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Tabley House

Knutsford WA16 0HB, England
+44 1565 750151
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Staff are Devoted

So impressed by the volunteers in this place. They were faultless both when touring the house and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bev2Southport
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Southport
Gorgeous building and surrounding area

Tabley House is art gallery - must for art fans and they has a lovely little cafe in chapel. There... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
jimmyuk1
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Southport
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A unique University of Manchester collection of 18th & 19th Century British paintings, decorative arts and grand interiors. Cheshire's hidden gem!
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“nursing home” (8 reviews)
“tea room” (26 reviews)
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Knutsford WA16 0HB, England
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+44 1565 750151
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"afternoon tea"
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"lovely little cafe"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So impressed by the volunteers in this place. They were faultless both when touring the house and in the cafe. Especially the lady in the final room we visited, in which, she enthusiastically explained the history, family, portraits and anything else you asked. Obviously was...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Tabley House is art gallery - must for art fans and they has a lovely little cafe in chapel. There are a nursing home at first and second floor whjch my grandad resides. He was very well looked after and treated like Lord of Manor!

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

We live quite local to tabley house and for years we have said “we must visit it” but always passed bye...what a shame we have wasted so many years, we finally got to visit the house...what a joy it was, a beautiful house, so cosy...More

Thank Doreen B
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Tabley H, Manager at Tabley House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for your kind comments Doreen, we look forward to welcoming you back this year. We open ready for Easter on Thursday 29th March. Best wishes, The Tabley team

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We called mid afternoon expecting to find very little, but could actually have spent a full afternoon there. The room guides were very knowledgeable about the history of this most interesting house. The 17th century chapel is stunning, and the tea room very welcoming. They...More

Thank Eleanor R
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had afternoon tea here place is small , tea is loose leaf served in a china tea pot I had coffee and walnut cake which was a bit dry would have had pouring cream on but there was none friend had a scone jam and...More

Thank jayne b
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is a small stately home that is owned and maintained by Manchester University. It houses the Tabley collection of old master paintings which are absolutely fabulous. There is also a quantity of high quality antique furniture that is original to the house and a...More

Thank Roger R
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We visited on a Friday, the house doesn't open until 1pm, the cafe at 12 noon. This is a stunning property, a little battered around the edges as one would expect judging from its varied history. As well as a private residence for the majority...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

the tea room was good value in lovely surroundings. there was a good choice off light snacks and afternoon teas. the house itself was well worth spending time in. the furniture and items on how were arranged as if the house was still occupied, the...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had really informative guides to show us around the house and they allowed us to linger beyond closing time. The furniture and furnishings are all original with nothing brought in to 'stage' each room. Paintings of inhabitants, the hoof of a much-loved horse, the...More

Thank vixwill
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We have driven past Tabley House so many times but yesterday decided to see what the tea room had to offer. We didn't visit the house this time but will return. Tea room is in an area connected to the chapel. Some amazing stained glass...More

1  Thank ClareMetcalfe
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