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Historic Houses

Elton Hall   

Elton Hall stands in the midst of unspoilt landscaped parkland, on a site where there has been a house since the Norman Conquest.

Hemingford Grey Manor   

Built in the 1130s The Manor is reputedly the oldest continuously inhabited house in Britain and much of the original house remains virtually intact in spite of various changes over nine hundred years.

Ickworth House, Park & Garden   

The eccentric Earl of Bristol created this equally eccentric house, with its central rotunda and curved corridors, in 1795 to display his collections.

Kentwell Hall   

Kentwell - a romantic, moated, mellow redbrick Tudor mansion in a tranquil parkland setting.

Layer Marney Tower & Home Farm   

Layer Marney Tower - A Great British Building.

Sandringham House, Museum & Gardens   

The country retreat of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh is set in sixty acres (twenty four hectares) of glorious informal gardens with two beautiful lakes. Built by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra and passed down as a private home.

Somerleyton Hall & Gardens   

Somerleyton Hall and Gardens is one of the most popular stately homes in East Anglia.Situated in the beautiful Suffolk countryside the Hall and Gardens boasts a famous maze, much visited by holidaymakers,school children, as well as film and TV crews.

Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum   

This delightful early 16th century, timber framed, thatched building, once three cottages, is the oldest domestic building in East Dereham.

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