Somerleyton Hall & Gardens


Lowestoft, Suffolk

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A wonderful stately home and gardens, near Lowestoft. Somerleyton Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian stately homes in Britain. Inside the hall you will find beautifully decorated historic state rooms and stunning pieces of art. Surrounding the hall are 12 acres of beautiful garden which include an impressive arboretum, William Nesfield’s formal parterre and the famous yew maze, planted back in 1846.

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Somerleyton Hall & Gardens
Somerleyton Hall & Gardens, Somerleyton, LOWESTOFT, Suffolk, NR32 5QQ


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Discover Suffolk

Suffolk is Constable country, where the county’s crumbling, time-ravaged coastline spreads itself under wide skies to convey a wonderful sense of remoteness and solitude. Highly evocative and atmospheric, this is where rivers wind lazily to the sea and notorious 18th-century smugglers hid from the excise men. John Constable immortalised these expansive flatlands in his paintings in the 18th century, and his artwork raises the region’s profile to this day.

Walking is one of Suffolk’s most popular recreational activities. It may be flat but the county has much to discover on foot – not least the isolated Heritage Coast, which can be accessed via the Suffolk Coast Path. Southwold, with its distinctive, white-walled lighthouse standing sentinel above the town and its colourful beach huts and attractive pier features on many a promotional brochure. Much of Suffolk’s coastal heathland is protected as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and shelters several rare creatures including the adder, the heath butterfly and the nightjar. In addition to walking, there is a good choice of cycling routes but for something less demanding, visit some of Suffolk’s charming old towns, with streets of handsome, period buildings and picturesque, timber-framed houses.

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