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Invitation to View

With a group of U3A friends I visited the Hall yesterday.We had a very entertaining tour of the... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
Kessi76
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Suffolk
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VERY ENJOYABLE - MAKE YOUR DAY

Just visited this amazing hall under the guidance of the estate owner Major Philip Hope-Cobbold... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Rusti T
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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22 May 2018
“Invitation to View”
15 Apr 2018
“VERY ENJOYABLE - MAKE YOUR DAY”
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An Elizabethan family home, Glemham Hall is available exclusively for weddings, receptions, conferences and private events. It is also home to the FolkEast festival held in the surrounding parkland every August. We offer guided house tours from...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Little Glemham IP13 0BT, England
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Arrived on a sunday midday to be greeted by Major Philip Hope-Cobbold. The Major was our guide around the hall, and informed us of the history of the hall and his family. It was of great interest, and the Major had a wonderful sense of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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GlemhamHall, Manager at Glemham Hall, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for your kind review and we're pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour of the Hall with Philip. We're terribly sorry that you experienced a somewhat cooler meal than expected. Naturally, we would have been more than happy to...More

Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

With a group of U3A friends I visited the Hall yesterday.We had a very entertaining tour of the house, which has some beautiful rooms and lovely items on show. We spent time in the garden where the roses will give a lovely show in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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GlemhamHall, Manager at Glemham Hall, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review from your visit to Glemham Hall. We're really pleased to see you enjoyed the tour and hope you'll revisit us again one day in the not too distant future! We have a...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018

Just visited this amazing hall under the guidance of the estate owner Major Philip Hope-Cobbold. It was an informative and knowledgeable 90 minute guided tour which was packed with interesting and sometimes comical stories plus a few humorous surprises in most of the rooms. Well...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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GlemhamHall, Manager at Glemham Hall, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thank you for your kind review and we're really pleased that you enjoyed your tour of the Hall. We hope to see you at some of our other events over the Summer!

Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This was a great tour of a family home with a fantastic guide in Major Philip Hope-Cobbold. He is funny, well-informed and generous with his time. Our group enjoyed their time here and found the rooms fascinating and refreshingly ‘normal’. We learned about the family...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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GlemhamHall, Manager at Glemham Hall, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments and we're so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Glemham Hall. Maybe you'd like to visit our gardens in the Summer for our Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' on Friday 6th July? We're really grateful that you took time to...More

Reviewed March 12, 2018

We arrived on time and were shown into the Great Hall. There were some stunning portraits around the walls and family photos on the piano. Our Guide Major Hope Cobbold was the owner of this 32 bedroom house although he will soon be handing it...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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GlemhamHall, Manager at Glemham Hall, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for your kind comments! We're so pleased you enjoyed the tour and the Mother's Day lunch that followed after. Hopefully we'll see you again at one of our other events over the Summer! Thanks once again! DS

Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of looking around this fantastic location, and what a beautiful place it is. Full to the rafters with vintage bits and bobs had great time looking around the place, was fascinating.

Date of experience: February 2018
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GlemhamHall, Manager at Glemham Hall, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thanks for your lovely comments! We really appreciate them!

Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Not the most attractive of houses from the outside, it is nevertheless fascinating to see around internally. Shown around by the owner in a pleasant and not remotely pompous or grudging manner. He was born in the house over seventy years ago and inherited twenty...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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GlemhamHall, Manager at Glemham Hall, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you! It is very kind of you to leave a review and we hope you'll visit us again at one of our events over the Summer! DS

Reviewed December 10, 2016

We visited with one of the Invitation to View tours - and have to say this was the best of the many we have done.......primarily because of the "guide" (owner Philip Cobbold) who is most certainly a "character". Our tour included evening supper which, combined...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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GlemhamHall, Manager at Glemham Hall, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Such a lovely review! Thank you for taking time to leave us your feedback, we really appreciate it! DS

Reviewed April 16, 2016

We visited here on An Invitation to View Toiur! We were shown round by the very modest owner Philip Cobbold who has connections with Ipswich Town Football Club and Tolly Cobbold Brewery!! It is a family home so we didn't expect it to be as...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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GlemhamHall, Manager at Glemham Hall, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2016

Thank you for your lovely review, we're really pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour! Hopefully you'll return to visit at one of our events during the Summer!

Reviewed August 23, 2015

What could be better - great - and extremely diverse music in a beautiful setting (I could spend hours just admiring the beautiful and ancient trees - especially the oaks) and a festival atmosphere of great good nature. Not crowded, yet enough happy, relaxed and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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GlemhamHall, Manager at Glemham Hall, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2016

Hello Tanya Thank you very much for such a thorough review! What a delight to read! This year's FolkEast is set to be even better, so we look forward to welcoming you back in August!

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