Holkham Hall is a coastal treasure and offers a wonderful day out for the family. Steeped in history, the grand 18th century Palladian hall has the perfect location, surrounded by acres of rolling parkland and the nearby north Norfolk coast. Home to the Earls of Leicester and the Coke family, inside this magnificent family home there are treasures to be discovered in every room, with superb collections of ancient statuary, tapestries and paintings by Rubens, Van Dyck, Gaspar Poussin and Gainsborough.

Visit the Field to Fork Experience and discover the fun and interactive story of food and farming at Holkham without having to put your wellies on! Let our ‘talking tools’ tell you their use; test your foody knowledge with our table-top game; enjoy our ‘Holkham Year’ film and don a Holkham tweed jacket and bowler hat for a selfie.

Enjoy nature at its best and follow marked walks or, during high days and holidays, hire cycles to venture further. Explore Holkham’s watery world with rowing boat, canoe and kayak hire on Holkham Lake. A short walk to the other side of the lake is the impressive 18th century Walled Garden. See for yourself the work in progress, as we undergo a major project to restore the garden back to all its glory.

Families will love our children’s woodland adventure play area with its tree house in the sky, high level walkways and zip wire; great for all young adventurers.  Picnic in the park, or enjoy delicious produce from the café. If you are looking for a perfect memento of your visit to Norfolk, then browse the many delights our Gift Shop has to offer.

At the north entrance to Holkham Park lies Holkham village, with the estate’s own inn, The Victoria, a selection of shops and the entrance to the Holkham beach and National Nature Reserve, renowned for its endless golden sands and panoramic vista.

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    Christmas Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall at Holkham Hall

    3pm-8pm, tours start every 15 minutes

    A magical opportunity to see the magnificent state rooms of Holkham Hall adorned with opulent Christmas decorations and beautiful flickering candlelight. Join a knowledgeable guide for a tour where you will see the wonderful decorations, learn about how they were created and listen to the intriguing stories of Holkham’s history and of its residents past and present. Meet the Victorian cook and housekeeper who will be preparing a Christmas feast and sharing stories of their time in the hall’s grand old kitchen.
    Tickets: Adult £18, Child £12, includes a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie. A soft drink alternative is available for all tours. For more information and to book visit www.holkham.co.uk

  • Dec13

    Gingerbread Creations at Holkham Hall

    11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm

    Bake-off meets Christmas! The perfect creative activity for keen bakers. Combine two Christmas traditions and make your own edible wreath using gingerbread.
    Tickets: £40 per adult includes all materials, a mince pie, hot drink and car parking. Suitable for beginners. To book visit www.holkham.co.uk.

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    Festive Food Fair at Holkham Hall

    Feast your senses in The Lady Elizabeth Wing.
    A delicious collection of food and drink from the best of local and regional producers offering a truly magical Christmas food event. Stock up on ingredients for your own Christmas feast, or find plenty of treats for the food lovers on your gift list. ‘It’s Not All About Turkey’ – a cookery theatre with a difference featuring demonstrations from local chefs, yuletide musical entertainment will mean you’ll be feeling truly festive!
    Tickets: Free entry – no need to book, just come along. There is a £3 car parking charge in Holkham park which is redeemable on purchases of £12 of more in our courtyard gift shop or café.

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    Christmas Candlelight Tours of Holkham Hall at Holkham Hall

    3pm-8pm, tours start every 15 minutes

    A magical opportunity to see the magnificent state rooms of Holkham Hall adorned with opulent Christmas decorations and beautiful flickering candlelight. Join a knowledgeable guide for a tour where you will see the wonderful decorations, learn about how they were created and listen to the intriguing stories of Holkham’s history and of its residents past and present. Meet the Victorian cook and housekeeper who will be preparing a Christmas feast and sharing stories of their time in the hall’s grand old kitchen.
    Tickets: Adult £18, Child £12, includes a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie. A soft drink alternative is available for all tours. For more information and to book visit www.holkham.co.uk

  • Dec19

    Guided Walk of the Holkham National Nature Reserve at Holkham Hall

    10am-12noon

    Join one of our warden’s on a guided walk around the Holkham National Nature Reserve starting at Lady Anne’s Drive, taking in seasonal highlights & points of interest.

    Tickets: £5 per person. Booking is advisable. Each walk will last approximately 1.5 – 2 hours. For further information and to book, please contact Sarah Henderson (Conservation Manager) telephone 01328 800730 or email s.henderson@holkham.co.uk

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