- Bike storage facilities
- Cafe / restaurant
- Free parking
- Garden only
- Mostly wheelchair accessible
- Accessible parking
“…East Anglia has some of the most delicious little moated manor houses straight out of a story book. One of my favourites belongs to Charles and Lynda Tucker at Hindringham.
The house is warm brick and cool flint and you get to it across a lovely little brick bridge. You are crossing a moat that has gone all the way round since 12th-century…
The house is Tudor, built c.1538 by a courtier who had got rich in the service of Henry VIII’s illegitimate son Henry Fitzroy. It was in decline before Gerald Gosselin from Bengeo Hall in Herts restored it in 1900.
Mrs Tucker has worked tirelessly to revitalise the gardens which are open regularly during the summer, though the house is only open for a few days. But make an effort to get there, the roses are fragrant, the black swans elegant, the tea homemade and it’s the sort of place where you feel history stops and you step off the road of time…”
30 March to 28 September.
Open Sundays 2pm to 5pm and Wednesdays 10am to 1pm.
Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.
Historic Houses members may visit the gardens on normal open dates at no charge. Pre-booking is not necessary.
Hindringham Hall house and gardens will be open to visitors for a guided history tour on the dates set out on their website. Pre-booking is essential.
The tour lasts two hours and includes tea and cakes at the end.
Mrs Lynda Tucker will conduct a tour inside the house on the ground floor, detailing its inhabitants and their travails over the last 500 years.
Mr Charles Tucker will conduct a tour of the medieval site and explain why the moat and medieval fishponds were built some 900 years ago.
Arrangements may be made for group visits.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01328 878 226 to book.
- Accessible parking
Become a Historic Houses member
Explore the nation’s heritage from just £59 per year.
Hundreds of the most beautiful historic houses, castles, and gardens across Britain offer our members free entry.
Receive a quarterly magazine exploring the architecture, collections, and family histories of our grandest and oldest homes, and get an insight into what it takes to keep them standing today.
Enjoy monthly online lectures about the houses and their extraordinary history, presented by experts including house owners, curators and guest lecturers.