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Fascinating!

Took a group of 23 here for an arranged visit. Greeted and taken round by a lovely guide... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
negirl123
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London, United Kingdom
You can feel the history

This is a small manor house. It has been lovingly maintained so that you can see and feel what it... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
hpbeebie
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Jacobean Manor house in Much Marcle. Open Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday afternoons from Easter until the end of September. Tea rooms serving homemade cakes. Gardens with labyrinth, dovecote, pond, knot garden, mediaeval garden.
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Much Marcle, Ledbury HR8 2LY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a group of 23 here for an arranged visit. Greeted and taken round by a lovely guide (Catherine) - who had lots and lots of stories for us - very knowledgable, and a fascinating speaker. We were taken to the Perry Mill first before...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2018

This is a small manor house. It has been lovingly maintained so that you can see and feel what it must have been like to live in centuries ago. The guide really brought the place to life with stories from the past as well as...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018

We had the pleasure of visiting Hellens in August. We took the tour of the house which we found excellent. Our guide was very knowledgeable of the history of the house and shared this in a very easy going way. Lovely grounds also. A true...More

Thank Mike Z
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Found Hellens quite by chance but so glad we visited. It is a unique house and quite a time warp back to the 16th century. It is amazing how all the old furniture and furnishings have survived. We were taken round the house by a...More

Thank fiftyishwestmids
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Well, what a quirky find. Car park is easy to access, free & close to the entrance. So nice to find grounds that are formal yet informal and are open to wander around with minimal restrictions. The grounds aren’t large but the very fair pricing...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful afternoon spent at this intriguing house. We took a tour around the manor, which was informative and exceedingly interesting - family history, wonderful paintings, heirlooms and a ghost story to break your heart. The surrounding gardens are stunning. We stopped for lunch in...More

Thank Kirsten B
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Only open a few days a week so check fist. Well worth it - great atmosphere and excellent giuoded tours with history and interesting stories a very relaxed experiemce - lovley garden to wander around and good coffee in the tea room. A wonderful place...More

Thank MerlinWestWales
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Well worth the visit.This house is very historic and is in a remarkable condition for its age. When I visited I became truly absorbed in the history of the place. So many original artefacts. A history lovers dream.

1  Thank globetrottingninna
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Went for tea rooms as sign on road indicated, the tea and cake were great (see tearoom review) the house was very interesting and great grounds and gardens to wander. A good find and not busy.

Thank Glenwood2541
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Visited 22nd April & had a wonderful guide tour with 'Kat'. the house has great charm and a very interesting history and atmosphere, The grounds are lovely-peaceful including standing stones with 'words of wisdom.' nice tea room with GF cake! Had a chat with the...More

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Entry costs £8.00 for adults, £6.00 concessions, £5.00 students and children, £16.00 for a family ticket (2 adults and children). Entry to the gardens only is £2.50 per person.
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