Luxury Holiday Accommodation in 16th century Swafield Hall
Grade II listed Swafield Hall offers accommodation set in in a truly outstanding rural setting, within tranquil gardens and parkland, just 2.7 miles from the wonderful beaches of North Norfolk, near Cromer, Sheringham and the Broads.
“A truly wonderful place. We enjoyed our week long stay with our little dog. The grounds and house are stunning, the hosts are very welcoming and there are plenty of things to do and explore in the area”
“We had an amazing stay… The grand house is renovated stylishly, exposing the grand features of grand property. The grounds are vast and an extra benefit for us was the tennis court”
Guests can stay in two beautifully restored self-catering apartments with many period features, experience life in the Grade II listed Hall, enjoy its historical interiors, discover its fascinating history. The views from the windows of the apartments or from the large Victorian style conservatory are stunning. One of the most attractive features of Swafield Hall is its extensive formal garden.
The garden is famous for its symmetrical serpentine hedges, perhaps the only ones of its kind in Norfolk, which give the impression of a theatre stage with side wings. In July 2022 The English Garden Magazine wrote about Swafield Hall on the page The unmissable events, garden news and the very best plots to visit: “Swafield Hall, Norfolk – four enchanting acres surround this 16th-century manor house. Admire a parterre designed by Martin Perry and a packed summer garden. The Pear Tunnel leads to a garden pavilion, with a view across an orchard containing several Norfolk apple varieties”. Swafield Hall participates in the National Garden Scheme for charity alongside the best gardens in Norfolk, including the famous East Ruston Old Vicarage garden, the Queen’s Sandringham gardens, Lord and Lady Walpole’s Mannington estate, Sheringham Hall and Houghton Hall.
If you visit Swafield Hall, you can enjoy the garden during your stay, explore the parterre, orchard, autumn garden, summer garden, secret garden, Apollo promenade, pear tunnel, duck pond, croquet lawn, patio with barbecue area and tennis court. Swafield Hall’s gardens are beautiful in every season. If you would like to see how the gardens look during the month you plan to visit the Hall, click here. In 2023 we installed two EV charge points which are available via networks including Monta, Electroverse & others.
There’s a lot to see in North Norfolk! Whether you want to visit the Norfolk Broads, Cromer, Sheringham, National Trust properties, the sea coast with magnificent sandy beaches or just relax in our extensive gardens, a stay at Swafield Hall is a special treat.
Grade II listed 16th century Swafield Hall is mentioned in “The Buildings of England” by Nicolaus Pevsner and Bill Wilson. The Hall has a brick and flint Tudor North facade, a lime washed Georgian South elevation and is surrounded by a beautiful extensive garden. The historic interiors include the stunning 17 meters long vaulted Ground Floor Hallway, with marble flooring and Georgian yellow walls and the chandeliers on the 18th century main staircase. Local legend reports that Admiral Nelson stayed in Swafield Hall, and some believe that the house is inhabited by a friendly ghost >>>read more>>>
Choose between two beautiful self catering apartments with many period features including exposed beams, an open fireplace, antique chandeliers and original window shutters. Each apartment has a lounge zone, dedicated kitchen, stylish bathroom and flatscreen tv. Enjoy the splendid views across the gardens and the undulating landscape. Free Ultrafast WiFi is available throughout >>>read more>>>
Swafield Hall estate lies close to the North Norfolk Coast with its pretty seaside resorts of Mundesley, Cromer and Sheringham. National Trust treasures Felbrigg Hall and Blickling Hall are both just in 10 miles from Swafield Hall. On the Norfolk Broads you can do boating and sailing, canoeing and kayaking. The public walkway and a Nature and butterfly reserve is 5 minutes walk from Swafield Hall. The area around is a great place to enjoy all kind of outdoor activities and sports. The nearest town is North Walsham (2 miles), with Waitrose and Sainsburys >>>read more>>>