He would eventually die at sandringham house on january 20 1936. Learn more about the great collections of objets d art and family portraits by.
Sandringham house is a country house in the parish of sandringham norfolk england it is the private home of elizabeth ii whose father george vi and grandfather george v both died there the house stands in a 20 000 acre 8 100 ha estate in the norfolk coast area of outstanding natural beauty the house is listed as grade ii and the landscaped gardens park and woodlands are on the.
Sandringham house. Each year thousands of people are welcomed to the sandringham estate to enjoy the country park house museum and gardens throughout the seasons. The house set in 60 acres of stunning gardens is perhaps the most famous stately home in norfolk and is at the heart of the 20 000 acre sandringham estate a thriving landscape that includes the. Regularly used by the royal family sandringham house is nestled in 24 hectares 60 acres of formal gardens.
Sandringham visitor centre and country park set within the heart of the 8 000 hectare sandringham estate is sandringham house the private residence of her majesty the queen and the royal family. Sandringham house gardens are now open until 6th october for select dates. Henley had earlier demolished an existing house and in its place he erected a plain but comfortable georgian structure with a stucco exterior slate roof and small gables.
Sandringham is the much loved country retreat of her majesty the queen and has been the private home of four generations of british monarchs since 1862. The house at sandringham that the prince bought was built in the second half of the eighteenth century by cornish henley whose wife s family had owned for a hundred years. The house set in 60 acres of stunning gardens is perhaps the most famous stately home in norfolk and is at the heart of the 20 000 acre sandringham estate a thriving landscape that includes the.
The refurbished sandringham gift shop is open daily from 10am 5pm along with our takeaway terrace cafe kiosk offering hot and cold drinks light snacks and norfolk ice cream. His son and queen elizabeth s father george vi would also eventually pass away in the house on february 6 1952.