Holkham Estate (Norfolk) Reviews
Description:Holkham Estate, home of the Coke family and the Earls of Leicester, was built between 1734 and 1764 by Thomas Coke, 1st ... more
Newest Review: ... wife and I were enrolled on a National Childbirth Trust course in the town of Swaffham, and one of the couples on the course was actually the Lord and Lady themselves! However, they didn't come across all "Posh and Beckham", and they were really lovely people, so it is for that reason that I suggest you go and visit the Hall! No, there are hundreds of other reasons, as the ... more
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by - written on 11/06/01, updated on 11/06/01 (Very useful, 53 readings)
Holkham Hall is a treasure trove of artistic and architechtural history, and is still fascinatingly an actual home! Not your average three bedroomed terrace here, but a magnificent hall standing on a 3,000 acre park on the North Norfolk Coast. The Hall is actually home to the descendants of Thomas Coke, the first Earl of Leicester, who built the Palladian-style mansion. Now, my opinion may be slightly biased here, but I'm honestly not on commission! The background to this story is that around three years ago, my wife and I were enrolled on a National Childbirth Trust course in the town of Swaffham, and one of the couples on the course was actually the Lord ... Read the complete review
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