Guided Tour:Country House Party: A Hall Tour at Holkham Hall

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Guided Tour, Wed 20 Oct 2021

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Holkham Hall

Holkham Hall

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Address

Holkham Estate,
Wells-next- the-Sea,
Norfolk,
NR23 1AB

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 16 - Sun 17 Oct Deer and Wildlife Safari
Wed 20 Oct Hidden Passages and Servants Stairs
Wed 20 Oct Country House Party: A Hall Tour
Thu 21 Oct Safari on Foot
Thu 21 Oct Deer and Wildlife Walks
Fri 22 Oct - Fri 12 Nov Fungi Foray

Details

Holkham Hall is perhaps the only eighteenth century house in the country to have an entire wing dedicated to guests, or ‘Strangers’ as they were called in eighteenth century parlance. From the very moment of the Hall’s conception, entertaining guests has been key, and under Thomas William Coke ‘of Norfolk’, Holkham became known for holding large scale events, where up to 500 guests would be in attendance. How were these guests accommodated? What did they eat? And how were they entertained?

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Level access to shop, café, walled garden, Holkham Stories Experience and hall's ground floor. A stair climbing machine gives access to the hall's first floor for most manually operated wheelchairs. Full access information is available on our website.

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 20 Oct 2021 11:15 to 12:45

Prices

£30

Directions

See location of Holkham Hall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 884428  Lat: 52.94948 Long: 0.80283

Holkham is two miles west of Wells-next-the-Sea on the main coast road, within easy reach of Norwich, King's Lynn, London and Cambridge.

Use NR23 1RH in your satnav.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 28 miles from King's Lynn station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Level access to shop, café, walled garden, Holkham Stories Experience and hall's ground floor. A stair climbing machine gives access to the hall's first floor for most manually operated wheelchairs. Full access information is available on our website.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
    • YesGravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesRamp