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Kentwell Hall

Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9BA, England
+44 1787 310207
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Hats off to the owners!

What a fabulous and vibrant place! Unlike so many historical properties, time isn't standing still... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
North West England, United Kingdom
Tudor but very timely

Sometimes private ownership is just better! As a long-time member of the National Trust and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9BA, England
+44 1787 310207
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a fabulous and vibrant place! Unlike so many historical properties, time isn't standing still here, so many ongoing projects, modern twists with historical references, the Phillips's are continuing the role of guardians of this stunning and intriguing place, adding their own taste and ideas...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sometimes private ownership is just better! As a long-time member of the National Trust and supporter of the way they preserve, enhance and market aspects of our collective past, I must admit that sometimes we need people who take risks, who are not too po-faced...More

2  Thank Phlashmair
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Tudor house, which looks from the outside relatively unaltered but inside has had Victorian improvements - ceilings raised, rooms expanded/divided etc, and following a serious decline in the early 1900s was rescued by it's present owners and restored in a quirky manner. The early...More

1  Thank Richard K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we went looking forward to a lovely day with lunch. The food was poor and the choice very limited. The house is very interesting and great fun. I don't normally complain but have learnt to use technology to say how bad the food wasMore

Thank Jonathan S
Kentwell H, Public Relations Manager at Kentwell Hall, responded to this review

Hello Jonathan, we are obviously disappointed to hear that your experience in the tearoom was not as hoped. I am not sure what day you visited but we do during the week slim down our lunch options due to the visitor numbers at this time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had visited Kentwell before a few years ago but this was the first time we had been when it was a Medieval re-enactment day. We both thought it was one of the best events we had ever taken part in. All the volunteers, including...More

Thank iceman123EastSussex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite living in Suffolk for 14 years this was our first visit to Kentwell Hall. We visited on 1/5/2017 and enjoyed the Tudor characters, events, the Hall itself and the gardens. The highlight was indeed the Tudor characters who were all dressed in costume and...More

Thank WifeMumWorker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot recommend the May Day celebrations at Kentwell Hall enough. Was very well planned and all the amazing volunteers, dressed in their Tudor robes, kept to their roles at all times. All were knowledgeable and very interesting. It never felt like a theme park experience...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on one of their Tudor Re enactment days, it was absolutely fabulous with so much going on. A real full days entertainment, lots of audience participation and the processions were brilliant. The Tudor meal dinner re enactment was amazing and the kitchen...More

Thank JaxB123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow this was the most authentic Tudor experience I've ever had. Was so lovely walking amongst the in character Tudor characters. Seeing how they lived, learning about May Day celebrations. Truly wonderful. The grounds are beautiful, lovely to walk around the gardens. The house is...More

Thank ElleForder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kentwell Hall recreates the sights, sounds and smells of Tudor England with a large team of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers. There are regular events throughout the year, including Tudor, Victorian and WW2. Kentwell Hall is. Large complex of buildings including home farm and the mansion...More

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Hi David, Did you visit the Wind in the willows characters that were all around the courtyard which was especially for the children?
19 December 2016|
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Response from SUZUKIMAD | Reviewed this property |
It was a Tudor day so i think you may have the wrong event.
Lorraine m
Can anyone tell me if there is a section that you have to crawl through ? Someone told me there was 2 years ago . Many thanks
24 October 2016|
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Response from Gavin M | Reviewed this property |
No need to crawl anywhere on the route
price to enter
31 January 2015|
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Response from Kentwell H | Property representative |
Hi 102Andrew, Ticket prices for the 2015 season are now available on the Kentwell Hall website's 'What's On' guide. Select the event or house opening day you are interested in visiting and you will be taken to the event... More