A charming Grade I listed building, Lamport Hall has an eclectic history that includes, amongst others, a blind bibliophile, an eccentric Victorian, a Hollywood star, and a whole range of wives and daughters. The characters of Lamport are what bring its history alive.
Where is Lamport Hall & Gardens located?
This hidden gem is to be found off the A508, in the Northamptonshire countryside, between Northampton and Market Harborough.
What is the history of Lamport Hall & Gardens to the present day?
Lamport Hall was originally home to the Ishams, a grand Northamptonshire family, and remained the family home until 1976. The Hall is home to a number of family collections, including the treasures brought back by Sir Thomas Isham from his Grand Tour. Also on display is Lampy, the very first garden gnome to be imported from Germany, back in 1846.
Lamport Hall has undergone extensive restoration, and makes for an excellent day out.
What is there to see and do at Lamport Hall & Gardens?
- Beautiful, historic house
- 10 acres of stunning gardens
- Medieval parish church
- Through the Ages Exhibition
- Lamport Revealed
- Museum of Rural Life