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Alford Manor House

Manor House West Street, Alford LN13 9HT, England
+44 1507 463073
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Sadly this is one of these gems you could easily pass by despite its large main road frontage... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ian P
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Sleaford
Lovely

Had a lovely piece of chocolate cake that was very moist and was homemade. The pot of.tea was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vicki C
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Built in 1611, this is the country's largest thatched manor house.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good43%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lasagna” (3 reviews)
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Manor House West Street, Alford LN13 9HT, England
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+44 1507 463073
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"volunteers"
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"tea"
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"thatched"
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"artifacts"
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"stud"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly this is one of these gems you could easily pass by despite its large main road frontage. Until we'd booked the premises following a funeral service nearby, we'd have passed it by too.So, in future if you are passing through Alford, don't just head...More

1  Thank Ian P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely piece of chocolate cake that was very moist and was homemade. The pot of.tea was lovely too. The staff were very friendly and helpful and assisted with getting the pushchair up and down a few steps. Garden is stunning would highly recommend.

Thank Vicki C
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

great little place love going bk in time seeing how people lived and worked volunteer kevan new all his stuff about every machine

Thank ken t
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

There is a lot to see here, museum in barn full of interesting things that relate to Alford and the tradesmen who lived and worked in area.Lots of agreculturtural tools ,history of long gone brewery. The house is the oldest thatched manor in UK,had a...More

2  Thank lottie49
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Couldn't have wished for a better Bank Holiday lovely weather the place was a hive and kids loved it . Had a lite nite and drink in the Manor House 🏡 and couldn't fault it with good prices will be back .

Thank foodofallfoods
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food is excellent and consistent. Been there before... and the staff are so helpful. Afterwards we went round to the museum behind. What good value at £1 adults entrance fee. Loads to look at. Good venue for tourists.

Thank rusticrural
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Interesting house with almost an overload of information in every room. Make sure you go up into the attic...well worth the bending down required to get into the spaces. Nice relaxing garden and good tea room...we even enjoyed some free cake.

Thank martinballhome
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Sat outside and had a lovely lunch - dogs welcomed and water provided. Meals included Fish pie with peas and salad, Lasagna with garlic bread and salad (Could have been vegetarian if required). £13. Very filling. Staff very helpful and polite. Would have gained 5...More

Thank Loretta R
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Unlike most historical homes we have visited this one is not set out as it was lived in, but has been very well set out with WW1 memorabilia! When bequeathed the owner stipulated that it should be a reminded of what was sacrificed by all...More

1  Thank colin r
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Was on holiday in the area and had heard about the manor house and thought we would go and have a look, to be honest we wasn't expecting it to be anything fantastic, how wrong we was. The manor house is fantastic and it allows...More

Thank BattyBear
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gertylou
19 September 2016|
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Response from 962gill |
Didn't see any whilst I was there. Maybe guide dogs would be allowed
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gertylou
19 September 2016|
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Response from jacquiday | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but if you have guide dogs it should be acceptable by law
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Blackisbees
14 April 2015|
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Response from 962gill |
Hi Blackisbees- Manor House quite disability friendly and yes there is loads of room too park a bus.
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