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Temple Newsam

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Temple Newsam Park | Off Selby Road, Leeds LS15 0AE, England
+44 113 336 7461
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Wallpaper heaven

Temple Newsam is a beautiful estate with walks and a small farm. However, it was the house we... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Sharon V
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Amazing hidden gem in extensive parklands – a “must see” in Leeds

This was not the first time that my wife and I had visited the 1500 acre Temple Newsam estate but... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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One of the great country houses of England set within a Capability Brown landscape surrounded by beautiful parkland which includes a working rare breeds farm, Temple Newsam has so much to offer visitors.Famous as the birth place of Lord Darnley, notorious husband of Mary Queen of Scots, Temple Newsam House is a truly impressive Tudor-Jacobean mansion. Described as the Hampton Court of the North with over 40 lovingly restored rooms to view, it is now home to one of the most important collections of decorative arts. Explore the treasures of silver, ceramics, fine art, Chippendale furniture, and wallpaper all housed within the Tudor Jacobean Mansion. Discover the stories of the people who lived at Temple Newsam by joining one of our regular weekly tours or picking up the FREE audio guide. Look out for holiday activities and craft fun for all ages and the changing programme of talks, concerts and theatre. Visit our special, changing programme of exhibitions. Take time to visit the gift shop offering a range of products inspired by the collections within the House followed by lunch or tea in the Stables Tea room. Explore the lakeside walks and gardens of delphiniums, rhododendrons, flocks and asters. See a variety of rare breed animals in Home Farm. Enjoy some leisure time and book our football pitches, enjoy a round of golf, walk in the woods and discover the folly or explore the bridle paths.
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  • Average5%
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“walled garden” (55 reviews)
“home farm” (37 reviews)
Temple Newsam Park | Off Selby Road, Leeds LS15 0AE, England
+44 113 336 7461
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Temple Newsam is a beautiful estate with walks and a small farm. However, it was the house we focussed on during this visit. We used the audio guide - which was very helpful, well planned and narrated. The history is interesting, and the house is...More

Thank Sharon V
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This was not the first time that my wife and I had visited the 1500 acre Temple Newsam estate but it was the first time we had toured the magnificent mansion, some of which dates back to 1500, when Thomas Lord Darcy built it (before...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Parking we walked through large numbers of dog walkers, and yummy mummy's making for the playground. The house, our aim, was quiet, but lots of bulbs in flower around it. Hedges yet to be in leaf. We got free audio guides which improved the visit...More

Thank poggy11
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Done the 4 mile circular route around the park. Lovely photos and places around the park. House looks great from the outside but didn't go in this time.

Thank Rachel9168
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Temple Newsam is only an hour’s drive from where we live but until yesterday we had never visited it. Following our visit we are wondering why it has taken us so long to discover it. The approach to the hall was magnificent as a thick...More

2  Thank Sunny5Jim
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Dog friendly walks all around this lovely house. Great day out and plenty of space to run around. We love walking here.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

A great day out. Lots of space for children to run and play. Visited the farm lots of new born animals including piglets running round the yard. Interactive activities for all visitors. £9.90 for a family ticket to the farm and general grounds. Free parking,...More

Thank loubill16
Reviewed 1 March 2017

if you are visiting leeds this place is a must to visit there is something to do or see for the whole family there is a good car park at this time of the year there are plenty of young animals around which the children...More

Thank frances292
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Plenty to see inside and out Kids mini farm A lot of history behind the wall and very educational Good for picnics plenty to do

Thank Dilip1164
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Family friendly farm with loads of farm aminals and babies that are used to been seen to children .entrance fee cheap compared to other attractions like this .you can also pay a little bit extra to gain entry to the great house .there is also...More

Thank wians0n
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Response from Sheenajoy | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Claire L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw a lot of people with dogs, there is plenty of open space and woodland to walk in.