National Trust - Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Sudbury Hall, Main Rd, Sudbury, Ashbourne DE6 5HT, UK
About National Trust - Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Sudbury Hall is a country house in Sudbury, Derbyshire, England. One of the country's finest Restoration mansions, it has Grade I listed building status. Discover remarkable 17th-century craftsmanship, exquisite plasterwork, wood carvings and classical story-based murals. Meet knowledgeable room hosts and volunteers and be amazed by the grandeur of the Great Staircase, the Long Gallery and the captivating story of this historic house.
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