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Father Christmas at knighthayes

Took my children to see Father Christmas here (needs to be booked in advance) he was definitely the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Angus H
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Pleasent

A recent family visit to this tranquil and beautiful venue. Lovely walks with garden grounds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
scottrees78
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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took my children to see Father Christmas here (needs to be booked in advance) he was definitely the best Father Christmas, and dressed in green as he should be, he was great with my young child as well as my older one, great gifts as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angus H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A recent family visit to this tranquil and beautiful venue. Lovely walks with garden grounds. Historical house was splendid. Also checked out the onsite restaurant which was superb. Good choice menu. Quality ingredients with some produced within the grounds by the gardeners. Nice food combination...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank scottrees78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this National Trust Property with our friend and were most impressed. There were ample grounds to to explore, with beautiful views. The various gardens ranging from formal to vegetable plots were really interesting. We didn't actually enter the house as we ran out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a few times before. House and gardens are very interesting , although November isn't the best time to visit. ... This place also has dog friendly walks away from the house,gardens ,across fields and woodland ..The cafeteria is well stocked and does...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Spent an afternoon looking around this old house. The couple showing people around were very knowledgable. A good way to spend a wet afternoon

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely old historic site which was built by a businessman/family who moved there factory to Tiverton as as result of the troglodytes. The last family/business members had not family to give the house to therefore left it to the National Trust and their business is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VivendaLuiza
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We always love a visit to Knightshayes. This summer my children (and hubby) loved the trails, especially the rope one, please do it again! Lovely grounds and nice staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kezi75
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We visited here on our way home from Barnstaple and what a great place. The grounds are really large with some stunning views and lovely walks. As it’s autumn only the downstairs of the house was open but it was still very interesting. The cafe...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SueTimmis
Reviewed 29 October 2018

A Gothic Revival style house nestled in the Devon landscape. Each of the rooms had a story to tell of its own and also a story to follow from early horror / thriller books such as Sherlock Holmes. An interesting way for people to experience...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank davee693
Reviewed 21 October 2018

A recent return visit to this property , due to the change in permissions to allow indoor photography, was not happy last time at it's exclusion as the insides are stunning. However all is now good. What a place, the insides seem never ending ,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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20 May 2018|
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Response from Wanderlustiger | Reviewed this property |
The pay barrier is in the stable block, near the shop and cafe, between the main car park and the house. There is a car park just on the left inside the estate entrance, which is perfect for walking in the park, so you can... More
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6 April 2018|
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Response from Wanderlustiger | Reviewed this property |
The cafe is in the old stable block. One way in takes you through the pay barrier, but the cafe courtyard is open from the other side, so you can just walk round the building to get into the courtyard and cafe. It's a... More
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Lbmystery
17 February 2018|
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Response from craigb1990 | Reviewed this property |
If I'm honest I couldn't answer these I'm sure they have something. Worth ringing them up and asking though it's a must visit.
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