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Wonderful to see such a history

Lovely gardens by the river and an interesting passage through the history of a Chateau that has... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Lymington, United Kingdom
A Birthday treat

A good afternoon visit. The staff are friendly (and speak English!) and the château and gardens... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Ian H
Pays de la Loire, France
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Visually, this chateau is stunning. Located between the River Loir and the town, with a range of architecture from the 12th to the 18th centuries which somehow, nevertheless, manages to be harmonious. The interior being restored, slowly and painstakingly, by the owners. Lovely parkland and...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Lovely gardens by the river and an interesting passage through the history of a Chateau that has seen so much. It is still owned by a family.

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

A good afternoon visit. The staff are friendly (and speak English!) and the château and gardens beautiful.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Paid to go into chateau and gardens. The gardens were beautiful but we were very disappointed that only a few rooms in the chateau were accessible to the public, all on the ground floor. A shame really because we had allowed an hour to tour...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A lovely, lived in Chateau, in the centre of town, so very accessible, well worth visit if you are in the area, with nice grounds that extend to the river

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

We were driving by and the manager of our B&B suggested we go give this a,look, and I'm glad he did. This is not,the most famous chateau or castle in France, not by a long shot, but it is architecturally interesting and the site near...More

Thank Kenpasha
Reviewed June 22, 2018

The Chateau was not on our list, but it turned out to be a very lovely castle. beautiful rose garden. Two mazes for kids. Inside you can see the photos from the people used to live there or their visit, which make it more real...More

2  Thank Xiaowen C
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The grounds of the castle had been taken over for a gardening event, and the castle itself was largely closed. We spent a pleasant couple of hours in the grounds, saw the formal garden and the maze, had an ice cream, and then left just...More

1  Thank Robin S
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Having visited the stunning gardens of the Chateaux at Villandry & Chaumont-Sur-Loire as well as the smaller but utterly delightful Jardins De Roquelin we decided to visit the gardens at Chateau Du Lude because they were listed on a map of the Chateaux of the...More

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Loved the gardens and grounds. Well worth a visit for them alone. The interior of the chateau was indeed spectacular, beautifully maintained and full of historical interest

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