With the world slowly opening for tourism there is no better time to go out and explore what is on our doorstep. There’s never been a better time to explore what the UK has to offer.
Craving that Luxury Experience?
After spending months at home, we are all craving that luxury experience we have missed so much during lockdown. On the Somerleyton Estate you can stay at Fritton Lake Resort which has luxury cabins with hot tubs to rent all surrounding the gorgeous Fritton lake. You can partake in various water sports such as paddle boarding, Canoeing and the very popular wild swimming.
Somerleyton Hall is known as one of the finest Victorian Stately homes in the country. The Jacobean Manor house is encased in John Thomas architecture, he was Prince Albert’s star sculptor who worked extensively on the houses of Parliament reinterpretation of the Italianate style. The clock tower was designed by Vulliamy, who was close to designing the world famous landmark Big Ben. The external design of the manor is very impressive and the interiors of Somerleyton do not disappoint.
Craving that Luxury Experience – Inside the house there is a range of different styles throughout from the Victorian splendour in the ballroom to the charming library with 1920’s design. The house has lots of different areas to explore including the grand staircase, the ballroom and the dining room.
Somerleyton Hall is a family home with portraits of the Crossley family through the generations. The hall has been brought into the 21st century and is currently run by Hugh Crossley, the 4th Baron Somerleyton. For those that want to explore outside the hall the Somerleyton Gardens are renowned as one of the finest gardens in East Anglia. The gardens are set over 12 acres and have a range of different areas. Some of the most popular areas are the White Garden and West Front with the beautiful architecture designed by George Carter.
There is also have a walled garden, arboretum, historic parkland and one of the finest yew hedge mazes in Britain. The Somerleyton maze is 800 yards from the centre point and was planted in 1846. If you really wanted to experience Somerleyton Hall and Gardens in its entirety it is now possible to rent out the exquisite Somerleyton Hall. Indulge in a luxury stay at the Hall and live like a Lord or Lady for your next holiday. The hall sleeps 24 and is available fully staffed. The cost per night is £7,765 based on 12 guests.
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