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Burghley Park

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Dog Friendly, Relaxing Strolls

Check out the park during the week day when nobody is around! It's beautiful, relaxing, calm, and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Becca E
Fantastic gardens

Visited on a hot summer day. Gardens and grounds were spectacular with a leisurely stroll through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynda G
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Designed in 1754, these graceful serpentine gardens feature a gothic greenhouse, stables, and a picturesque summerhouse beside a scenic lake.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Check out the park during the week day when nobody is around! It's beautiful, relaxing, calm, and the pups love it!! The sites of Burghley House as you approach feel like you're walking into Oz!

Thank Becca E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a hot summer day. Gardens and grounds were spectacular with a leisurely stroll through the sculpture gardens proving relaxing and enjoyable. The water features were spectacular and particularly popular with the children and adults alike.

Thank Lynda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst the main attraction is of course, Burghley House, the park and gardens landscaped by 'Capability' Brown offer an additional attraction. Entry and parking is free and many people take the opportunity to picnic. The gardens have been enhanced with a number of pieces of...More

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have reviewed the great Burghley House, which is one of the U.K.'s most magnificent buildings, before. I took the opportunity however this late August to go to the famous Horse Trials held in the mansion's park. It was result of great deal of hard...More

Thank davidharrylarder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place! We visit every year. Free entry, free parking, wide open spaces for stretching the toddlers legs and walking the dog. Great walk across to the Lions Bridge past the front of the house. We visited this year whilst the Fine Food Fair was...More

Thank Ninoire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this park several times a year purely to exercise our legs and walk the dog, the coffee shop and restaurant is a bonus. The Burghley horse trials are a good day out but can be expensive.

Thank John S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The main park of Burghley House is free to enter and enjoy and, on the day we were there, there were many families just picnicing and enjoying the open space - playing games, stretching out in the sun, letting the children run around and climb...More

Thank FiftyFifty5050
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Plenty of parking. A great park to walk around with a lot of deer to see. The attached gardens (entrance fee) were very good

Thank RR379
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Burghley Park is always good, no matter what the weather. Picnicking, walking the dog (or someone else’s dog), strolling with the family or on your own, or simply sitting and enjoying nature at its very best this is the place to be.

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

We initially wanted to visit the House but on our arrival realised it is closed each Friday but that did not really because the park is so beautiful & a pleasure to stroll around the grounds. We found the restaurant the "Orangery" & had a...More

Thank Linda S
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altugkazim69
17 November 2017|
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Response from Akumuk | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know. Plenty of clear space but as private land you will need to ask, I think. Good luck.
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Voyage653530
1 October 2016|
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Response from Jaime R | Reviewed this property |
Lots of outdoor areas.
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