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Bhaktivedanta Manor

Hilfield Lane | Dharam Marg, Watford WD25 8DT, England
+44 1923 851000
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A cult "Hindu" worship "Stately Home!"

This is Beetle Era Hare Rama Hare Krishna one of the first worship places more dedicated to its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nirmal S
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London, England, United Kingdom
Uplifting experience

You are made to feel so welcome there. Beautiful setting amongst the gardens and the lake. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dhanish A
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In the Hertfordshire countryside just north of London, Bhaktivedanta Manor, complete with its farmlands, beautiful gardens and temple is a real sanctuary for the soul. Open all year round to visitors and students of ancient wisdom, the temple offers a great experience with tours of the shrine, gardens and compassionate farm. See the rooms of the famous Hare Krishna guru Srila Prabhupada, to whom George Harrison gifted this iconic mock Tudor mansion. Visitors may participate in inspirational talks, yoga classes, mantra meditation, vegetarian cooking classes and various retreats.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hilfield Lane | Dharam Marg, Watford WD25 8DT, England
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+44 1923 851000
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"george harrison"
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"hare krishna"
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"lovely grounds"
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"peaceful place"
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"beautiful temple"
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"festival days"
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"inner peace"
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"srila prabhupada"
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"guided tour"
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"woodland walk"
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"onsite bakery"
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"extensive grounds"
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"small shop"
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"small lake"
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"children enjoy"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is Beetle Era Hare Rama Hare Krishna one of the first worship places more dedicated to its founder than Hinduism or Hindu Gods. It is a stately house or a manor house converted into place of worship to its founder. Set in acres of...More

1  Thank Nirmal S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You are made to feel so welcome there. Beautiful setting amongst the gardens and the lake. The temple is nice and quirky with a mixture of Indian embellishments and Tudor style. The tulsi nursery is a lovely touch. They also have a free pre-school. Definitely...More

Thank Dhanish A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the manor everyone is so friendly and kind we had a taste of a few types of food and brought some incense and had a lovely walk around

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

As soon as we arrived people were greeting us with warmth and kindness. We first walked through the gardens which are beautiful and all around are families sitting eating, relaxing and enjoying their time together. When you go inside you can hear prayers, chanting and...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Visited the manor with a friend and my young daughter as I had always been fascinated with it's history and the famous George Harrison connection. It didn't disappoint. Set in beautiful scenic gardens, many parts of the impressive house has been preserved as the spiritual...More

2  Thank Fern_Blue_Lady
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

What an incredible place, and such friendly people! I was just passing through and I happened to see a sign for a Hare Krishna Temple. I became curious and thought I'd check it out as I've never been to one before, and I dont know...More

3  Thank jbutton789
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

It's place to experience, go on wkdays as less crowded. - one can site & pray in peace - experiece veg food and away from city life experience

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

A friend and I decided to visit the ‘number one thing to do in Watford’ whilst en route to London for the day. Bhaktivedanta Manor offers a culturally excellent day where you can spend a quality amount of time appreciating the grounds and engross yourself...More

1  Thank Greg W
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Stunning setting and acres of space even during religious festivals. Have been many times and will always return...

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to be. The Bhaktivedanta Manor is good and they have built the surroundings so well. There are proper benches to sit down, and also can go around for walks round the temple. There is ample parking. The grass is well cut and the...More

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Shekharinuk
8 May 2018|
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Response from 372karen62 | Reviewed this property |
yes lots of free parking spaces
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smlaugh
27 January 2018|
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Response from renay J | Reviewed this property |
they offer Prashad but not sure of the times. There is a shop where food can be brought and their cakes are a delight probably not as extensive as the neesden with their great takeaway device. anyone else shed some light...
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addonnis
6 November 2017|
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Response from Charles K | Reviewed this property |
I haven't. It's a few miles from Watford. There must be taxi firms in Watford you can call or try an Uber enquiry.
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