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Ormesby Hall

West Lodge Ladgate Lane | Ormesby, Middlesbrough TS3 0SR, England
+44 1642 324188
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Atmospheric Building

A well laid out building telling the story of the Perryman family in Middlesbrough.The room... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2017
Morris B
Leicester, United Kingdom
A fine country house

This National Trust property is well set up - it's just as if Lady Penneyman, the last owner, has... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Steve M
Redcar, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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West Lodge Ladgate Lane | Ormesby, Middlesbrough TS3 0SR, England
+44 1642 324188
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

A well laid out building telling the story of the Perryman family in Middlesbrough.The room stewards were very informative

1  Thank Morris B
Reviewed October 14, 2017

This National Trust property is well set up - it's just as if Lady Penneyman, the last owner, has just walked out of the room. The newspapers, the Radio Times magazine are just as she might have left them. The Room Stewards are helpful without...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Well you will be amazed to come out of the centre of Middlesbrough, turn a corner up to the hall and find yourself completely in the countryside. It is a beautiful setting. We did not see everything, but plan to come back. The house is...More

1  Thank adele o
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Can't remember the last time I enjoyed a visit so much. Perhaps it was it was a rainy day midweek and only a few visitors. The hugely informative staff provided all the information and more to make the visit interesting. Family history well outlined with...More

1  Thank Russ F
Reviewed October 3, 2017

A National Trust property within walking distance of our home. It belonged to a local family ( Pennyman ) for 400 years and has a colourful history. The gardens are lovely and there are walks through the parkland. For railway enthusiasts, there are fantastic model...More

Thank Maggi S
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Very helpful guides on hand. A property which was occupied by the same family for 400 years. Not cluttered so plenty of room to see and experience the room settings. Model railway can be considered a bonus but it has no connection with the former...More

Thank JohnB042
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

It's not massive but it was lived in as a home until 1983 by the family who had lived there for generations. Was originally a massive estate which by the late 70s had shrunk hugely. Fascinating bit of local history. Nice external walks, and there...More

Thank NorthEastMe999
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Nice for relaxing amble through gardens, Hall its self a bit run down but interesting. They also hold outside events such as Proms in the Park and 70's nights which are alway popular

Thank Sue B
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Interesting to see how the gentry lived, a lot better than the commoners so probably not a lot changed. Pleasant, Informative and helpful staff / volunteers & an interesting day out. Allow a good hour to visit house but worth taking a picnic & walk...More

Thank stevepeacock
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Lots of information in the rooms about the hall and the family and the guides are willing to help and tell you more. An interesting feature is the collection of working model railways in the upstairs rooms. Fascinating to learn about the lady of the...More

Thank John P
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April 19, 2016|
Response from Ormesby H | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Then entrance fee for Ormesby hall and gardens is: Adult - £5.50 / Child £2.75 / Family £13.75. National Trust members and under 5s are free.