Gunthorpe, Melton Constable, Norfolk
Gunthorpe Hall is a spacious, comfortable country home situated in Gunthorpe, Norfolk. The Hall is available all year round and is suitable for large family holidays, birthday celebrations, reunions, corporate and team building events, spiritualist retreats, weddings or friends just looking to spend quality time together.
About Gunthorpe HallNestled down a quiet lane in the beautiful North Norfolk countryside is Gunthorpe Hall. A Victorian/Georgian Hall, in part designed by Sir John Soane, sympathetically restored as a private home providing comfort and quirky surroundings whilst retaining the original charm of the property.
Gunthorpe Hall comprises 12 bedrooms sleeping up to 37 guest’s family-style, with an additional 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 11 guests offered in Wing House if taken (see our separate advert or enquire for more details). If you hire both properties, you can accommodate up to 48 guests (no bunk beds or dormitories) where friends and family can enjoy quality weekends together under one roof.
A rundown of the bedrooms in Gunthorpe Hall, all named after those who had a hand in the Hall’s refurbishment 34 years ago:
Faits: 1 x Double – sleeping up to 2 guests.
Kertmegi: 1 x Double & 1 x Single – sleeping up to 3 guests.
Hancock: 1 x Double & 1 x Single – sleeping up to 3 guests.
Hardingham: 1 x Double & 1 x Single – sleeping up to 3 guests.
Maclaren: 1 x Double & 1 x Single – sleeping up to 3 guests.
Gladstone: 1 x Double OR 2 x Singles – sleeping up to 2 guests on a platform.
Robinson: 1 x Double & 2 x Singles – sleeping up to 4 guests.
Ditchburn: 1 x Double & 1 x Single – sleeping up to 3 guests.
Lows: 1 x Double & 1 x Single – sleeping up to 3 guests.
Carter: 2 x Singles – sleeping up to 2 guests.
Swift: 1 x Double & 3 x Singles OR 5 x Singles sleeping up to 5 guests (en suite room).
Austin: 1 x Double & 2 x Singles – sleeping up to 4 guests (en suite room).
There are 4 shared bathrooms within the Hall. Guests are encouraged to bring along a dressing gown and slippers to get into the feel of the ‘home from home’ usage of the Hall.
A sleeping plan template and floor layout is available upon enquiry or from the ‘contact us’ page of our website.
Linen and towels are included in the rental cost, along with any logs, kindling and coal for the open fires. Oil and electricity are metered and charged for upon departure, an estimated budget will be provided upon enquiry.
We welcome groups to celebrate birthdays, family reunions, corporate and team building events, spiritualist retreats, weddings or friends just looking to spend quality time together.
Our grade II listed home has plenty of space for guests to spread out in. Relax by the open fire in the welcoming Sitting Room, tinkle on the ivories on the grand piano, unwind with a glass of wine on the Parterre, dance the night away in the Oak Hall using our stereo system, Pimms and croquet on the lawn or let the big kids loose in the Billiard room. Gunthorpe Hall is the perfect country getaway at any time of year.
The grounds offer a unique opportunity for you to host on-site games such as clay pigeon shooting, archery and treasure hunts. The well-kept garden is a fantastic setting for drinks, picnics or a BBQ during your stay. There is also a quiet, tranquil fishing lake that you are welcome to fish during your stay – please bring your fishing gear with you.
Our large Victorian walled vegetable garden, along with our own flock of sheep, chickens and ducks, inspire the delicious meals prepared by the Gunthorpe Team. We can fully cater for your stay, provide a special dinner for you and your guests to relax and be waited on, or you can entirely self-cater, the choice is yours. Our dining room seats up to 68 guests for a formal sit down meal.
Our large kitchen boasts both an AGA and Chesterfield gas cooker with plenty of dry and cold storage. We provide all cutlery, crockery and glassware for up to 50 guests.
For more information or to discuss a potential booking, please don’t hesitate to contact us: 01263 861 373 or [email protected] or www.gunthorpehall.co.uk.
Visiting Gunthorpe & Exploring NorfolkSet in the heart of the wonderful North Norfolk Countryside, Gunthorpe Hall is only 25 minutes from the most beautiful long sandy beaches at Wells and Holkham, and only 10 minutes from the historic Georgian market town of Holt. There is also plenty of fabulous, accessible walking at both Holt and Sheringham Country Parks for people of all ages.
For children, there are the fun seaside towns of Cromer and Sheringham, as well as many local attractions including WildRootz at Pensthorpe Natural Park where children can learn the wonders of the natural world and run free. Or head to Norfolk's best large visitor attraction of 2013, Dinosaur Adventure at Lenwade - an all-weather monster attraction set in 100 acres of woodland, with indoor and outdoor adventure play areas.
For adults, both Blickling and Holkham Hall are a delight for the senses, with beautiful walks around the grounds and a selection of tea and cakes while you rest your weary legs. You can take a trip with Beans Seal Trips out to Blakeney Point which is only a 10-minute drive away.
We are ideally placed to take advantage of the Thursford Christmas Spectacular during wintertime, we are only 5 minutes down the road, and having been ourselves, we highly recommend a visit!
There are a huge number of bespoke, quality, local eateries serving fresh local Norfolk specialities such as locally reared Pork and Beef, Cromer Crab, Lobster, Strawberries and much, much more. The Dun Cow at Salthouse is a popular choice for us, as well as The Crown at Wells. There is also the Kings Head at Letheringsett which is only 10 minutes down the road and has a wonderful garden for children to play in while Mum and Dad can relax with a glass of wine in the sun.
There really is something for everyone in North Norfolk!
Please visit our website for more information on our fabulous property.
Rates: From £3700 to £6500 per week depending on season.
Maximum of 37 people.
Children are welcome.
Sorry, no pets.
Off street parking.
Please note that map locations may be approximate.
Some of the Amenities available are:Wireless Broadband Available
Off Street Parking
Open / Log / Gas Fire
More InformationVisit the accommodation owner's website.
Gunthorpe Hall Website
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To make a reservation or to request more information about staying at this accommodation
Call the owner, Toni Milliken on 01263 861373 or, send an email below.