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Parkland and woodland walk, tranquil.

This NT property has only a very small NT sign at the entrance to the Parking, but it's not that... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
Gillingham, United Kingdom
very nice walk for a summer's day

As we were late in the day we did not have the chance to visit Phillips house and experience the... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2015
Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible0%
6 Nov 2018
“The place that National Trust forgot...”
23 Jul 2017
“Very poor national trust property”
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Dinton, Salisbury SP3 5HH, England
+44 1672 538014
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

or so it seems. Having driven by the sign on the B3089 quite a few times, I decided that it was about time that I explored further. The brown sign directs you to a very small car park with a narrow entrance - not the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carol I
Reviewed July 23, 2017

There really is nothing to see at this place. No parking, no shop and dull grounds. Disappointing to say the least.

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Heflin666
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This NT property has only a very small NT sign at the entrance to the Parking, but it's not that hard to find. The Philipp's House is not open to the public,but the parkland and a woodland walk are. The NT have printer-friendly downloadable map...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank 180michael
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Had an afternoon to spare in the area and the description seemed quite good. Had our daughter and granddaughter with us. Park is not pushchair friendly (NT says disabled access) and we found the pushchair very difficult to push over very rough ground NT says...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank mendiptraveller
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Although the house is not open to the public at the moment, the surrounding parkland is definitely worth a visit. Take a picnic and a flask of coffee and enjoy the tranquility of this beautiful parkland.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank wendos11
Reviewed August 22, 2015

As we were late in the day we did not have the chance to visit Phillips house and experience the tenant pleasant or unpleasant we will never know. This was a baking hot day, one of the few I'm sure we will experience, and we...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Brian-Snellgrove
Reviewed August 1, 2015

We visited here one afternoon and left feeling very disappointed with Dinton Park and the National Trust. We parked the car at Phillipps House ... not realising that this was not allowed and came back to our car being blocked in by the tenant of...More

Date of experience: June 2015
10  Thank webber5
Reviewed July 31, 2015

One of the most beautiful houses in the Wiltshire countryside. Dinton is certainly a place to visit for a country walk and Philipps House is a treasure worth walking for!

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank tazzg2015
Reviewed July 7, 2015

Had a super walk here today, mansion to the right, lake to the left. Met lots of lucky local doggies who no doubt treat this place as an extension of their back yard! Friendly humans too.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank jools3256
Reviewed June 12, 2015

The house was not open when we visited but we enjoyed a long walk through parkland and woods. There are no toilet facilities but a fantastic place for many varied walks.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Diane B
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