Haddon Hall, the private residence of Lord and Lady Edward Manners, is set in the Peak District in the valley of the River Wye.
With nine hundred years of history, it is one of the oldest houses in the country and moreover one of the only houses in England to have remained in one family’s ownership for its entire existence.
Haddon is unique as it remained empty for nearly two hundred years.
This extraordinary period, when time stood still in the Hall, allowed it to remain unaltered during the modernising period of the Georgians and Victorians. So venturing into Haddon is like stepping back in time, since from the 1700s the family preferred to live at their main seat, Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire.
The Medieval Banqueting Hall remains furnished with its original Dais table, behind which hangs a tapestry gifted to the family by visiting Henry VIII.
Medieval and Tudor manor house, open to all visitors. Take a step back to the unique Tudor kitchens, imagine great feasts in the Banqueting Hall, and stroll through the 17th Century Long Gallery - the most modern room in the house!
The Haddon resturant provides delicious, home cooked, locally sourced seasonal produce meals and comes highly recommended by our visitors across all categories, ages and nationalities.
The Gatehouse Gift and Plant Shop is brimming with exclusive souvenirs, beautiful artisan wares, specialist plants, books, cards, jams, toys and china. All have been carefully selected to provide irresistible temptation.
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