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Houghton Hall & Gardens Norfolk

Bircham Rd, King's Lynn PE31 6TY, UK

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About Houghton Hall & Gardens Norfolk

Houghton Hall is one of the grandest survivors of the Palladian era, built in the 1720s for Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole. It is a showcase of the work of architects James Gibbs and Colen Campbell complemented by the richly ornamented interiors of William Kent, and furnished to reflect Walpole’s wealth and power. It is a Grade I listed building surrounded by 1,000 acres of parkland a few miles from Sandringham House.


Attractions near Houghton Hall & Gardens Norfolk

Bircham Windmill4.98km from Houghton Hall & Gardens Norfolk

Great Bircham Windmill is a Grade II listed tower mill in Great Bircham, Norfolk, England. Come and enjoy this family run attraction with something for everyone. Bake some bread, climb to the top of the mill. Play in the garden. See the sheep being milked at 2pm daily. Sample some homemade bread, cakes and cheese all on sale in our tearooms and to take home from our bakery.

Sandringham Estate9.77km from Houghton Hall & Gardens Norfolk

Sandringham House is a country house in the parish of Sandringham, Norfolk, England. It is the private home of Elizabeth II, whose father, George VI, and grandfather, George V, both died there. The house stands in a 20,000-acre estate in the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The house is listed as Grade II* and the landscaped gardens, park and woodlands are on the National Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.

Snettisham Park11.27km from Houghton Hall & Gardens Norfolk

Snettisham Park is a working farm where you and your family can have an adventurous day out. You can bottle feed lambs, collect fresh farm eggs and ride ponies as well as taking a walk on one of three wonderful trails. The farm is grazed by a 400-ewe flock, a herd of red deer, horses and ponies too.

Castle Rising12.99km from Houghton Hall & Gardens Norfolk

Castle Rising Castle is one of the most famous 12th Century castles in England. The stone keep, built in around 1140 AD, is amongst the finest surviving examples of its kind anywhere in the country. In its time Rising has served as a hunting lodge, royal residence, and for a brief time in the 18th century even housed a mental patient.

Norfolk Coast Partnership13.29km from Houghton Hall & Gardens Norfolk

The Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a protected landscape in Norfolk, England. It covers over 450 km2 of coastal and agricultural land from The Wash in the west through coastal marshes and cliffs to the sand dunes at Winterton in the east. It was designated AONB in 1968, under the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

Norfolk Lavender13.63km from Houghton Hall & Gardens Norfolk

Norfolk Lavender is at the heart of the West Coast of Norfolk.  It is England's premier lavender farm, renowned worldwide. There are over 100 types of Lavender, and the Field and Distillery Tours are well worth a visit.

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Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the northwest, The Wash.Norfolk County’s most popular tourist attractions are the beaches, ports, towns and villages along Lake Erie, known as Ontario’s South Coast.