Historical Event:The Country House Party Hall Tour at Holkham Hall

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Historical Event, Wed 6 Apr - Wed 19 Oct 2022, £25

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Country House Party Hall Tour

Country House Party Hall Tour

In light of COVID-19, please make sure you check with your travel and accommodation providers before travelling.

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?

The Details

If you are arriving by car, please be aware that a parking charge of £5 applies (redeemable against purchases of £30 or over in our gift shop). Dogs other than assistance dogs are not permitted on this tour. This event lasts for approximately 90 minutes

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

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 6 Apr - Wed 19 Oct 2022 11:15 to 12:45
11.15am - 12:45pm

6th & 20th April; 4th & 18th May; 1st, 15th & 29th June; 13th & 27th July; 10th & 24th August; 7th & 21st September; 5th & 19th October

Prices

£25, including free-flow admission to the Walled Garden and Holkham Stories Experience on the same day.

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

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