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Newby Hall and Gardens

Off the A1 | in between Ripon and Boroughbridge, Ripon HG4 5AE, England
+44 1423 322583
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The real Downton is worth a visit and you'll love gardens !

Yes this is the real Downton Abbey ( relocated fo TV to near London ) . If you listen to all the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Raskelf
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Fabulous day for the kids.

We went as a group with young children and a pram. The gardens have lots of steps so difficult to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
helarc
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A fantastic family day out. Amazing Adventure Playground, Spectacular Gardens and Elegant Georgian House. Restaurant & Shop..the perfect place to meet up with friends and family
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Off the A1 | in between Ripon and Boroughbridge, Ripon HG4 5AE, England
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+44 1423 322583
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes this is the real Downton Abbey ( relocated fo TV to near London ) . If you listen to all the places and locations in the series this is the only logical spot for Downton PLUS the factual Lord Grantham lived here in the...More

1  Thank Raskelf
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a group with young children and a pram. The gardens have lots of steps so difficult to navigate with a pram. Compared to other homes, the gardens are on the small size. However, they are beautiful and varied. Rock garden kept the...More

Thank helarc
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Newby Hall and gardens are a great day out. The house is really interesting, the gardens are fantastic, really well looked after. The food in the restaurant/cafe is excellent. There is so much for kids to do. Probably the best day out with friends in...More

1  Thank Shaun D
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

We were slightly disappointed at Newby Hall as the gardens are not as large as we expected for the cost of entry. Signs telling us picnicing in the grounds was not allowed was a shame as we had brought our own lunch. The gardens are...More

1  Thank LittlePatsy1
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Stunning gardens. Delightful places for children (big & small) to enjoy - including a rope bridge across some water! I use a wheelchair & even I could wander the gardens but my 'driver' had to alternate as there is an incline. You can sit &...More

Thank Chrissie R
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Beautiful house with extensive gardens. Lots to see, including miniature railway (sometimes with real steam engine) kids' water garden, lake, excellent cafe, dolls' house museum, teddy bear museum and the most beautifully kept gardens. Extensive grounds. Suitable for all ages. Check opening times. Closed in...More

Thank RebekahYork
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is another beautiful place the garden are beautiful. nice place to eat. fresh ice cream and the little train is a must don't go without looking round the house.

Thank Ann Fern A
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The house itself is interesting and has impressive Adam features. But the extensive gardens are magnificent and made up of a number of different areas. The herbaceous borders must be amongst the most impressive in England perhaps unmatched in length and depth certainly in the...More

1  Thank smithwolviston
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A nice place to walk around. Tours of the house a bit slow for my tastes - I do not like to linger too long, and being deaf, the commentary can be a trial. Again, the cafe is quite expensive for what is on offer....More

Thank gmyork2015
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Visited Newby Hall on 10th September. We had visited the gardens before but this time we had a tour of the magnificent house. It appeared that a coach party had been unable to make it,so the tour party consisted of my wife and I, and...More

Thank John T
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dancebabe1984
22 February 2018|
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Response from dnowland_12 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not on a bus route, you need private transport to go to this attraction.
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Alana G
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Response from mdew0lf | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can.
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angielalaLeeds
26 April 2017|
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Response from Kate B | Property representative |
No, there are no plans to run a bus service for this event.
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