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Kirby Hall

  • One of England's greatest Elizabethan houses
  • One of England's greatest Elizabethan houses
One of England's greatest Elizabethan houses 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.

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    • Location
    • Northamptonshire - NN17 3EN
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    • Today's opening times
    • 22 September 2010
    • Closed Calendar
    • Tickets
    • Adults: £5.30
    • Children: £2.70
    • Concessions: £4.50
    • EH Member Cost: Free
    • Family Ticket: £13.30
    • Facilities
    • Dogs allowed on leads Parking Picnic Area Suitable for people with disabilities
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For just £44 a year, English Heritage members get free entry to our properties and exclusive discounts.


You can enjoy an exclusive break in the grounds of this beautiful property.

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