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Bedfield Hall

An isolated ninth-century site, moated around 1300 and adjacent to the eleventh-century church.

Church Lane, Bedfield, Suffolk, IP13 7JJ

Bedfield Hall front side

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Tours

Features
  • Meet the owner
Accessibility

No wheelchair access available.

For the past 40 years, the house and garden have been the home and working space of artist Timothy Easton. Timothy is also an architectural historian who has been responsible for decoding scribed symbols applied to interiors that helped past occupants gain protection against the fear of malevolent activities. He is a specialist on the painted surfaces of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century buildings.

The tour starts in the church, continuing in the garden (weather permitting), then on into the house where the lower and upper rooms can be explored.

Tours that are scheduled will be listed below. If none are scheduled yet, please check back later, or find other tours you might enjoy on our tours listing page here.

 

Tickets

TOUR DURATION
2½ hours

TOUR PRICE
£20 per person.

REFRESHMENTS
Tea or coffee with home-made cakes and biscuits

RESTRICTIONS
No photography in the house

Buy tickets here
Booking

Invitation to View tours are available to book HERE.

Stays at Bedfield Hall can be booked HERE

 

Accessibility

No wheelchair access available.

Testimonials on their tours

May we thank you for an excellent and informative tour - the best one we have been on! Your notes and footprint of the property proved valuable on the tour and when we arrived home.

Bedfield Hall English country house

Testimonials on their tours

Bedfield Hall has taken you and your wife on an amazing journey of discovery, both in the house as well as the beautiful gardens that surround it. Your love of the building and depth of knowledge is testament to this.

Bedfield Hall kitchen

Testimonials on their tours

We were most impressed with all the knowledge, hard work and love you have poured into the house and garden over the years. In our case topped off with a scrumptious tea.

Bedfield Hall bedroom with twin bed

Testimonials on their tours

Timothy Easton kept us enthralled with the information he shared about his amazing house, speaking with great knowledge and humour. The relaxed atmosphere and wonderful tea (rather more than the ‘tea and cake’ that was advertised) ensured that this trip would be remembered for many years.

Bedfield Hall river

Bedfield Hall, Suffolk

Who was Thomas Dunston?

Thomas Dunston was responsible for the layout of the painted rooms, two enriched plaster ceilings and, in his new kitchen, a remarkable painted and inscribed ceiling with magical symbols to ward off witches. Read more about his story here.

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