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Helmingham Hall Gardens


Helmingham Events Office
IP14 6EF

Contact Details

Tel: 01473 890799
Helmingham is famous for its Grade 1 listed gardens, redesigned by Lady Tollemache (a Chelsea Gold Medallist) set in a 400 acre deer park surrounding a moated Tudor Hall. Visitors enjoy the rare chance to see herds of red and fallow deer living in the wild as well as the enchanting herbaceous borders, the herb & knot gardens, and rose and wild gardens. A delicious range of local food is served in the Coach House Tearooms and the Stable Shops offer a wide range of local produce, plants and garden accessories. Lots of special events are held throughout the year including the Festival of Classic & Sports Cars and Suffolk Dog Day and the Illuminated Garden Trail. Winner of the HHA/Christie's Garden of the Year 2017.
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By Road:
At jct with A140 (to Norwich) turn north towards Norwich, and after approximately 200m turn right onto B1078. Continue on this road to Ashbocking and at the crossroads follow the signs by turning left on B1077 to Helmingham.

By Public Transport:
From Ipswich station it is 9 miles to Helmingham Hall Gardens.

Prices and opening

Adults £7.00, Child (5-15yrs) £3.50. Groups (30+) £6.00.

Opening details

Season DatesOpening Hours
NotesGardens only 3 May-20 Sept 2020 (11-4:30pm Tues, Weds, Thurs, Sun & Bank Holidays).