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Somerleyton Hall and Gardens

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Address: Lowestoft, Lowestoft NR32 5QQ , England
Phone Number: 01502 734901
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Nice afternoon in the sunshine

I've lived near Somerleyton Hall for many years and I've never been able to do the maze first time! The Hall is a shadow of it's former self but still worth a visit. Refreshments... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A fabulous House and Gardens experience. Some beautiful rooms to wander through and the gardens are lovely in summertime. Don't miss the maze. Always a great favourite, and a visit to the tearoom is also essential.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I've lived near Somerleyton Hall for many years and I've never been able to do the maze first time! The Hall is a shadow of it's former self but still worth a visit. Refreshments are available at the usual inflated prices. It's where the earliest experiments were made during the development of hovercraft.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We popped in here when picking up some raffle prizes that Somerleyton Hall had kindly donated to the Looked After Children of Lowestofts Christmas party. The staff are wonderfully helpful.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Hall itself is pretty bog-standard stately home (sorry Hugh!), but the gardens are really charming and the cafe food excellent. Good place to explore and take lots of photos. Tucked away off the beaten track, so never seems too over run by tourists. Lovely plave to spend a sunny afternoon, and if you ever get invited to an event... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good day out with loads of space for the children to run around, there is a maze too. Can look around the house. Cafe very nice. Lovely place for a wedding, we got married there in 2013 it was fabulous !

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Watford, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We went visited here in the summer and had a lovely time. The tour was very interesting and we then spent a long time looking around the grounds which were stunning. The tea room was lovely as well, I would definitely recommend a visit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Lovely location and house/gardens but the day was ruined to discover they were killing wildlife and when confronted the estate manager turned nasty so we left and would never go back.

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

had a really good day out here with friends here only went round the gardens and also went into the maze which was fun,had food in the cafe,staff were fab,and food was great,everyone should try a day out to somerleyton house

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I loved it here. The gardens and the building are beautiful. Defiantly take a camera! Lots of different passage ways and a maze - so ideal for young children. We chose not to tour the house but I wished we had because it looked so beautiful from the outside. There is also a tea room which looked nice. Would love... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Beautiful gardens, a lovely house, delicious steak & ale pie, divine afternoon tea and cake. Very enjoyable afternoon.

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