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Talbot House

Gasthuisstraat 43, Poperinge 8970, Belgium
+32 57 33 32 28
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Living History

A really interesting place to visit. Talbot house offered a haven for servicemen whatever their... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Denny2
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Winchester, England
An Oasis

Talbot House has a special history and is a unique WW1 attraction. The introductory film sets the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
morag560
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Crieff, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cup of tea” (32 reviews)
“front line” (23 reviews)
“top floor” (13 reviews)
LOCATION
Gasthuisstraat 43, Poperinge 8970, Belgium
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+32 57 33 32 28

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A really interesting place to visit. Talbot house offered a haven for servicemen whatever their rank during WW1. The house has a really peaceful atmosphere, especially in the Chapel on the top floor. Just to imagine how many hundreds of men must have passed through...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Talbot House has a special history and is a unique WW1 attraction. The introductory film sets the scene very well and the iPads enhance the tour of the old house while allowing visitors to go at their own pace. The highlight has to be the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited (March 2018) as part of a pilgrimage to the WW1 Battlefields – Talbot House is easy to find (with a Sat Nav), there is plenty of on-street car parking (€1 for 4 hrs) near-by, on the day we visited. Admission normally €8 each, but...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique place which is well worth a visit when in this part of Belgium. There is a calm, peaceful atmosphere in the house and garden and one gets a sense of how the soldiers might have felt when there for some much-needed...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Visiting Flanders? then what better place to stay. We had a comfortable room the hosts were great and very helpful, great breakfast and perfectly placed to explore the town.

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

This house has an amazing atmosphere and gives a glimpse of life for the soldiers that was unique. Very moving. Lovely garden and tea room too and very friendly hosts. A very worthwhile place to visit.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Having booked our trip around certain museums and having taken the time to check they were open, we were disgusted to find that Talbot House was shut for several weeks - shame they didn’t bother putting it on their website as we probably would have...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

I dont know what I was really expecting from from trip to Talbot House. I knew a wee bit about it before visiting and after many visits to Ypres we decided to stay in Poperinge for a change so took the opportunity to pay a...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

what an inspirational place to explore, lovely tea room for a coffee and cup of tea, museum, and worth the climb to the chapel in the attic. Yo can even book a room and stay here.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The Talbot House provides insight into the life of soldiers when off duty and away from the front line. The museum has a good video presentation and a small display of artefacts and information. You can experience the tranquility of the gardens and imagine how...More

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