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Mockbeggar Plantation

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Beautiful home

We enjoyed this on a free historical sites day. Staff was knowledgeable and friendly. A nice... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Kim C
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New Castle, Pennsylvania
Interesting!

Very knowledgable staff at this once-grand home. Interesting to see the home as it was when it was... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Juanita_la_loca
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Gander, Canada
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Route 230, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this house, and were very impressed with the guide, Paul, who answered a lot of questions for us.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DevinW103
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We stopped into the Mockbeggar House without knowing a lot about it, but the staff on site was so excited about it and knowledgeable that we got swept away by the history. On guide in particular, Paul, was extremely patient and willing to answer all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Well preserved and authentic house which came to life because the staff knew about the actual family who lived there and some had even met them. Very helpful and co-operative staff. The furniture and fittings are original and brought back some memories!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lancastrians16
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We enjoyed this on a free historical sites day. Staff was knowledgeable and friendly. A nice place to kill a little time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kim C
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We went on our way back to town and it only took 30 minutes. It was interesting to learn the definition of a plantation and see how they lived( quite nicely actually).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ceg51
Reviewed July 2, 2018

If you like national trust and old houses this is a must. Lovely old house with period features. Excellent guides

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank andrewbadham1
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Old merchant house in Bonavista. Interesting history and well guided. Interpreters around the property tell you of everything you need to know.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Craig R
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Very knowledgable staff at this once-grand home. Interesting to see the home as it was when it was lived in. Gorgeous stained-glass window in the library! Eerie feel throughout the home though...ghosts, perhaps?

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Juanita_la_loca
Reviewed April 15, 2018

I’ve been there many times on Canada day,it’s such a nice place to visit,dishes were laid out on the table as if people were living there ,cloths laid on the beds ,it was a joy to tour this place,I love to go back again and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Judy N Dean P
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is actually Senator Bradley's former residence. The house and grounds are definitely worth exploring. Be sure to look out the stain glass door to the ocean

Date of experience: July 2017
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Jude G
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Response from Xxxxxxxxoi | Reviewed this property |
The reply above is pretty complete. Neil's Yard is a cafe adjacent to Mockbeggar. Excellent crepes and cappuccino. Neil is wonderful. The Mifflin Cafe has local food. the Bonavista Social Club has excellent pizza and pasta... More
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