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Ormesby Hall

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Sunday visit

What a great place to visit . Very knowledgeable staff who were very welcoming. Would certainly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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In For A Penny

A lovely find in a Middlesbrough suburb. Almost adjacent to Stewart Park (home to the Captain Cook... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew G
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The Pennyman family's intimate 18th-century mansion. Alongside the Georgian mansion, Victorian kitchen and laundry, there are beautiful gardens and estate walks to explore. We also have permanent model railway displays.
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West Lodge Ladgate Lane | West Lodge, Middlesbrough TS3 0SR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Super place. Lovely house to look around with really knowledgable staff who were willing to give information without being too pushy. Nice gardens with croquet and deckchairs, and good cafe. Well worth a visit - if you can find it - as the signage in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took advantage of mine and my partners National Trust pass and the fact it is not overly far from where we live and we were not disappointed. I must say there is plenty to do and it is a good way to spend a fair...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great place to visit . Very knowledgeable staff who were very welcoming. Would certainly recommend.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ctw626
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a spare afternoon whilst working and happened on this NT owned house. The history was fascinating and the model railways suitable for all ages. great.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Happychap103
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely find in a Middlesbrough suburb. Almost adjacent to Stewart Park (home to the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum), Ormesby Hall is charming, inside and out. Originally, the Pennyman family’s land extended as far north as the Tees, more than three miles away. Nothing spectacular...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very little known place. Situated off Ladgate Lane, most probably drive past the entrance without a 2nd glance. However, it has a long driveway to the Hall itself. Once there parking is on grass , a bit awkward in wet weather and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find and park and only a short walk to the house. The kitchens and laundry area in the old part was probably the most interesting. Also model railways which is s but unusual. Must rooms had good guides available Grounds not massive but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank malcolm680
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today with our young grandson for the Easter activities. These were well organised and great value. Afterwards, we had a look around the house and spent ages in the model railway rooms. All the staff we spoke to were very friendly and very...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Couple10
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Joined NT whilst away on holiday a few weeks ago and decided to begin visiting local NT properties to make the most of the membership. Yesterday we just took the dog for a walk although we could have taken her into the gardens too on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ClaireandGeoff
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Our extended family visited Ormesby Hall to allow grandchildren to participate in Easter egg hunt. It was a well organised event with 10 clues scattered around the attractive garden for the children. Once completed we walked around the hall and amazed at the model railway...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Rosie H
August 29, 2018|
Response from Ormesby H | Property representative |
Thank you for your question Rosie H. We do have a small selection of National Trust shop items, however our shop is in the process of being moved into a larger area with a greater selection of items. We hope that this will... More
August 27, 2018|
Response from NunningtonHall |
Hi, the hall and car park closes at 5pm, but access to the estate is past that time but only by walking.