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Attingham Park

Shrewsbury SY4 4TP , England
01743 708162
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Ranked #9 of 31 attractions in Shrewsbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens
Description: This 18th-century home contains one of the most complete surviving collections of Regency style.
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

I love all National Trust properties and have never been to a poor one yet. Attingham Park is another outstanding place to visit. My kids love all the grounds and woodlands and National trust come up with great ideas for kids to get involved with. Fantastic really pleased and we always aim our holidays to include a National Trust property... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Did not have time to explore the house so we must come back. We spent all day wandering through the beautiful Shropshire countryside on a hot summer's day. Had lunch in the mansion tea room Great day but food is limited and simplistic. Can and should be improved considering this is a flagship property

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Where to start, well if you like all the National Trust stands for then Attingham Park is the perfect place to see it all in action. With beautiful grounds and the most fabulous architecture being painstakingly preserved it's a property not to be missed. I personally found the volunteers here to be superb, especially the elegant lady who spoke to... More

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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Beautiful grounds and scenic views. Lots of quiet spots, especially in the deer park where we managed to have a lovely picnic in the sun!

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Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Our visit started with delicious cooked to order bacon rolls in the Courtyard Café. This was followed by an entertaining and informative guided tour of the house by a brilliant man in 19th century costume. The house is lovely to walk around but he really brought the house and its history to life with his stories and knowledge. Some of... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

the tearooms and grounds are nice. The downstairs is interesting not much upstairs.apparently the owners went bankrupt that is why.

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La Tour Sur Orb
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Attingham Park belongs to the Attingham Estate and now belongs to the National Trust so, unless you are a member, you do have to pay to visit. There are a couple of signposted walks around the park and it is a pleasant way to spend a morning or an afternoon. It is a deer park, so it is possible to... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The guide who showed us round part of the house and told us the history of the Berwick family told us that this is the 4th most visited National Trust property and there are certainly plenty of reasons to visit. The walled garden is fascinating, beautifully cared for with mouthwatering vegetables as well as colourful flowers for cutting. The story... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a beautiful house, enlarged over time but in good preservation. Many rooms open to view, some beautiful items of furniture, including a large circular desk, but the dining room is stunning and beautifully presented. The representations of sugar work that would have been real in the early 19th C make you wonder at the workmanship and put our... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Afternoon Tea at the Lady Berwick - Excellent - but with one disappointment been charged extra for the tea to go with afternoon when you order the full afternoon . We booked a table which was in a great place looking out over the park . The sandwich , cakes and scones all excellent .The raspberries where from the gardens... More

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