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Doddington Hall & Gardens

| Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU, England
+44 1522 694308
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Going here at the beginning of December 2017, the Christmas decorations & trees were all for sale... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brads225
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Let down by miserable staff and poor organisation.

Some beautiful Christmas displays inside the hall which were worth viewing. A great shame however... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rachmargarita
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Since 2006 Doddington has been our much-loved family home. We have continued Claire’s parents work in devoting ourselves to the upkeep, repair and progression of the Doddington Estate including; the development of the Farm Shop, Bike Shop, Cafe, Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Home Store, Farrow & Ball, Country Clothing Store, Bauble Barn, Christmas Tree Sales and Weddings and Events businesses; increasing public access; organising concerts and exhibitions and the development of various accommodation across the estate. There is always something new to see and do on the estate whether that is inside the Hall, in the five acres of gardens, one of our events, or on one of the estate walks. We look forward to welcoming you to Doddington.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Going here at the beginning of December 2017, the Christmas decorations & trees were all for sale. looking around the huts/barns at the many baubles & tree decorations were very nice & pretty. Though being crowded in parts, for the main cafe & shop area,...More

Thank Brads225
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some beautiful Christmas displays inside the hall which were worth viewing. A great shame however, that the staff were so officious and unwelcoming as this marred what should have been an uplifting festive experience. As we were on holiday in the area, we booked online...More

5  Thank rachmargarita
ClaireBirch, Manager at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the decorations throughout the Hall but both we and our volunteers are disappointed to hear your comments regarding their attitude. We apologise for any confusion...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

A great day out. The Hall is superbly decorated kids will love it. There are lots of things to see and do.

Thank Wookie1957
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Many thanks for your feedback. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your day and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Not been before we were pleasantly surprised! Several walks to go on whilst your there, an amazing farm shop full of delights ( very similar to Chatsworth if you have been),and a coffee shop, cafe and restaurant. Unfortunately it was so busy with a huge...More

Thank Nicola S
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Hi Nicola, We're so pleased to hear that you had a great day on the estate. Our Cafe does get incredibly busy during the festive period, however, the team work tirelessly to ensure the queue goes down as quickly as possible. We do have our...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

It's not the first time we've visited, or indeed the first review I've written, but it's worth writing about again. This year's Christmas theme is Alice in Wonderland, and wonderland it certainly is. What I really like about Doddington is the care and love that...More

1  Thank Dinah W
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Hi Dinah, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your lovely words. The decorations do take a lot of planning and time and we all care about the final product so we are thrilled this has shone through. Unfortunately whilst we are unable...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

With a poorly wife I knew just the tonic required. As a childhood fan of Alice in Wonderland and later a collector of all things associated with her I learned of the theme being used to decorate the Hall. It was fantastic. The work that...More

Thank Maurice B
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Hi Maurice, Thank you for your kind words. It's great to hear the decorations were the best medicine! We thoroughly enjoy planning, creating and installation the decorations. It's a huge team effort and great fun and we're very touched you enjoyed it so much as...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We never fail to be impressed by the creativity and taste of the family who run doddington hall. Every year at Christmas they decorate the hall according to a different theme, and this year its Alice in Wonderland. Not very many rooms are open, but...More

2  Thank Steph12014
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Hi Steph, Thank you for such wonderful feedback. The decorations in the Hall take a lot of planning and team work so it's great to hear that you enjoyed them so much. The drawing room remains the only room that is shut throughout the festive...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017

Although I knew about this place I had never been able to visit when the Hall was open. By chance I attended a meeting at the Hall and had the chance to experience the extensive range of facilities on offer at this venue. A wonderful...More

1  Thank kishere t
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and great feedback. The House is still a much loved family home, hence the open days throughout the summer season. However, during the Christmas period the House is open Wednesday - Sunday and from...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We visit doddington hall at halloween Christmas and easter. It is a lovely place during the seasons as they specialise to that season. Such as pumpkin picking in October and a Christmas shop along with everything being decorated & a lovely cafe. Garden walks &...More

1  Thank RuthyEm
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Group visit December 2016. Great decorations made by the family in residence at Doddington Hall. Good signage and nice restaurants. Interior decor shop too tempting and deli stocks just about everything!

Thank Lynne L
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Hi Lynne, Thank you for such great feedback, we're thrilled you enjoyed your day and we hope we can welcome your group to the estate again soon.

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Sheila C
29 November 2017|
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Response from ClaireBirch | Property representative |
Many thanks for your question and please accept our apologies in a delayed response as we have only just received this alert from Trip Advisor. We do hope that you enjoyed the Hall and the decorations. The ground floor of... More
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14 November 2017|
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Response from ClaireBirch | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your enquiry. The afternoon tea is £12.50 per person and is served Monday to Saturday. Please get in touch with our restaurant and ask for Amy, to discuss the details of this booking and we can let you... More
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