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a wonderful gem of a place to visit, the gardens are extensive and well worth a look around, the... read more

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sarah p
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Nice gardens

Lovely, extensive gardens covering a large area. Good, well laid out walks with plenty of seating... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Swansea, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday

a wonderful gem of a place to visit, the gardens are extensive and well worth a look around, the house tour was amazing, our guide Sue 1 ( that was the name on her badge) was brilliant and she was very informative, and engaged well...More

Thank sarah p
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely, extensive gardens covering a large area. Good, well laid out walks with plenty of seating. Odd that the shop & cafe closed Fridays and Saturdays with an honesty box for visitor payment. Had a most enjoyable visit but would have liked coffee and a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Despite not generally liking guided tours, our guide Sue made our visit very special. She was very informed, chose interesting facts to tell us about and coped very well with interruptions by the Lady of the house, well, she does own it! Only regret, I...More

1  Thank Maxine P
Reviewed 6 days ago

As others say, you can only go around the house with a guide which made a change for us. That makes it very personal but also variable - our guide was clearly keen on explaining the portraits but wasn't so knowledgable about other aspects. But...More

Thank northernstarajs
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can only view the house by guide only, normally we like to look around on our own but our guide was very interesting and informative and we learnt a lot. We did walk around all of the gardens which were lovely but a different...More

Thank diana_eames
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to see a historic house that is still lived in by its owners. Guide was a bit too focused on two children in the group which got a bit boring, hence only 4 stars.

Thank keithamara
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on the 17th & was delighted to join a tour guide called Belinda who gave a wonderful tour informing us all with historical facts as well as family anecdotes as the family still live in the house. Belinda certainly gave us all the confirmation...More

Thank Janbro2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend visiting this estate and having a tour of the house. It was highly interesting and I formative and our tour guide Belinda was enthusiastic and very knowledgable. The tea room is fantastic, a really gem and the scones were great. The grounds are...More

Thank Jus491
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an excellent day out here with my mum today. We throughly enjoyed our guided tour by Belinda who told us lovely family stories and factual information. I would highly recommend a visit if you are a local like us and would like to know...More

Thank Stmoritzgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful glimpse of history coupled with generous slices of knowledge and humour from our guide Karen. A real treat.

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February 18, 2017|
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Response from Tracy D | Property representative |
Hi, apologies for the delay in replying, I have only just seen the alert that there was a question waiting for us! It is very difficult to predict how busy it is going to be from day to day and the day of your visit also... More
September 12, 2016|
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Response from calllindaf | Reviewed this property |
I had the pleasure of living relatively close for 7 years, and visited it frequently for aa lovely walk through the gardens and of course the cream tea. 3 or 4 hours sounds nice. Don't be in a hurry. It is really lovely!
August 28, 2015|
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Response from | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The guided tour of the house is on the ground floor and the upper floor. For visitors who are unable to climb the stairs we can play a DVD of the upstairs on the ground floor and they will... More