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Address: West St, Rye TN31 7ES, England
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Lucia's Mallards

A small national trust property but worth a look for fans of the BBC Mapp and Lucia series. There is a nice garden to look round and they are currently displaying a couple of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We visited the Rye jazz and blues festival stage at Lamb House gardens. It was a wonderful setting and definitely worth a visit...

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Lamb House is a beautiful 18th century home looked after by the National Trust in the ancient town of Rye. It is perhaps best known as the setting for the author E F Benson's "Mapp and Lucia" novels and other illustrious literary connections such as Henry James. The garden is lovely and where better to take morning or afternoon tea... More 

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Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A small national trust property but worth a look for fans of the BBC Mapp and Lucia series. There is a nice garden to look round and they are currently displaying a couple of the costumes from the BBC series.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

With only three rooms and a hall the entry cost is a bit high. However, on a good day the garden is nice to sit in. Staff in the house were informative on the history and how the BBC used it as a location for Mapp Lucia. Talk to them to make the most of the visit. Not much in... More 

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Bembridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

As a National Trust member my wife and I visited On a busy August afternoon. We were greeted by very Enthusiastic volunteers who were very knowledgeable. I was a little disappointed that only a few of the downstairs rooms were open to the public and the upstairs was out of bounds because of tenants. Lovely walled small garden that was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I understand that the National Trust has obligations to preserve properties in its portfolio, but this is one of those ones, where you wonder why the property isn't returned to private use to maximise our countries housing stock. This rush to turn average buildings into museums just because someone of mild historical note once lived there seems pointless. It's just... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Just the ground floor of the house, nicely and simply presented. The garden is utterly delightful. Perhaps more for those of a literary bent.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

A lovely National Trust property with knowledgeable and welcoming staff. A thoroughly relaxed and enjoyable tour

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Whitstable
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We visited Lamb House today at the end of our EF Benson walk with Allan. The gardens are splendid and the few rooms open to the public interesting. If not a National Trust member the entry fee is quite expensive. As well as Fred other literary occupants included Henry James and Rumer Godden. Well worth a visit though especially in... More 

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Wye, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Worth a visit if you have National Trust membership, but not sure I would have paid if not a member as house is limited to a few rooms (downstairs) and a small garden.

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