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Kirby Hall

  • Admire the 'Great Garden'
  • One of England's greatest Elizabethan houses
Admire the 'Great Garden' Be in the company of majestic peacocks One of England's greatest Elizabethan houses
 
 

Kirby Hall is one of England’s greatest Elizabethan and 17th century houses earlier owned by Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth I.

Although this vast mansion is partly roofless, the walls show the exceptionally rich decoration that proclaims that its successive owners were always in the forefront of new ideas about architecture and design.

The Great Hall and state rooms remain intact, refitted and redecorated to authentic 17th and 18th century specifications.

Take time to wander around the recently restored great gardens with their elaborate ‘cutwork’ design complete with statues and urns.

Don't Miss

  • Kirby Hall's exceptionally rich decoration
  • The view of the garden from the windows of the state rooms
  • Our fascinating audio tour with commentry by experts in garden history, conservation and country houses

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Events At Kirby Hall

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Sat 23 Aug 2014

    Bring you family and friends and enjoy a night of outdoor theatre at its best.

  • Kirby Hall Guided Tour

    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    Join us as we guide you around the spectacular Kirby Hall - one of England's greatest Elizabethan houses. Find out more about the house and gardens as we unveil the history of the gorgeous grounds and the people who lived here.

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directions

Off Kirby Lane, Corby, Northamptonshire - NN17 3EN (Directions)

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