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SIBTON PARK ESTATE

Sibton Park Estate’s history dates back to the Norman period, with the foundation of Sibton Abbey in 1150, though its story starts many hundreds of years earlier. Like nearby Ubbeston named for King Ubba, Sibton (or Sibba’s ton), is one of the few villages in East Anglia of true Viking origin. With the dissolution of the monasteries in England, the estate was acquired by the Howard family, Dukes of Norfolk and now uncle to new Queen, Anne Boelyn, before being divided in 1610. It then passed hands until the acquisition and build of Sibton Park Manor by Robert Sayer in 1827.

SIBTON PARK ESTATE

SIBTON PARK ESTATE

Sibton Park Estate’s history dates back to the Norman period, with the foundation of Sibton Abbey in 1150, though its story starts many hundreds of years earlier. Like nearby Ubbeston named for King Ubba, Sibton (or Sibba’s ton), is one of the few villages in East Anglia of true Viking origin. With the dissolution of the monasteries in England, the estate was acquired by the Howard family, Dukes of Norfolk and now uncle to new Queen, Anne Boelyn, before being divided in 1610. It then passed hands until the acquisition and build of Sibton Park Manor by Robert Sayer in 1827.

SIBTON PARK ESTATE

CHAPEL BARN ESTATE

This collection of worker’s cottages and barns has been lovingly restored and the rolling landscape brought back to life, with cattle and sheep once again grazing the valley sides and a traditional apple orchard being replanted.Set in this forgotten corner of Suffolk, the renovation has been led by the Estate build team using natural materials and working with local crafts men and women on the oak frames, lime pargetting, and long straw and read thatch, to preserve these traditional techniques.

CHAPEL BARN ESTATE

EAT & DRINK

It’s a simple mantra that is attached to our cooking – good food, done well. With locally sourced ingredients, to which Suffolk is famous, The Estate Kitchen are ideal partners for celebrations, events, or simply a well deserved weekend break. Whether you’re looking to wake up to a hamper of delicacies or in need of a hearty meal ready to warm up as soon as you walk through your weekend front door, the chefs have curated menus to suit every occasion.

EAT & DRINK

EAT & DRINK

It’s a simple mantra that is attached to our cooking – good food, done well. With locally sourced ingredients, to which Suffolk is famous, The Estate Kitchen are ideal partners for celebrations, events, or simply a well deserved weekend break. Whether you’re looking to wake up to a hamper of delicacies or in need of a hearty meal ready to warm up as soon as you walk through your weekend front door, the chefs have curated menus to suit every occasion.

EAT & DRINK

WILDLIFE

In the last lost corner of England, there has been a quiet but determined conservation effort. Over the past five years, we have planted over 600,000 trees and sown acres of wildflower, creating vast carpets of green to gold and purple to blue. There are few places left that can boast as many species of bird, plant, butterfly or dragonfly.

WILDLIFE

ACTIVITIES

Countryside pursuits are a staple at Wilderness Reserve with clay pigeon shooting, Pashley cycles, and long trails about the 5000 acre estate being some of our most popular, however, we also have a whole host of other activities. Why not try your hand at axe throwing? Or request a private yoga class to start your day?

Activities

ACTIVITIES

Countryside pursuits are a staple at Wilderness Reserve with clay pigeon shooting, Pashley cycles, and long trails about the 5000 acre estate being some of our most popular, however, we also have a whole host of other activities. Why not try your hand at axe throwing? Or request a private yoga class to start your day?

Activities