Events at How Hill

Please call 01692 678555 to book any of the How Hill Trust events listed on this page.

The Friends of How Hill also organise events. For Friends events click here.


Heritage Open Day

    A rare opportunity to explore all the nooks and crannies of How Hill House. Fascinating guided tours with the Trust’s Director will run throughout the day and the gardens and tearoom will be open .

    Booking essential.

    Free of charge


    Weekend Yoga Retreat

      RESIDENTIAL

      Retreat from your everyday life with a weekend of yoga and relaxation at How Hill House.
      Local yoga teacher Hester Clack will return again in 2019 to lead enjoyable and varied yoga sessions, suitable for all levels. Hester teaches Hatha / Iyengar style yoga with Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation) and some meditation. Delicious home cooked meals and own bedroom.

      For more information and to book please see www.hesteryoga.co.uk/retreats or contact Hester directly at hi@hesteryoga.co.uk

      £285 per person (£85 deposit)


      Craft Fair

        FRIENDS OF HOW HILL EVENT

        A large range of local craft stalls and demonstrations. Gardens open. Orienteering activity and dyke dipping for children. Homemade cakes, refreshments and light lunches available throughout the day.

        £3 per adult, children and Friends of How Hill free.
        No booking necessary


        Pudding Evening – FULLY BOOKED

          Join us for a light savoury course of soup and rolls followed by four seasonal homemade puddings with lashings of custard and cream.

          £17.50 per person


          Walking Weekend

            Get out and about in the peaceful autumn landscape of the Norfolk Broads. Guided walks will lead you along country lanes and quiet paths beside deserted rivers where the only sounds are from the geese flying overhead and the wind whispering through the reed beds (or you chatting to the nice people you’ve just met on this holiday!). Walks will be 5/6 miles. The price includes full board accommodation, evening talks and a boat trip.

            £200 per person


            Christmas Starts Here – FULLY BOOKED

              Get in the mood for Christmas with this creative short break. Activities include wreath making, Christmas card printing, willow crafts, table dressing and visiting a holly grower. The full board accommodation will include a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings and festive evening talks.

              £225 per person


              Christmas Carol Concert

                Christmas carols, festive readings, complimentary homemade mince pies and mulled wine. Come and see the house decked out in all its Christmas finery.

                £10 per person


                Christmas Carol Concert

                  Christmas carols, festive readings, complimentary homemade mince pies and mulled wine. Come and see the house decked out in all its Christmas finery.

                  £10 per person


                  Winter Birds

                    RESIDENTIAL

                    Treat yourself to a wonderful birdwatching holiday and help to support this unique educational charity.

                    Give yourself something to look forward to after Christmas with this enjoyable winter break, suitable for all bird lovers. Whether we have piercing blue skies, wintery showers or atmospheric mists our guided birdwatching expeditions are sure to be memorable. Bring your stout boots, binoculars and cameras and prepare for bracing walks (with a choice of distances) and warming lunches in local hostelries. The price includes full board accommodation: hearty home-made meals with full English breakfasts and puddings to stick to your ribs; all minibus transport and illustrated evening talks. How Hill House is wonderfully cosy in winter and sunset views over the marshes can be spectacular.

                    The exact itinerary will depend on weather and bird sightings, but past holidays have included:
                    Buckenham Marshes – for Bean Geese, Wigeon and a plethora of other wildfowl, Peregrine Falcon plus an impressive Corvid roost.
                    Horsey/Waxham/Sea Palling – the coast provides an excellent opportunity to see a variety of species, from Snow Bunting to Divers.
                    Stubb Mill at Hickling – a raptor roost with Marsh/Hen Harriers and Merlins; Owls, Cranes and the occasional Glossy Ibis.
                    Breydon Water NNR – an estuary habitat excellent for waders.
                    Barton Broad and the River Ant aboard our boats with coffee and cake for sustenance – wintering ducks, Divers, and fingers crossed for Bittern
                    St Benet’s Abbey – all three species of swan, wintering wildfowl and raptors.

                    £375 per person, all inclusive.