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A good find

We didn't know of this house until recently. And we're glad that it came to our attention. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
impromptu visit

We came here by luck as we were driving through knutsford. we loved it. the Tabley house staff... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Macclesfield, 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!
Knutsford WA16 0HB, England
+44 1565 750151
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't know of this house until recently. And we're glad that it came to our attention. The rooms on show are lovely. The collection of paintings is impressive. The volunteers were very helpful and informative. There is a nice cafe alongside the chapel.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here by luck as we were driving through knutsford. we loved it. the Tabley house staff where fantastic, so helpful and passionate about the house. Its just stunning, absoutely one we consider as a venue for a celebration! the tea rooms were just...More

Thank jon18978
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent a lovely afternoon in this oasis just outside Knutsford. Very welcoming friendly proprietors, quick service and excellent food (afternoon tea). Pleasant ambiance in the historic tearoom with the sun coming in through the stained glass windows and non intrusive background music making a...More

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 26 August 2018

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

Thank Bowdenboy
Tabley H, Collections Officer at Tabley House, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

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

2  Thank Beverley M
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!

Thank jimmyuk1
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
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