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Welcome to Forty Hall Estate

Forty Hall is a Grade 1 Listed Jacobean Manor House, nestled in leafy Enfield and set amidst an idyllic landscape with beautiful gardens, historic parkland, medieval water gardens and a meandering river. Discover its history and about the life of its original owner Sir Nicholas Rainton and the last family who lived here, the Parker-Bowles.

Forty Hall Estate is owned and managed by Enfield Council.

Plan your visit
House Garden

House & garden

Step into the Hall to admire the fine architecture and stunning period rooms. Enjoy learning about the history of Forty Hall Estate through the ages and about the life of its original owner Sir Nicholas Rainton. The permanent exhibition offers a range of visual and audio interpretation and displays so there are ample ways for all of the family to engage with learning about the Hall in an enjoyable way.

The 273 acre Grade II listed estate is a rare example of an intact 18th Century Landscape, with an ornamental lake, medieval fishing ponds and streams, a walled garden, pleasure grounds, Georgian and Victorian flora and fauna, lakes, lawns, and meadows.

Experience Forty Hall

Weddings & private hire

Forty Hall Estate with one of England’s finest historic houses, is a beautiful wedding venue and the hidden gem of Enfield.

Set in its own estate with stunning public gardens, lawns, walled garden and lakes, we offer an idyllic backdrop for those all-important photos and memories. With stunning scenery and a selection of period rooms to choose from, couples will be spoilt for choice.

An impressive place to do business or private events, the Hall has a number of rooms available to hire for conferences, seminars, workshops, anniversaries or memorial services.


Support us

Gift shop

Looking for the perfect gift?

A unique range that provides our customers with a truly special buy, chosen based on high quality of manufacture and creative design with many made by local artists.


Donate what you can

Entry to Forty Hall Estate is free and we welcome any donations that you can afford to help conserve this special place for all to enjoy.

Get Involved

Get involved

Volunteering is a great way to gain new skills, make new friends and give something back to your community. Please get in touch to find out about our volunteering opportunities.

Forty Hall news


Picnic on the Lawn 2024 MAP

23 Jun 2024

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Calling all Poets!

11 Aug 2023

Poetry competition - By The Enfield PoetsClosing date - 31st December 2023We are excited to…

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