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Lovely House with a Family Feeling

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit on 16 September 2018. All the staff were enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Lovely day out

I recently visited althorp and must say I was impressed with the house and gardens. The gardens... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Althorp House Rugby Rd. | off the A428, Northampton NN7 4HQ, England
+44 1604 770107
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit on 16 September 2018. All the staff were enthusiastic, knowledgeable and friendly. The current exhibition covering centuries of the Spencer family history was very interesting. We were lucky enough also to meet the charming Earl Spencer who signed a book...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I recently visited althorp and must say I was impressed with the house and gardens. The gardens were lovely very well looked after the staff were all very polite and welcoming. The house tour was very interesting as well. Lovely day out would defiently recommend...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a small group of five people. From start to finish the visit was so smooth, welcoming and thoroughly enjoyable. All the staff from young to old (sorry Andy) were so knowledgeable and helpful. I together with my friends felt comfortable and at...More

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Althorp is not just another stately home - its much more than that. Rarely are you made to feel so welcomed and part of a 'family' as you step inside history, both past and present. Its peaceful beauty and homely feel where an absolute joy....More

Thank pipromney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great day we had as guests at Althorp House and gardens yesterday. We were made to feel very welcome by Andy who explained everything we needed to know. We enjoyed a lovely lunch before walking around the splendid house and gardens. We can't...More

Thank 871debbie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing day , what a beautiful place to visit , staff welcoming and nothing is to much trouble , they really look after you . Perfect day , my mum got to meet Charles which was the icing on the top of...More

Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid an impromptu visit to Althorp today, a diversion from our drive up North on the M1. And what a memorable experience we had. The park is stately, the house grand - of course. But what made the house special was the lived-in feel...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as a family group of 14 for Mum’s 75th Birthday - and what a wonderful, relaxing and beautiful experience. The grounds and gardens are so relaxing, the house is stunning and all the visitor facilities are immaculate. A huge thank you to all the...More

1  Thank Pinkjazzy34
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On September the 9th we were not allowed to the house after having travelled over 100 miles. We were told that since dogs are not allowed on the ground of the estate we couldn't drive onto car park for disabled, we also were told that...More

1  Thank Valeria M
Althorp-Estate, Public Relations Manager at Althorp House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your response. Unfortunately, as you experienced, we do not allow dogs because the parkland is home to grazing animals. The RSPCA state that even when only 22 degrees outside, "it can reach an unbearable 47 degrees within an hour." It is not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we are less than an hour away, we can't believe we've not visited before. Such a lovely home with so many wonderful paintings, sculptures, ceramics, furniture and just lovely things to view. The house has such warmth and a cosy feel even though it...More

Thank Pamela H
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11 August 2018|
Response from HarryS2809 |
Yes you may You may also use the disabled parking if you cannot walk any distance
Alf H
7 August 2018|
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Response from dnaorion | Reviewed this property |
As previously advised by Harry, refer to the website
30 July 2018|
Response from Althorp-Estate | Property representative |
Please do check on our website for the most up to date information but we open at midday, and the gates close at 5pm.