Rougham Estate in the heart of Suffolk
Spanning over 3,000 acres of stunning Suffolk countryside, there’s something new to explore every time you visit Rougham Estate. Enjoy meadow walks and delicious food, set against a fascinating historical backdrop.
Unleash your creativity at Rougham Estate with craft workshops, find supplies in the shop for making your own displays and be inspired by art and craft exhibitions.
From sunny days amongst the sunflowers to autumnal strolls through ancient Suffolk woodlands, Rougham Estate is the perfect location to enjoy with friends and family. Roots Cafe is open all year for breakfasts and lunches, coffee and cake.
TODAY’S OPENING TIMES
- Roots Café 09:30 – 16:00
- Garden Room Shop 09:30 – 16:00
WHAT’S ON AT ROUGHAM ESTATE
Willow Weaving Workshop: Simple Basket with handle
Date: 16th Mar
Come and make your own willow basket at this full-day workshop; perfect for picking those gorgeous spring flowers.
Fused Glass Workshops: Three Flowers
Date: 23rd Mar
Learn the fascinating core skills of glass fusing while making three beautiful flowers
Dried Flower Workshops: Spring Wreath
Date: 5th Apr
Make your home look wonderful with this dried flower wreath that you made yourself!
Willow Weaving Workshops: Decorative Flower
Date: 6th Apr
Learn something new – make your own beautiful decorative flower from willow in this half-day workshop
Steam-bending Wood Workshops: Hanging Planter
Date: 13th Apr
Try your hand at steam-bending wood whilst making this stylish indoor hanging planter
The “Big 24” Quilts Exhibition
Date: 26th Apr – 28th Apr
Pay on the door£5 (cash only)
Over 90 amazing individual quilts being exhibited from members of Region 8 of The Quilters Guild and its Affiliated Groups
Willow Weaving Workshops: Dragonfly
Date: 4th May
Surprise yourself at what you can create; make your own amazing dragonfly from woven willow in this half-day workshop
Pick your own Sunflowers
Opening Late July/Early August Free admission and parking
Could there be anything better than strolling through vibrant blooms of sunflowers, picking to your heart’s content? Or sitting by a sea of yellow w…
Rougham Hall Guided Walks
Not yet available
Guided walks to the captivating ruin of Rougham Hall. The hall is not open to the public otherwise.
ABOUT ROUGHAM ESTATE
Spanning over 3,000 acres of Suffolk countryside, Rougham Estate features ancient meadows, green lanes, oak-lined hedgerows, bluebells and orchids, parkland and arable fields. It is proud of its rich historic legacy and works for a sustainable, regenerative future with an emphasis on nurturing, protecting and improving the environment, through both education and example. Visitors are welcome to share these wonders and engage in events throughout the year.
THE FASCINATING HISTORY
The Rougham Estate traces its history back to Roman times and has seen both Saxons and Vikings and was owned by the local abbey for 600 years. During World War Two an airfield was built and Rougham Hall was bombed. It has been owned by the Agnew family since 1904.
For time out in nature, the walks around Rougham Estate are a pleasure for all walkers, whether with your dog, family or friends. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the wonderful Suffolk countryside.
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