- Accessible loos
- Accessible parking
- Cafe / restaurant
- Charged parking
- Facilities for children
- Mostly wheelchair accessible
- Parkland / open spaces
- Pet friendly
- Picnic area
Varying gardens with wide range of plants and trees surround moated medieval manor. Includes scented, sensory, four elements and rose gardens. Children’s garden with enchanted trail and playground .
Boardwalk, bird hide, meadow and lakes. Ruined church.
Tearooms with homemade cakes and local specialties
Stable Gallery with art exhibitions
Visits to the gardens are free to Historic Houses members. Tours of the Hall are available through Invitation to View.
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.
Gardens, Wed – Sun 11-5 until September
Tea rooms 11-4
From September bookings /events only
Walks open daily
Hall through Invitation to view
Adult – £10.00
Concession (student, over 65 ) – £8.00
Car park for walkers – £2.00 (free for garden visitors)
Group visits are possible throughout year with bookable refreshments
Whether your group spends the whole day, or just an hour on the Estate, Lord and Lady Walpole hope you will have an enjoyable and memorable visit.
We suggest organisers discuss specific requirements with us before your visit.
Visits are possible outside public opening season and times. In order to obtain your party rate, each group that you bring should book at least 2 weeks in advance, paying for a minimum of 15 people.
Please contact us to book:
Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 7BB
Located between Aylsham and Holt about 18 miles from Norwich, signposted from Saxthorpe B1149.
Sat Navs using the postcode NR11 7BB will often lead to the private entrance. Please use the public entrance. If you have come from the direction of Saxthorpe, the public entrance is reached prior to the private one.
Why our members love visiting Mannington Hall
Barbara Holroyd - Visited September 2021
“The bones of Mannington Hall are 15th Century gently fortified with crenellations. It escaped both ravaging armies and later Georgian facadism. It’s a sweetie of a home sitting snug behind its moat. Inside – a juxtaposition of modern collectables, antiques and Victorian tear catchers – new to me too.
We were treated to tea and unctuous cakes in the cafe. The Walpole family are hands on and apart from the renowned collection of roses, they are keen environmentalists and promoters of wildlife. Barn owls are resident. There is an enchanted trail for children and big people! Smashing.”
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