Since 1450, the Tollemache family own the Helmingham Hall. The magnificent hall has a moat around it and some magnificently gorgeous gardens. Though the house is under protection of the moat and has been visited by Queen Elizabeth I and II. The attracting factor of the estate is the gardens. Moreover, the beautiful gardens have been kept to perfection always. The moat was essentially build around the house to protect the house from deer. The occasional Red Deer and Fallow Deer are also available there. You will find shops and the old stable there as well.
Things to do:
There are over 6 gardens at Helmingham Hall Estate that are perfectly maintain. Gorgeous Grade A gardens are also present at the estate.
The hall itself holds a deep history and is well kept by the Tollemache family. As a tradition every night the bridge is pulled up at night and dropped down every morning. The beauty of this place is always captivating.
The moat around Helmingham Hall has many species of fish in it and has always been attracting to visitors.
Coach-house Tea rooms:
Adjacent to the Stables, the Tea rooms are built for visitors to have a warm cup of tea and some homemade cakes. Enjoy a view of the eye-catching gardens while sipping a cup of tea.
Helmingham Estate Office, Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 6EF