visitors, including some of the grandest Stately Homes in the region.


6 of the best Norfolk stately homes to visit:

  1. Houghton Hall
  2. Blickling Hall
  3. Oxburgh Hall
  4. Holkham Hall
  5. Raynham Hall
  6. Felbrigg Hall

Houghton Hall

Commissioned in 1722, by the def facto first British Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton Hall is a beautiful example of Neo-Palladian architecture. Built to reflect the wealth, taste, and status of its owner, this stately home is famed for its impressive ‘Stone Hall’ designed by the popular 18th-century architect, William Kent.

Now the home of David Cholmondeley, 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley, Houghton Hall is open to visitors between May and September.

Houghton Hall

Opening Times: 11 am to 5 pm, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday (subject to change).

Ticket Prices: between £10 to £20 (per adult individual).

Blickling Hall

This impressive Jacobean stately home is host to one of the most historically important collections of manuscripts and books in England. The Blickling Estate was once the home to the Boleyn family, and some historians believe that both Mary and Anne Boleyn were born there.

Now owned by the National Trust, the Blicking Estate is the perfect place for friends and family to spend a few hours exploring!

Blickling Hall

Opening Times: 10 am to 5 pm, seasonal openings (subject to change).

Ticket Prices: between £7 to £14 (per individual).

Oxburgh Hall

This beautiful, moated stately home was built for Sir Edmund Bedingfeld in 1482 and despite its fortified appearance, it was primarily built as a family home. Highlights of the hall include its striking moat, historical interiors, and pleasant gardens, which are perfect for a family walk!

Now owned by the National Trust, Oxburgh is a wonderful place to spend a few hours surrounded by history.

Oxburgh Hall

Opening Times: 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, seasonal openings (subject to change).

Ticket Prices: between £4.25 to £8.5o (per individual).


Holkham Hall

This gorgeous, neo-palladian stately home is still the seat of the Coke family, including the present 8th Earl of Leicester. This opulent house is full of many wonders to view, including works by Old Masters, vibrant interiors, and historical antiques. In addition, the hall is surrounded by extensive parkland and is within walking distance of Holkham Beach, allowing you to make a complete day-trip out of your visit.

Holkham Hall

Opening Times: 11 am to 5 pm (the hall). Sunday, Monday, and Thursday.

Ticket Prices: £23 (per adult individual).

Raynham Hall














This splendid stately home is still the home to Marquess Townshend and his family. This famously haunted house is actually a lovely home, filled with beautiful art, antiques, and furnishings. Modernised by William Kent for the second Viscount Townshend, the entrance hall is something to behold!

Raynham Hall is not generally open to the public, but the present Lord and Lady Townshend open the house on certain ‘open days’ throughout the year, on which you can have a tour of the house.

Raynham Hall

Opening Times: Open Days

Ticket Prices: £30 per person

Photography inside Raynham Hall is not permitted.

Felbrigg Hall

This 17th-century country house is known for its mostly untouched Jacobean architecture and pretty Georgian interiors. One of the lesser known stately homes of Norfolk, Felbrigg Hall has a lot to offer visitors and is now owned by the National Trust. The grounds are part of the Felbrigg Woods and cover roughly 1,760 acres, with a number of interesting footpaths to explore.

Felbrigg Hall

Opening Times: 10 am to 4.30 pm, seasonal openings (subject to change).

Ticket Prices: between £6 to £12 (per individual).