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 we will divide the party into two manageable groups.

Tours are available all year round. Out of season (November to March inclusive) they can be arranged any day of the week at a suitable time. From April to October, tours can be can be arranged either mornings or afternoons 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 09.30am.

Private guided tours 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 is £22 per person, for a minimum of 12 people. For parties of less than 12 people, a minimum charge of £264 applies. Group organisers, or couriers with the party, are entitled to free entry. Payment will be required 14 days in advance of your visit either by BACS, card or cheque 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 are subject to confirmation of your chosen date, as the Hall is also used for other events. To contact Holkham and discuss your private guided tour, please contact Emma Bushell:

Write to: Marketing Department, Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1AB.
Telephone: 01328 713105.
Email: e.bushell@holkham.co.uk

Or 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.

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