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Duncombe Park

| The Estate Office, Helmsley YO62 5EB, England
+44 1439 770213
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The terraces at Duncombe Park have been described as ‘one of the most extensive and boldest landscaping enterprises of England’. Please note that the garden is a 'landscape garden', and comprises mainly of lawn, woodland, and garden achitecture. The house is closed to the public.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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| The Estate Office, Helmsley YO62 5EB, England
+44 1439 770213

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Helmsley for the day we were unfortunate that it chucked it down on and off throughout the day so we only managed a drive through the park. The grounds and house are very picturesque and we wished we could have had a good look...More

Thank chynagirl1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing site. It attracted 40+ full size steamers, 40+ miniatures, more than 60 Commercials, 120+ Tractors & stationary engines & 170 Vintage Cars & motorcycles. Several organs, models, working area, crafts, trade stands, refreshments, licensed bar. Beautiful day. I took my classic car...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

My wife and I visited Duncombe Park gardens near Helmsley, North Yorkshire on a week day and found it almost devoid of visitors. It is a HHA property but the house is no longer open to visitors, which is a shame, as it is a...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Just close your eyes and the tranquillity takes you back to Georgian England. Traditionl gardens and the walks in the woods at this time of year are superb. The only sound is the faint noise of the traffic in Helmsley itself and the roar of...More

Thank Penelope764
Reviewed 13 May 2017

You can take a walk along the River Rye and swing up the hill (albeit concreted) up towards Duncombe Park and Helmsley Castle. They hold falconry festivals on the first May bank holiday of the year which are very popular with the clan of Range...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We only did a walk around the park, but is is so pretty and peaceful, never got to birds of prey as had dog with us but heading there before we go home. Well worth a wander around.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

a lovely sized house , beautifully restored and still a family home , well worth a visit , pretty views and well kept gardens , a more intimate stately home.

Thank steveslade1
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The whole area of Duncombe Park is well kept and right on the doorstep of Helmsley, look out for craft fairs held at the estate too.

Thank julie g
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We have just visited Helmsley for a couple of days and decided to go to duncombe park and gardens. Unlike the last reviewer we had to pay there are no gardens to speak off just parkland so it should be advertised as such. Also it...More

4  Thank eje480
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We checked our HHA handbook and found Duncombe Park at Helmsley on a recent visit to North Yorkshire. Now perhaps because we have Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall on our doorstep, we expected too much. We went through the entrance area, which also...More

6  Thank SheffieldPip
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Dagmar W
23 April 2017|
Response from shortstay29 | Property representative |
Dear Dagmar Thank you for your enquiry - please could you call the Estate Office on +44 1439 770213 With best wishes, Jake