Somerleyton Hall - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Somerleyton, Lowestoft NR32 5QQ, UK
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About Somerleyton Hall
Somerleyton Hall and Gardens is located on the Norfolk - Suffolk border, just a stone’s throw from the coast and part of the Broads National Park. Home to Lord and Lady Somerleyton and their young family, who open their doors to the public from Easter to the end of September. The hall is Grade II* listed on the National Heritage List for England, and its landscaped park and formal gardens are also Grade II* listed on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. The formal gardens cover 12 acres.
Attractions Near Somerleyton Hall
A beautiful theme park that has over 35 rides, shows, and attractions so there’s something for everyone whether you’re a thrill-seeker or not. The park was created by entrepreneur Joe Larter in 1983 as a small American-themed family attraction, containing a miniature railway, Cine 180 an adventure playground and so more.
A beautiful museum dedicated to local and national maritime history. Its exhibits include maritime artefacts including medals awarded to Royal Navy and RNLI personnel, marine art, the fishing industry in Lowestoft and the town's involvement with the Royal Navy in World War II and so more. The museum is situated in Nicholas Everitt Park in a historic flint faced house dating from the 17th to the 19th Century containing displays of Lowestoft Porcelain, archaeology, paintings, bygones and much more
Carlton Marshes nature reserve is a huge expanse of water, woodland and marshes, home to a wide variety of fantastic wildlife. There is an adventurous playscape for children, a visitor centre with café and shop, accessible and all-weather trails, which makes it the perfect family day out. One of the iconic location where you can spend some good time in the middle of nature.
Gorleston-on-Sea has the biggest, sandiest beach for miles around, perfect for getting the family together to build sandcastles and fly a kite. Float your boat on the yachting pond, cool your toes in the paddling pool and explore the wide esplanade below the grassy cliffs. The glorious beach is a firm favourite with locals and visitors for lazy days in the sun, it's also one of the best destinations in the Great Yarmouth area if windsurfing, surfing or body-boarding is your preferred seaside act
Lowestoft Maritime Museum is a private museum in the town of Lowestoft in Suffolk, England that is dedicated to local and national maritime history. The museum offers visitors an extensive series of displays celebrating the rich maritime history of Lowestoft, with many hands-on activities including lots for children and a small cinema where you can see wonderful archive film footage. There are also special events throughout the year.
Burgh Castle Roman Fort is one of the best-preserved Roman monuments in the country. Built in the 3rd century overlooking Breydon Water and the outlet of the River Waveney. After the Roman period, the site may have been occupied by an early Christian monastery; and after 1066 a Norman castle was built inside the Fort walls.
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Discover More Attractions in Suffolk, Where Somerleyton Hall Is Located
Suffolk is an East Anglian county of ancient origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west, and Essex to the south. One of the iconic county which was flourished with natural beauty and also there are so many things to see and enjoy.