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Christmas lunch

We had a very nice Christmas lunch here last week. The staff were very attentive. A lovely day from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
hchunt551
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Brixham, United Kingdom
Beautiful place

Great place to visit, especially now as they have decorated the rooms to show Christmas decoration... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
39jeffs
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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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An 18th-century house, a 1950s homeThis is a story of grandeur created, dissolved and resurrected - not once, but twice.Basildon Park is an impressive Georgian mansion, surrounded by glorious parkland, which was lovingly rescued from ruin by Lord...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a very nice Christmas lunch here last week. The staff were very attentive. A lovely day from the Tea Room to the House. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hchunt551
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a convenient place for us to meet some friends from the area. There was a fairly steep woodland walk from reception to the house with several of the trees illuminated which was a nice touch. We could see a buggy for the less...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to visit, especially now as they have decorated the rooms to show Christmas decoration form Georgian times through to the nineteen fifties. All beautifully presented and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I enjoyed a very delicious Christmas lunch at Basildon Park. Excellent and friendly service too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Basildon Park with my parents on December 2nd and we recommend it. The house is where Pride & Prejudice (2005) was filmed and it is well maintained. The interior is beautiful with several rooms to visit and the staff is very kind and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A National Trust property with a beautiful park and grounds. We had a lovely afternoon at Basildon Park. The docents are very knowledgeable about the rooms and their decorations. Be sure to plan enough time to explore the grounds. Also, the car park fills up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We paid a visit today from South Wales only to find the house was closed even though tours had run at 11am. As a national Trust member I get in free anyway but my partner was advised that he may have to pay to go...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're a fan of Jane Austen you know that this amazing façade appears on the film Pride and Prejudice. The rooms are beautifully decorated and wherever you look at, you find something fantastic. I believe that it was also the place where some scenes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claudina R
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We are only a few miles from this lovely place and have passed it numerous times What an enjoyable time we had a beautiful house and lovely staff x

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a must visit NT site,also has a good cafe,but the history and house contents make a good day out.

Date of experience: November 2018
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jeffcam1415
31 May 2018|
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Response from paulsheridan2018 | Reviewed this property |
Like all NT properties they don't allow overnighting and they usually prevent this with locked gates. they don't have the insurance for occupation and no welfare to support it so they don't want to be become convenient night... More
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Dewalt S
27 May 2018|
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