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Bruisyard Hall, Bruisyard, Suffolk

One of only four abbeys of the Poor Clares, Bruisyard Hall was founded by Maud, Countess of Ulster, in 1354 and was occupied by many courtly ladies. Set within a 700-acre estate, it remains the idyllic country retreat that she wanted it to be. The Hall was rebuilt by the Hare family after the dissolution of the monasteries and incorporates a "priest’s hole" as they remained staunchly Roman Catholic under Elizabeth I. The owner is a direct descendant of Sir Thomas Rous who inherited the Tudor house in 1611.

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Tour features

Tour of the house and grounds led by a member of the family.

Testimonial

A wonderful experience – the grounds, everything! Like a fairy tale.

Directions

Bruisyard Hall is located in the middle of Bruisyard Village which is approximately 3.5 miles off the A12 to the East and A1120 to the West. Brown tourist signs indicate the directions once off these main roads.

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Useful information

Price £18.00
Duration 2 hours
Refreshments

Tea, coffee, soft drink, cake and biscuits provided.

Special restrictions

Because our properties are old and fragile, unfortunately we cannot include children under 14.

Disabled access

Limited, not to Bruisyard Hall.

Tour dates

Date Time Availability
Wed 07 Mar 2:00 pm Spaces available
Wed 13 Jun 2:00 pm Spaces available
Wed 10 Oct 2:00 pm Spaces available

Booking

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