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Grounds of medieval country house reopen as lockdown eases

PUBLISHED: 12:54 07 July 2020 | UPDATED: 13:41 07 July 2020

Mannington Hall's gardens have reopened as the coronavirus lockdown eases. Photo: MARK BULLIMORE

Mannington Hall's gardens have reopened as the coronavirus lockdown eases. Photo: MARK BULLIMORE

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The gardens around Mannington Hall, a moated medieval country house in north Norfolk, have reopened for visitors as the coronavirus lockdown eases.

The team at Mannington estate are welcoming visitors - who must book ahead - on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from 11am-5pm

A spokesman said: “The tearoom, no longer the Greedy Goose, but still offering a small section of drinks and homemade cakes will be open from midday-4pm along with plant sales and shop - payment must be by contactless card or with exact cash only.

“The Garden Exhibition will also be open and the children’s playground although there may be some limitations.”

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The grounds include heritage and modern rose gardens, a sensory garden, landscaped lakes and the ruins of a Saxon chapel.

Mannington Hall is the seat of Lord Robert Walpole, who is the 10th Baron Walpole.

Adult tickets are £8 (concessions £6).

To book, email admin@walpoleestate.co.uk or call 01263 584175 from 10am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday.


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