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If you live within comfortable travelling distance of this attraction I recommend a visit to this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeffrey L
Local history trip

We had a bit of a cultural day on BH Monday while visiting my Mum in my home time of Grays... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Magrithea
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Marlborough, UK
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Rainham Hall is a charming and remarkably fine example of a Queen Anne house, built in 1729 by an enterprising merchant and ship's captain, John Harle. The hall and its cluster of associated buildings were a focal point for his trading activities...more
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Rainham Hall Broadway, Rainham RM13 9YN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended well worth a visit my kids loved and the gardens are lovely too free open day 7th October 2018.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you live within comfortable travelling distance of this attraction I recommend a visit to this interesting house. The first thing you will probably notice is the original wrought-iron gates and fencing which, somehow, managed to escape being commandeered to help the war effort back...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a beautiful building and the garden at the rear is a pleasant place (a little more colour would be a bonus) and you can spend a nice 15 mins here but the hall is essentially empty (they have 'exhibitions' in it). I was...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We had a bit of a cultural day on BH Monday while visiting my Mum in my home time of Grays. Rainham Hall was our second stop of the day and was an interesting place - good exhibitions, very informative guides and we learnt something...More

Thank Magrithea
Reviewed 6 August 2018

As a National Trust member I had noticed Rainham Hall but hadn't visited. Really interesting old house (Queen Anne era). The space is used for a variety of different exhibitions related to the previous occupants / users of the building. Current exhibition is all about...More

1  Thank BrabbenTE
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I visited Rainham many times between 1958 and 1973. I went to numerous weddings at St. Helen's and St Giles (where my parents, grandparents and numerous relatives were married). I had no idea that Rainham Hall existed. I think of Rainham as a working class...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We were in the area for the weekend, so decided to visit this property on our way home. The house itself is a very attractive building, lovelier from the back than the front. We were greeted by a friendly steward and were pleased to be...More

Thank kittyginger
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Built in 1729 and comprising of just 12 rooms plus the gardens Rainham Hall is not the largest of National Trust properties. There are no artefacts of the original owners but it has had a lot of tenants and owners over the years and the...More

Thank brizy83
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We had booked afternoon tea for a bridal party of 12, months in advance. Despite several emails in the weeks before the event, we received no reply. Phone calls went unanswered. Finally, two days before, we were told the venue no longer offered afternoon tea....More

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RainhamHall, General Manager at Rainham Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Sally B, please accept our apologies that we were unable to deliver an afternoon tea for your bridal party. It is regrettable that your communications were still being delivered to a member of staff who has since left our team. During the interim while...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018

I went here today as I live locally and have National Trust Membership. The house itself if unique inasmuch as the original owners lived here for only 41 years and since has had various owners and 50 tenants! The restoration has been done sympathetically to...More

Thank CheekyLondon
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tiffintaster
25 January 2018|
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Response from RainhamHall | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your query. Unfortunately we do not have on-site parking at Rainham Hall, but there is free car parking available for up to three hours at our local Tesco which is only a 3 minute walk from the Hall. We... More
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