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Address: | Sudbury, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9AA, England
Phone Number: +44 1787 379228
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An amazing grand staircase!

We had to stop in Long Melford and ask where to find Melford Hall – if we had driven on a further quarter mile we couldn’t have failed to see it as it dominates the road out of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2016
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been a few times to Melford Hall. The gardens are beautiful in spring and summer! They had a little treasure hunt for the kids to do in the house. They can hunt for certain items, and at the end they get a Peter rabbit sticker. Also the kids can actually play in the small playroom. I grew up... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the visit but one member of staff was quite rude to us which spoiled the experience not sure if we will return Which is a shame

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Thank Indiabee23
Reading, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had to stop in Long Melford and ask where to find Melford Hall – if we had driven on a further quarter mile we couldn’t have failed to see it as it dominates the road out of the village and can’t be missed. The house itself is interesting, and it’s intriguing to see how the restored/rebuilt wing (after the... More 

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Thank IsaCB
London
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247 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Came here on a Sunday afternoon for a visit. The house was lovely, you don't need a large amount of time to properly visit, as it's only small. There are many volunteers around who are only too happy to furnish everyone with information about the history of the house and its occupants. Seeing the Beatrix potter sketches and drawings was... More 

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Thank Lacey L
Basildon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Melford Hall is an established National Trust property with gardens, tea room and a small shop. We attended with our 3 year old daughter. The friendliness started with the car park ladies who chattered to our daughter while explaining to us that the house was not yet open(although the grounds and tea room were). We played hide-and-seek in the garden... More 

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Thank Tim N
Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A lovely afternoon spent at Melford Hall, with the added surprise of being able to see some of Beatrix Potter's sketches that have only just been discovered in some books there .... they had been put on display in the Banquetting Hall, itself an impressive building.

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Thank Linda C
Ipswich
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Melford Hall is pretty much just down the road from me and visited once or twice a year. It's not large property but gardens and grounds are lovely and the house itself quite impressive in the parts that weren't damaged by fire in 1942. The rebuilt areas are a bit plain for my taste but it was in the 1940s.... More 

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Thank KevinJayne S
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visiting Melford Hall was the perfect trip out. The staff were friendly and welcoming, very knowledgeable about the history of the house without forcing any information on you. The grounds are gorgeous and the historical background absolutely fascinating. Add in an excellent tearoom and a good shop and it was great!

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Thank Nicola C
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Visited the house, grounds and Beatrix Potter exhibition early in October. Staff very welcoming and informative as you wander around its beautiful and impressive interior.

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Thank AnneBFZ
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We joined the National Trust this year and have taken full advantage of our new cards, we have visited many houses now all over, but last Sunday 1/10/2016 we thought we'd visit Melford Hall as it's close to home, the house is lovely although not that big, my review is based on the staff that volunteer here, I am a... More 

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