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Paxton House

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Beautiful building

Very interesting tour with a very knowledgeable tour guide. A lovely pace round the rooms with lots... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rena52
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Falkirk
Interesting tour

Usually I am not fond of tour only visits but this one worked. It was very informative not rushed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lynnmcintyre2
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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One of the finest examples of an 18th-century Palladian Country house in all of Britain. There are many activities at Paxton House to keep you busy for a whole day, including house tours, boat trips and net fishing on the River Tweed, tearoom and...more
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Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1SZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting tour with a very knowledgeable tour guide. A lovely pace round the rooms with lots of great background information. Very nice tea room too.

Thank Rena52
Reviewed 5 days ago

Usually I am not fond of tour only visits but this one worked. It was very informative not rushed and we could ask questions. Lunch was good, we had salmon mouse and oatcakes. The shop had interesting items. We did not see much of the...More

Thank Lynnmcintyre2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visit regularly for the country walks with our dogs. The regular exploring trails for the grandchildren, and the excellent cafe with there friendly staff and excellent choice of snacks.

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Paxton House has a lot to see and do, the architecture is magnificent and the gardens well worth seeing. Chippendale furniture collection and artwork, both historic and more modern. Some of the estates older engineering has been restored with a waterwheel pump now showing us...More

Thank Richard-de-G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide Wilma brought to life the romantic beginnings of this house and its' family history thereafter. The large art gallery at the end of the tour furnished by the National Gallery of Scotland was a lovely suprise, shame we were too late in the...More

Thank kmrb1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Externally this house gives the impression of a grand country mansion beingpicture perfect in its symmetry. Once inside, however, it is less grand, having been built, as our excellent guide Jim explained, more as a house for a bachelor. Lots of beautiful Chippendale furniture and...More

Thank AlanSchofield
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the day we visited there was a craft fair on site for which we had to pay an entry fee on the gate but this was offset as the tour of the main house was at a discount. The guided tour around the house...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our visit here and spent most of the day walking around the grounds. We haven’t been before and thought that £5 for garden entry was very reasonable (and if we were local we’d definitely have an annual pass for £10! Bargain!). We enjoyed following...More

Thank Midgetgem77
Molly S, Public Relations Manager at Paxton House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review and feedback, we are so glad you enjoyed your day out at Paxton House and felt it was value for money. We look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy our tearoom and grounds again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well maintained historic house. When we visited there was an exhibition of Chippendale furniture some of which was part of the original furnishings in this house.

Thank Kim A
Molly S, Public Relations Manager at Paxton House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Kim for your review and feedback!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit here for lunch and a quick look round and was very impressed with what we saw We are planning a further visit in the spring next year when the house is open We have a motor home so viewed the camp site...More

Thank JillThompson02
Molly S, Public Relations Manager at Paxton House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Jill for your comments and feedback, I have passed your review onto our catering team. We are glad you enjoyed your lunch and the selection on offer and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Aimee G
May 26, 2018|
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Response from Iain S | Reviewed this property |
fee for house and gardens but you can just go into cafe. if going twice or more in the year buy a season ticket. cheaper.
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Keri19830
April 13, 2018|
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Response from onebrawlad | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty space for them to run around and there is also a cafe etc
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bakedbean73
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Molly S | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed in the gardens if kept on leads and any refuse is removed. We have a dog friendly room attached to the tearoom for you to take shelter and enjoy a meal. Guide dogs are allowed in all areas of the house.
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