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Nuffield Place

| Huntercombe, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5RY, England
+44 1491 641224
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Fascinating visit

Called on our way to a break in the New Forest. The history of the place was fascinating and the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leicesterspire
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Desford, United Kingdom
via mobile
One of the best

A National Trust place. I've been here a few times. One of the best. Lord Nuffield was a true... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
STEPHEN F
,
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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| Huntercombe, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5RY, England
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+44 1491 641224
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called on our way to a break in the New Forest. The history of the place was fascinating and the guides were very knowledgeable and informative and very friendly. We enjoyed the gardens.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A National Trust place. I've been here a few times. One of the best. Lord Nuffield was a true one-off. The visit gives a full insight into his life and work, and the almost unmatched charitable side to him and his wife. The cafe is...More

Thank STEPHEN F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An uplifitng and worthwhile visit near Oxford.We arrived at 1.00 and had cake/homity pie and tea in the small cafe.We sat outside in the sun because it was a glorious day. At 2pm there is a garden tour then at 2.30 outside the house a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nuffield Place is a lovely small family home in glorious countryside. The gardens are being renovated and will be excellent. The house has all the original furniture and is a testament to simple living for a man who could buy anything he wanted. The guides...More

1  Thank David A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although a millionaire, Lord Nuffield gave large amounts of his fortune to charity, financing hundreds of iron lungs to save those affected by polio. He lived modestly with his wife at Nuffield Place and when you go around the rooms you can still imagine a...More

1  Thank diane m
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very interesting place to visit and the guides are very knowledgeable which makes it more interesting. If you have any interest in Morris Cars it is a must to visit

Thank amgould
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an absolute fantastic place to visit. Left to Nuffield college for years and then transferred to the National Trust. William Morris (Lord Nuffield) left this house exactly as it was when he died. Untouched and as if he still lived there. Really good...More

Thank CostaLuver
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not your usual NT property. This was the home to Lord and Lady Nuffeld aka William Morris who founded Morris motors. It has not been touched since he died in 1963, so you see his house as he would have lived in it. It was...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The house is fascinating left as it was in 1963, beautiful furniture and lots of things your Grandma had. Particularly loved the dining room with the table set for dinner. Interesting to see the iron lung as a retired nurse I know about them but...More

1  Thank 186400Caroline
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Nuffield place is kept in the state it was when the last people left, which makes it a great slice of history.

Thank Yoastie
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466brian
5 August 2017|
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Response from Patricia W | Reviewed this property |
Oops that should have read 'best to check it out on their website. ' It is a national trust property
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NBN500
3 May 2017|
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Response from Lawrie52 | Reviewed this property |
I saw visitors with dogs on leads in the garden
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Stephanie W
3 January 2017|
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Response from MKHappyTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Always check the website. Many are closed 🔐 during winter. Hope it was open for you.
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