BRINTON HALL, near Holt
• In a nutshell: Grade II listed 16th century house extended 1822 in gault brick by the Brereton family. Parkland, lake, woods and 18th century walled garden and orchard.
• Must-sees: Nelson’s Merton Place staircase. Brereton textiles including Anna Margaretta bedhangings. Roman finds and archaeological collections. Wildlife paintings by celebrated Norfolk naturalist, Dick Bagnall-Oakley.