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Avington Park

Winchester SO21 1DB, England
+44 1962 779260
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Birthday treat

I took my friend who is visiting, to Avington Park today. We were late booking but everyone was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Zoe D
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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Great afternoon!

I took my mum for an afternoon trip and we both enjoyed the house tour and creamy tea! The tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kalaandmike
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Avington Park is a privately owned stately home in beautiful secluded grounds, open May to September, Sundays, Bank Holiday Mondays and Mondays in August from 2.30Pm - 5.30Pm - last tour at 5.00Pm. Tea bar serves home-made cakes and locally made ice-cream. We are open all year round for weddings,meetings,private parties, group visits and corporate events.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Winchester SO21 1DB, England
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+44 1962 779260
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took my friend who is visiting, to Avington Park today. We were late booking but everyone was very accommodating. We both really enjoyed the tour of the house and cream tea, which we had sat outside as it was lovely sunny day. We took...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my mum for an afternoon trip and we both enjoyed the house tour and creamy tea! The tour guide was very informative, friendly and funny. Beautiful house and grounds. We love the small church. Perfect place for a gentle walk on Sunday. The...More

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Helen W, Front Office Manager at Avington Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We're absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your visit and that you will be coming again!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a lovely house and views. Food and drink very acceptable. Worth a visit if you live history and houses

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Helen W, Front Office Manager at Avington Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to us and thank you so much for your lovely comments.

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

This is a really lovely house, set in beautiful parkland beside the River Itchen. It is only open from May to September on Sunday and bank holiday Monday afternoons (also Aug Mondays) from 2.30, but it is well worth trying to catch it open. The...More

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Helen W, Front Office Manager at Avington Park, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you so much for visitng us and for informing our potential visitors so eloquently - we couldn't have put it better ourselves - much appreciated.

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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Open from 2pm on Sundays during the summer. Beautiful spot for some tea and a delicious home made cake

Thank Amy J
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Helen W, Front Office Manager at Avington Park, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Dear Amy, Thank you so much for visiting us and for taking the time to mention us here. Just one slight correction, we are open from 2.30pm. I do hope you come again. Best wishes

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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Lovely house with interesting history. Well worth a visit as this house is tucked away in the beautiful Hampshire countryside. Our tour guide Patrick was excellent, his presentation was very informative. On the day we visited we had sunshine in the afternoon and was able...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

I went to Avington House and did the tour. The house is beautiful but the tour itself was a little dry. Very nice tour guide but we spent more time standing around listening than actually being able to study things. The only way to see...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I visited this beautiful house yesterday. We had a delightful for guide who showed us around the house, telling us all the history and answering our questions. We then went to the small cafe where we had scones. Because of the rain...More

Thank Peter M
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Helen W, Front Office Manager at Avington Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

I do hope that you do revisit us. Comments noted about Jam and scones. We have so much jam left over that we decided to share but please say if you are not happy. Many thanks.

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

It is always a joy to come to visit Avington Park and the main house, which was remodelled for the visit of King Charles II. The house dates from 1670, and has hosted Kings and Admirals, Dukes and Poets. It stands in the flat green...More

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Helen W, Front Office Manager at Avington Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Thank you Edward! It sounds like you have been before.... thank you so much for revisiting us.

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Brilliantly preserved house with many interesting artifacts and the tour guide was excellent. The grounds were immaculately kept and St. Mary's church was fantastic. Definitely worth a visit.

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Helen W, Front Office Manager at Avington Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely comments, we really appreciate people taking the time to do this.

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Amanda W
May 21, 2018|
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Response from Helen W | Property representative |
Hi Amanda, Apologies for the delay! We charge £12 per adult and £6 for children under 14, for a guided tour of the house. We don't charge for entrance to the grounds. Kind regards Helen
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Sheila J
August 26, 2016|
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Response from Helen W | Property representative |
Hi Sheila We've just been alerted to your message so apologies for not replying sooner. I'm not sure if you came along on the Sunday or Monday just past? If you did and all was well then that's great! Otherwise basically... More
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