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Cottesbrooke Gardens

Cottesbrooke Hall, Northampton NN6 8PF, England
+44 1604 505808
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A GEM...

This is a most wonderful house bein built circa 1702 . The house is lived in by the... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Wow house

We visited on August Bank holiday when the hall was open as well as the gardens.The house is... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Liz H
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Cottesbrooke Hall, Northampton NN6 8PF, England
+44 1604 505808
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a most wonderful house bein built circa 1702 . The house is lived in by the Macdonald-Buchanan family and hence has a lived in feel,unlike some other houses which feel like a museum. The interior is beautifully furnished with particular emphasis on equestrian...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We visited on August Bank holiday when the hall was open as well as the gardens.The house is fantastic viewed from front or back with good views of the surrounding area too. The gardens are first rate even at this time of year when a...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Having seen the grounds of another Northamptonshire country estate, Boughton House, only a couple of weeks previously, the contrast between the two was very clear to us. In short, Cottesbrooke House gardens are so much better. Yes, we visited on a lovely, hot, sunny, blue...More

Thank Choosy_Visitor
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely, well-tended gardens surrounding Queen Anne house. Beautiful setting with countryside views. House contains many pictures of horses, hunting and racing, fine staircase and papier-mâché wall and ceiling decorations. By queue to go in when they first open and everyone is arriving at once, so...More

Thank PerTheCat
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely house. Have not given 5 stars as the guided tour felt a bit rushed. Beautiful gardens . Would definitely recommend as a half-day/day out. Apparently the tea rooms are good too although I didn't get to go😔

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Cottesbrooke Gardens are lovely day out for those who love nature, arboriculture and horticulture. Besides it has some lovely period buildings. There are lovely nature trails that take one through different gardens and listed buildings. I found topiary very interesting and to my surprise there...More

Thank Karam410
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This Queen Anne house is in great condition and has an absolutely magnificent collection of paintings (mostly sporting and portraiture) viewablt by guided tour only. It is in the Historic Houses Association but can be visited by non-members. The gardens are exceptionally well maintained and...More

Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I do have walking ability but not for long periods therefore the garden tour would have to be on my scooter - the lawn is edged with metal that stands about one inch proud and no slope on either side of footpath to gain entry...More

Thank Valerie T
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Went here as part of a coach trip. This did mean that we had the benefit of a guided tour of the gardens by the two main people involved. They both really know their stuff and added a great deal of extra information to just...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We finally made it. After many years of wanting to get here! We started with a tour of the house, and whilst the guide was good, the content of the talk was biased towards the collection of horse paintings, with little else but a passing...More

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