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Saltram (National Trust)

Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1UH, England
+44 1752 333500
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Fascinating house in extensive grounds.

Very interesting house with many portraits. At the time of our visit the Axminster Carpet in the... read more

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Tony S
Hassocks, United Kingdom
Saltram Gardens

We are members of the National Trust and often walk in the house gardens. It's a very peaceful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Saltram House is a George II era mansion located in Plympton, Plymouth, England. The house that can be seen today is the work of Robert Adam, who altered the original Tudor house on two occasions. Wikipedia Saltram park offers a great place for walking, jogging, cycling and picnics. The park is open from dawn to dusk. Car park fees payable to non-National Trust members. Enjoy the Park Cafe, Shop and visit the House, Garden with Orangery, Castle Folly and Chapel Tea Room. There is a display of Arts and Crafts by local artists in the Gallery. Become a member and support the National Trust in the conservation work carried out to preserve our heritage for future generations and enjoy these facilities free all year. See our web pages for special events and opening time
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Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1UH, England
+44 1752 333500

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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting house with many portraits. At the time of our visit the Axminster Carpet in the saloon was undergoing repair and preservation work. You can watch the conservationists at work. The ground are extensive and one would not believe that you are so close...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are members of the National Trust and often walk in the house gardens. It's a very peaceful place and you can stroll through the gardens anytime and it is so quiet. There are many different short walks around the gardens all with different plants...More

Thank Baztriponline
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful house, fantastic grounds, lovely staff and volunteers - what's not to like? National Trust tea rooms have always had individual quirks and local delicacies on offer - it even publishes a cookbook with all the localised dishes. Last year, the cheese tea offered as...More

Thank IvvieN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After joining the National Trust a few days earlier we decided to visit Saltram on the last day of our holiday. The magnificent house had our jaws dropping as we walked up the path to the entrance (house itself doesn't open until midday by the...More

Thank LadyBones71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my family regularly visit saltrum house. There are always activities going on for adults and children. The cafe is really nice overlooking the duck pond. Staff are always friendly and helpful if you need help.

Thank Mattramsden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As National Trust places go, this one has been very well bought out with regards to people of all ages. We visited with the whole family, from ages 3 to 70 - grandkids to grandparents and everyone inbetween! The area is very well kept, and...More

Thank TastyTracey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful house with friendly and helpful staff who are thrilled to share the history of the house and the family. Stunning gardens for a nice walk, beautiful cafes too, whether you want something more modern our something going back to be treated with afternoon...More

Thank vixi1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely house, very interesting. The formal parkland was originally laid out in 1770's by Nathaniel Richmond, trained by landscape designer 'Capability Brown'. One of the ceilings in the house is having full conservation work and there are some very interesting tours up he scaffolding to...More

Thank Anthony N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a drink in the cafe before heading on the river walk which took us nearly 2 hours but that was because we kept stopping to take photos! The grounds of the house are really picturesque. Plenty of choice for lunch and it was nice...More

Thank ZebedeeJen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with the family. One of the better National Trust properties, excellent grounds & gardens with various walks.

Thank nickb39
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no - but at the moment you can enjoy a drink under canopy in the court yard where dogs are allowed - lots of Christmas trees and lights to enjoy and they provide blankets and sheepskin to keep you warm - dogs are not allowed... More