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King John's House & Heritage Centre

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Histor it's self

Well worth a visit in the heart of Romsey opposte the Abbey so you can imagine the history as you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
812foxy
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Lovely museum and tea room

I have just been on a day out with my parents (me 30s, them 70s) and we all thought it was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ellie J
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King Johns House Church Street, Romsey SO51 8BT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit in the heart of Romsey opposte the Abbey so you can imagine the history as you are told - simpoly enjoy

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just been on a day out with my parents (me 30s, them 70s) and we all thought it was a splendid little museum, curated with love and affection, and full of interest. The tea room was lovely too, and the staff could not...More

Thank Ellie J
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This small but fully stocked facility is well used by local schools for its workshops housed in one of the best kept historical building . Also has a small cafe which is an experience of its own as well as having the local tourist information...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is a quaint museum and heritage centre in the heart of Romsey - a nice place to visit in this small and often forgotten town.

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Another quiet old building, ideal to tell the history of this town with many interesting artifacts The gardens were also a delight on a lovely summer morning. A wonderful hidden gem.

Thank braithwaite12
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Found a leaflet for this at our hotel, and it was worth finding a public carpark to visit it. Tucked away in the middle of the town, it was steeped in history, with a lovely well kept garden. A delightful tearoom is attached, where the...More

Thank karen m
Mark U, General Manager at King John's House & Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for your review. We're really glad that you enjoyed your visit! We do like a soup : )

Reviewed 30 May 2018

You can go into the garden for free at this place, and it's worth it even if you don't go in the house. The garden is lovely; small, well-maintained and full of traditional plants and herbs. The house itself is quirky with unusual historical relics...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Tucked away near the Abbey, surrounded by beautifully tended gardens and a mini wildflower meadow is Romsey's best kept secret - King John's House & Heritage Centre! Immerse yourself in a magnificent example of medieval history. Every wall and beam of this magnificent house is...More

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Mark U, General Manager at King John's House & Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you Peppi. It is always a pleasure to share our wonderful house with such enthusiastic and interested visitors! We look forward to welcoming you back to King John's House in the future.

Reviewed 8 April 2018

So to enter it costs £4:00 BUT that is for a year..... OK, so how much does it cost a tourist to Romsey just for a one of visit as only here for a day....... YES, you guessed it £4:00. What is this all about...More

1  Thank M11V03B61
Mark U, General Manager at King John's House & Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

I’m so sorry that you feel that you have had an unsatisfactory visit to us as we always strive to offer an engaging and interesting visitor experience. I would be delighted to personally explain the provenance of the graffiti and medieval plaster should you be...More

Reviewed 14 January 2018

LOVE this little tearoom, in an old old building and olde worldy atmosphere!! fab brunch or cups of tea. my favourite is the scrambled eggs and smoked salmon. the tables are all close together so it's not a very private affaire, but the deco is...More

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Response from CeeWest | Reviewed this property |
Too late for this person but for future reference: The house and garden is open all year (from their website: 'Monday – Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm all year round. Some Sundays for special events'.) The weather would definitely... More
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