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Intriguing Property

Looking for something to do on a wet and windy Sunday afternoon, my wife and myself ended up at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bowdenboy
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Fascinating house with interesting history

An unusual stately home. A Palladian mansion in which the middle floor is full of paintings and... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Jim O
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Bolton, England, United Kingdom
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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!
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Knutsford WA16 0HB, England
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+44 1565 750151
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for something to do on a wet and windy Sunday afternoon, my wife and myself ended up at visiting Tabley House. So pleased we did - what a find! We started with a light lunch in the lovely old tea room adjacent to the...More

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Tabley H, Collections Officer at Tabley House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We shall pass on your comments about interpretation cards and room stewards to our staff and volunteers. We hope that you will visit us again soon. Best wishes.

Reviewed 4 August 2018

An unusual stately home. A Palladian mansion in which the middle floor is full of paintings and artwork that belonged to the Leicester family. The upper and lower floors, plus the old servants' quarters are a nursing home. The volunteers are most helpful and very...More

Thank Jim O
Tabley H, Manager at Tabley House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you kindly for your feedback. We hope that you are able to enjoy coming to Tabley again.

Reviewed 28 May 2018

For a very Cheshire County afternoon put the Point to Point hosted at Tabley House in your diary for an enjoyable afternoon out on Tabley Inferior - the grounds of the Tabley House Estate

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 28 April 2018

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
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

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
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
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
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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