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Doddington Hall and Gardens

Address: Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU, England
Phone Number: 01522 694 308
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Ranked #9 of 25 Attractions in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Award-winning Elizabethan family home open to the public. Gardens, kitchen garden, farm shop...
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Type: Historic Sites, Gardens, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Award-winning Elizabethan family home open to the public. Gardens, kitchen garden, farm shop, restaurant & cafe, India Jane interiors. Many great events.

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Bolton, England
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We visited in December when the Hall was 'decked out' for Christmas and the price was very fair. Each room for themed and not overly-done. There was a lot to interest us, and both staff and volunteers were helpful and friendly. We've been to many stately homes, but this one struck us by it's 'family' feel, clearly well kept and... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I love this venue, fantastic deli, restaurant and shops. Can easily spend a few hours here and highly recommend. No problems with parking either.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Each year a number of retired work colleagues meet for our Christmas lunch. For the past two years we have chosen Doddington Hall and both occasions we have been highly delighted with both the venue and the standard of food we were served. The staff are great and service very good and being nine in our group we often find... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We visit Doddington Hall fairly regularly because it offers a personal twist to the recent Downton Abbey phenomenon of the stately home: the house has never been sold since Elizabethan times and the personal attention to detail of the artistic present owner combines this with a hands on approach. We have seen them around the place, getting stuck in with... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We go to Doddington Hall every few months for lunch and always have a very enjoyable meal. Our visit today was for Christmas lunch in the restaurant which was beautiful. Lovely atmosphere, very pleasant staff and lots to do after we had finished. There is a bauble barn and new this year a toy shop. Well worth a visit at... More 

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

What a gawgus place. Well worth a visit. Grounds stunning too. Shop will be a regular stop for us now we've found it.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

visited Doddington Hall to see the Christmas decorations. They were beautiful and the room with the Christmas trees reminded me of Narnia. The bauble barn was lovely with lots of different Christmas decorations. Always worth a visit. We have visited here for vintage fair and wedding dresses through the years . Always full of imagination.

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Nottingham, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had exhausted the National Trust Houses nearby for our Christmas outing so decided to visit. The House is lovely and beautifully decorated for Christmas, it really started our Christmas off perfectly. The staff were all friendly and happy to talk and tell us about the history. I particularly enjoyed the woodland walk inside the house! It did get busy... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Having lived near Doddington Hall as a child, it is amazing that we never went there until about 2 years ago. We have been there so many times now that I have lost count. It is a great place to go for a snack, a meal, or for the food shop which is brilliant and really good prices. It is... More 

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Nottngham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Went to see the Christmas decorations inside the house, carol singers were in the dining room, decorations were very tasteful and well thought out. Staff were very nice too. I had never been before and was very surprised at the quality of everything, garden, restaurant, everything very well kept and clean. Also very good value at £7 entrance for the... More 

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