With such an abundance of breath-taking countryside and its proximity to London, it's no surprise that Norfolk has been considered one of the most desirable holiday destinations in the UK for a long time. In fact, Norfolk's been a popular destination for centuries, which explains the number of opulent country houses in the county, the vast majority of which now operate as tourist attractions. Felbrigg Hall, in the north of Norfolk, is among the county's most impressive. Fortunately for visitors, there are also plenty of first-rate hotels in the area.
A Gorgeous Jacobean Mansion
Felbrigg Hall was built for the wealthy Felbrigg family during the 17th Century. The stunning property is a fine example of Georgian architecture at its finest. The interior is finished to a high standard, boasting a varied array of styles. Visitors travel from the Chinese bedroom to the Great Hall, complete with stained glass windows. There are story boxes dotted around the property, helping kids to understand the story of this special house.
Surrounding the decadent property is a vast expanse of parkland and carefully landscaped gardens. Whether you prefer to stroll around the gardens in the summer sun or inspect the artwork and furnishings of the mansion's interior, you're sure to leave Felbrigg Hall impressed.
A Complete Attraction
Within the 1,760 estate, there's plenty to see and do. From travelling families to elderly couples, the facilities at Felbrigg Hall are sure to provide all visitors with everything needed to spend a long day at the National Trust property.
There are tearooms at Felbrigg Hall, serving refreshments and meals. Alternatively, visitors can dine in any one of the many picnic areas around the site. There's good disabled parking, wheelchairs for use and Braille guides.
Hotels near Felbrigg Hall
Located just inland from the popular seaside resort of Cromer, Felbrigg Hall is close to some of the finest hotels in Norfolk and East Anglia. The Felbrigg Lodge Hotel offers easy access to the property and features a number of luxurious facilities, including an indoor pool and steam room.
Visitors looking for more affordable accommodation can head further inland to the Norfolk countryside, where there are plenty of welcoming bed and breakfasts and guest houses to be found.