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



Events At Kirby Hall

  • Kirby Hall Guided Tour

    Sun 23 Nov

    Join us for a tour of Kirby Hall, where we will look at the architecture that was fashionable in the 1570s, when the Hall was built. Hear stories of the families who lived here and their aspirations.

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


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