Late medieval manor, with C18 additions, adjacent to outer bailey of ruined Norman castle, destroyed 1173.

Manor of Haughley was one of the foremost in England, previous lords included Henry II and Mary Tudor (present owner is the current lord). Features include priest hole in a chimney, two bricked up tunnels and manorial documents on display. Three-acre garden with walled kitchen garden.

This property is viewable only through Invitation to View

Tour features

Tour to include cellar, ground floor, first floor and brief look at the attic, followed, after tea, by a tour of the gardens. Of particular note are the owners’ collections of fans, antique weaponry and militaria.


From the A14, take exit J49, drive through the village, take left fork at village green and Haughley House is 100 yards on the left.


Afternoon tea comprising tea/coffee, homemade scones and cake. Lunch for groups by arrangement.

Access notes

Ground floor only; gravel paths; main staircase has a handrail to the left all the way up; the stairs are wide and not particularly steep.


No photography in the house, no stilettos, dogs or smoking.


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2019 tour dates

  • 4 and 16 April
  • 9 and 22 May
  • 12 June
  • 7 July
  • 7 August

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All 2019 tours are £17.00 per person, with a discount for Historic Houses members.