The Hall

The Family

Houghton is currently the home of the Marquess of Cholmondeley and his wife, Rose Cholmondeley. Lord Cholmondeley is a direct descendant of Sir Robert Walpole who built the hall in the 1720s. Read more


Built in the 1720s for Great Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton Hall remains one of England’s finest Palladian houses. Read more

State Rooms

Please note that the State Rooms, other than the Stone Hall and Red Saloon, will be closed due to Covid-19 and the precautions in place to protect visitors and staff during this period. Read more