Private guided tours of Holkham Hall for groups

Group Visits

Private Guided Tours

With its splendid Palladian architecture, William Kent designs, vast collection of paintings, sculptures, books and manuscripts, private guided tours of Holkham Hall offer visitors a unique experience. The tours have an obvious appeal to societies, groups and organisations with specific interests in the arts, architecture and history, or they can be attractive to those who would like an informed and detailed guide to make their visit memorable.

About the tours

Private guided tours of Holkham Hall are available for a minimum of 12 people. Large parties are most welcome, but it will be necessary to divide the party into two manageable groups.

Tours are available all year round. Out of season (November to March inclusive) they can be conducted on any day at a suitable time. From April to October, tours can be conducted at a suitable time on days when the Hall is closed to the public. On a day when the Hall is open to the public, they can be held in the morning starting by 10am.

Private guided tours are estimated to last approximately two hours. Upon arrival, you are welcomed and taken into the magnificent Marble Hall, where, seated for the first 15 minutes, we introduce you to Holkham. After which your fascinating tour of the state rooms begins. Your tour will be conducted by one or two guides depending on the size of the group. They have a wealth of knowledge of Holkham and its history and will happily impart all they know.

The price of a private guided tour for 2017 is £21 per person, £22 per person in 2018, for a minimum of 12 people. For parties of less than 12 people, a minimum charge of £252 in 2017, £264 in 2018, is applicable. Group organisers, or couriers with the party, are entitled to free entry. Payment will be required 14 days in advance of your visit. Should you wish to pay by credit card, please do let us know in advance. Cheques should be made payable to Holkham Enterprises. Please note that due to the popularity of private guided tours, a charge of £50 will be levied in the event of cancellation of a confirmed booking.

In season, why not consider extending your visit to Holkham by visiting the other attractions we have? The Field to Fork Experience, Walled Garden, Gift Shop and Café add variety to your visit.

How to book a Private Guided Tour

Private Guided Tours operate subject to confirmation of suitability of your chosen date, as the Hall is also used for other functions. To contact Holkham and discuss your private guided tour, please use one of the following options:

Write to Emma Bushell, Marketing Department, Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1AB.
Telephone our Marketing Department Tel: 01328 713105.
Email our Marketing Department
Complete our online form below. Upon receipt we will contact you.

Please ensure the following details are supplied:

  1. Organiser’s name, address, telephone number and any email address.
  2. Name of your organisation or society.
  3. Date of your visit.
  4. Total number of people in your group including the organiser or courier and coach driver.
  5. Estimated time of arrival at Holkham.

Private Guided Tours Booking Enquiry