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Melbourne Hall

Church Street, Melbourne, England
+44 1332 862502
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Lovely gardens

We had free entry to the gardens here as RHS members so took advantage on a Sunday afternoon. I... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
AnnieM452
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Just the gardens

We had friends staying so we thought we would take them out for the afternoon. I paid £20 for the 4... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
frenchi700
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Derbyshire
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had free entry to the gardens here as RHS members so took advantage on a Sunday afternoon. I think on a sunny day they would be glorious as they were pretty good in the rain! I particularly liked the spooky yew tunnel. Plenty of...More

1  Thank AnnieM452
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had friends staying so we thought we would take them out for the afternoon. I paid £20 for the 4 of us to go in the Gardens at Melbourne Hall. We wondered around, it was peaceful and not too busy. We enjoyed looking at...More

Thank frenchi700
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Warning - only open in August ! Guides in every room and a very interesting house - HHA member. Lovely grounds too and a handy and classy tearoom.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

We enjoyed a very interesting pre-booked guided tour of the Hall. Everyone enjoyed it so much and learned such a lot about the Hall and the families who have lived there. It is a truly magnificent building, with wonderful contents and the gardens are superb....More

1  Thank Wendy L
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Beautiful family home, only open to the public in August as it is occupied by the family. It has a lot of lovely things to see and admire. The gardens are stunning and well maintained. Definitely worth a visit, but the tea rooms are dire....More

1  Thank DerbyshireFlyboy
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Melbourne hall is still a family home so you need to check when it's open to the public. The gardens are lovely and very well kept. A credit to the garden staff. The hall was a guided tour which took just over an hour and...More

Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A mid afternoon visit to this picturesque location in South Derbyshire. A pre -booked tour was given around the ground floor, followed by a self guided tour of the lovely gardens. We started in the conservatory/billiard room. Fascinating. A first impression was of a beautifully...More

Thank Lesley H
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

The gardens are excellent well worth a visit just a pity I cannot same the same about the house the dust hits you as soon as your walk in the house feels like you are continually breathing in dust nothing in the house worth viewing...More

3  Thank mickbillwright
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We went round the gardens first and I was very impressed not the best I've seen but lovely none the less. Then we paid the extra to visit the hall was very disappointed cluttered rooms and very few to see and the staff well what...More

Thank sallyjerry
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Rather nice building in a well maintained and picturesque environment with an old church nearby. Appears to be part of the Ferrer's estate as there is a 2012 gravestone noticeably present in the otherwise very old gardens. Beautiful views and easy to pass an hour...More

1  Thank Paul S
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ClaireDSmalley
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Response from peterh125 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Not sure if they would be allowed in the formal grounds - but certainly around the lake and surrounding walks I have seen many dogs being walked
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