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Dyrham Park

nr Chippenham, Dyrham SN14 8ER, England
0117 937 2501
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Dyrham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Gardens
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storridge
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Large old NT house surrounded by a deer park, which can be seen from bus which takes you down the hill from car park. Very friendly helpful volunteers in the property. Good cafe for refreshments too, but do not stand too close to the swan on the garden pool, he nibbles your footwear! Very interesting device for turning meat downstairs... More

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Penzance, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Lovely day out, impressive house in stunning setting. The Parkland is beautiful, with many fantastic walks. Carpark is quite a distance from the house, the walk back is up hill so unless you are quite fit its better to wait for the courtesy bus, runs regularly between carpark and house. The gardens surrounding the well worth a visit, plenty of... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Visited a couple of weekends ago and the scenery and house were simply beautiful! We did the longer walk around the park and we're lucky to see the fallow deer mums and youngsters quite close up! The house is lovely to walk around and the church is gorgeous, really bright and airy inside - with a lot of exhibits concerning... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We went to the National Trust Cafe of Dyrham Park (after a walk around the grounds, which was lovely) and we were really disappointed with this cafe. I ordered a carrot and coriander soup, which was astonishingly almost £5 (my friend paid the same and got a very large tuna jacket with coleslaw and salad). We waited a very long... More

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Solihull uk
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89 reviews 89 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Visited on a lovely September day which helped with appreciating the beautiful parkland and grounds. The bus doesn't run between 1 and 1.30 as its lunch break so we walked down the hill through the parkland seeing a few deer and cows on the way. Nice house with some interesting items which you can get round in about 20-30 mins.... More

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bristol
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Dyhram Park is a National Trust property and the grounds are open every day of the year but the house and gardens are sometimes closed. Best to check before travelling. The NT often put on events / concerts during the summer at Dyhram. We often spend Sunday mornings enjoying the grounds and gardens but having seen the house once we... More

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Wales
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A wonderful House and grounds, the house from the outside looks rather like Chatsworth, there is a small bus to take you from the car park down to the house, this is really needed if not able to do a lot of walking, once at the house you step back in time, but be warned there are rather a lot... More

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stopped of here for a couple of hours which was enough time to do justice to the house, but if you have the time, there are acres of lovely parkland to discover, with some wonderful views. The house itself has a great history, with some artifacts to match. If you are at all interested in the late 1600's to... More

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Pretty much what one expects form a National Trust visit - lovely gardens and parkland, with deer roaming, nice (but rather pricy) tea shop for lunch etc, and some very interesting features in the house. Well worth a visit/

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

On arrival you have a choice of a short walk down hill or a long walk where you are more likely to see the deer or to use the shuttle bus. If you are not in a hurry i would recommend the long walk down but the shuttle bus back up as it is steeper to walk than you think.... More

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