Overview

This large, authentic Queen Anne house with medieval origins is home to an enthusiastic extended family and a haunting of ghosts.

‘Butcher’ Cumberland visited and Sir John Soane made improvements; survived years as a boys’ school.

The owner suggests you should arrive early to get the most from your trip by visiting the extensive furniture showrooms in the oldest parts of the house before the tour or by visiting the Tearooms where they offer delicious homemade food (make sure you book on 01986 483267 to be sure you can get in!), which is where visitors are served a Full Afternoon Tea at the end of the tour.

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Tour features

Ground floor, original kitchen, gardens and working areas. Photographic archive of the house and people who lived there in 19th century and when it was a school from 1948 to 1973. Everything presented by Annabel Stretton-Derham the current owner.

Directions

From Norwich on the B1332 take the turning on your right, directly after The Mermaid pub. Stay on this road for a couple of miles and Earsham Hall is on your right.
From the A143 follow the brown tourist signs, after passing Harleston or Bungay (depending on direction) and follow to Earsham Hall. (Do not go into Earsham village, Earsham Hall is to the north of the A143.) Tel 01986 893868.

Refreshments

Tea or coffee and a nibble on arrival at the beginning of the tour (served in the Hall )and a full afternoon tea at the end. For the candlelit tour: tea or coffee and a nibble on arrival, mulled wine at the end of the tour, followed by a two-course supper in the tearoom.

Access notes

Wheelchairs can be carried up front steps and then all on one level inside. Gravel pathways outside – uneven ground.

 

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Opening
Opening

2019 tour dates

  • 26 March
  • 25 April
  • 17 May
  • 10 June
  • 28 August
  • 12 September
  • 15 October
  • 28 November

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Admission
Admission

All, bar one, 2019 tours are £21.00 per person, with a discount for Historic Houses members.

28 November tour at £34.00: Candlelit tour & Hall decked out for Christmas with mulled wine and supper.


Upcoming events

25 Apr 2019

Earsham Hall, nr Bungay

This large, authentic Queen Anne house with medieval origins is home to an enthusiastic extended family and a haunting of ghosts. ‘Butcher’ Cumberland visited and Sir John Soane made improvements; survived years as a boys’ school. 

The owner suggests you should arrive early to get the most from your trip by visiting the extensive furniture showrooms in the oldest parts of the house before the tour or by visiting the Tearooms where they offer delicious homemade food (make sure you book on 01986 483267 to be sure you can get in!), which is where visitors are served a full afternoon tea at the end of the tour.