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Autumn visit

A super house, in a beautiful setting on the downs, though sadly fog denied me the view. There is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bridget G
United Kingdom
Interesting NT property to visit

We were staying nearby so stopped here en route. Lucky to have a lovely autumn day to sit outside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, England
via mobile
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A super house, in a beautiful setting on the downs, though sadly fog denied me the view. There is a real feel of how it was lived in, mainly as a party house. Don't miss the doll's house - huge and thought to be an...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

almost vertical drive to see house but worth it plenty of parking very unusual house. amazing history considering had a major fire. plenty of people to give information gardens lovely dogs welcome cafe looked nice

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying nearby so stopped here en route. Lucky to have a lovely autumn day to sit outside the cafe and have lunch with the magnificent view The house is interesting although just the ground and lower ground floors available to visit. Seeing the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This NT property is a great place to explore. The day was hot and sunny but a quiet day for visitors. We explored the house and on this particular day the print room was open for viewing, and it was well worth the visit. The...More

1  Thank X3400FLrobertg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this very impressive house is well worth a visit, the guides in each room are very informative and the huge dolls house has to be seen to be believed.

Thank diane m
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Well worth a visit. Very interesting house with lots of interesting exhibits and nice gardens to enjoy too

Thank theoloyla
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The whole story of the house and of the people that have owned it along with the fire and restoration was of great interest. The only downside is that only the downstairs is now able to be viewed due to the extent of the fire...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The house is extensive and the sequence of the visit is well enough laid out. I may be a philistine but the numerous pictures did nothing for me. The doll's house is remarkable, but only worth making the trip if you are seriously fascinated by...More

1  Thank Afterbrunel
Reviewed 25 September 2018

A must place to visit as N/T members so no charge for us but yes a car park but remember to get a coin from reception to exit the car park (That is if i have the right place that is) There is a cafe...More

Thank Bobby916
Reviewed 21 September 2018

A lovely, well preserved house and a very good job of restoration after the fire. The gardens are peaceful. The dolls house is amazing!! Would recommend a visit here!!

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11 April 2018|
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Response from Alan R | Reviewed this property |
The carpark is gravel surfaced, the paths from the carpark to the house are tarmac. As for the gardens, well it was blowing a hoolie and pouring with rain when we visited so our outside excursion was very short but I imagine... More
16 July 2017|
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Response from Cheese-nibbles |
We went yesterday with our own picnic, so yes! They have picnic tables in 2 areas...one near to the car park and one near the lawn near the amazing view. We sat on a rug on the lawn and we saw others sitting in their own... More
9 April 2015|
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Response from Gary_Talman |
I can confirm they are open on Saturday's but there are limited facilities open on some days "Mondays & Tuesdays: Only the servants' quarters in the basement of the house are open. The ground floor 'state' apartments are... More