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I have wanted to look around this enchanting house for years and today, a blistering summer’s day... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
United Kingdom
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Tudor rooms

Just spent over 2 hours at Acton Court meeting the 6 wives of Henry 8th today. Very informative... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I have wanted to look around this enchanting house for years and today, a blistering summer’s day, I finally got my opportunity. It had always looked a bit spooky to me in its ruinous state hiding behind walls and gates, but the excellent tour led...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Just spent over 2 hours at Acton Court meeting the 6 wives of Henry 8th today. Very informative especially the exhibition on how they dressed the queen. Cost £10 online or £12 at the gate. Beautiful grounds and nice homemade cakes. There is plenty of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Visited during the Midsummer Charity Day in June. Had an enjoyable, interesting visit. Watched a demonstration of how Anne Boleyn would have been dressed by her ladies in waiting. Others were dressed in differing periods of costume popular around the time of King Henry Eighth....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Was lucky to be able to visit on one of the few open days. Had a walk around the orchard, coffee and lovely cake. The lady who gave the tour was an expert on the Tudor house that had been concealed by farm buildings for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

This place is only open from July until August this year (2017) so I made sure we visited. We spent a very interesting few hours here. You get to see the toilet Henry V111 used You need to book as they only do conducted tours....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Management response:Responded 1 August 2017

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

What a fascinating and fantastic place to visit! We booked in advance to go on one of the guided tours and had an excellent and informative time lasting over an hour. The building is most interesting, and in the entrance area there are a few...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BeakerCat
Management response:Responded 30 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit and you obviously connected with the very special presence of the house. To answer the comments at the end of your review: When Acton Court opened to the public, we were...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016

Please don't get me wrong the grounds are lovely and the history of the building is very interesting. I think the price to look 'around' and be rushed is too much. I am glad we visited on a nice day as it would have been...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lucy H
Management response:Responded 30 July 2017

Thank you for your review, and we are pleased that you enjoyed some aspects of your visit. To clarify for other visitors, Acton Court is open in the afternoons only, grounds open 1pm - 5pm. Admission fee is for access to the house on a...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn stayed here in 1535 on their summer progress. It's for all history lovers. Once left derelict it is now restored. Inside are empty rooms, so you have to use your imagination. The guided tour was fascinating. You need to book...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Acton Court is only open for a few weeks in the summer, and access to the house is by guided tour. This takes about one and a quarter hours, the first part walking around the outside and then into the interior. The house is unfurnished,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank jimwA2803EG
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This place is not open every day so check before you go and you will need to book. I can remember when this was derelict and thank goodness it has been saved. My guide was wonderful. The parts open to the public are not furnished...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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