Ranked #4 of 10 attractions in Wells-next-the-Sea
Category: Historic Sites; Parks
Holkham Hall is the perfect place for a visit. Surrounded by acres of rolling parkland this magnificent Palladian building is...
Holkham Hall is the perfect place for a visit. Surrounded by acres of rolling parkland this magnificent Palladian building is a joy to discover, full of treasures in every room, from incredible architecture and stunning art, to original furniture and statuary.New Exhibition for 2013 – Glamour and Gowns: Couture by Belinda Bellville and Bellville Sassoon. Elegant ball gowns and designer dresses take centre stage in the Statue Gallery of Holkham Hall, charting the path of fashionable couture over the last fifty years. Drawings, patterns and photographs create a fascinating insight into Belinda Bellville's glittering career.In the Bygones Museum step back in time, relive memories and learn how people once lived, what they used and how inventive they were.Out 18th century walled gardens are undergoing a five-year project to sensitively restore them to their former glory. A great chance for you to see the amazing restoration work in progress and buy a plant or two.The park is 3000 acres in size and a sanctuary for wildlife. Our nature trail, signposted walks and bike hire are a great opportunity to see the flora and fauna and some of our landmarks of historical and architectural significance. Or why not relax on a leisurely lake cruise, hire canoes, kayaks and rowing boats. New for 2013 – our woodland adventure play area, with a tree house, walkways and a zip-wire it's great fun and sure to entertain the family.Why not extend your visit to enjoy one of our many events. Our varied programme offers delights such as chamber music and opera in the Marble Hall and outdoor theatre in the courtyard.