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Address: Great Bookham | Dorking, Guildford RH5 6BD, England
Phone Number: +44 1372 452048
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Activities: Walking, Group tours/walking tour

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A Lovely Day Out

A beautiful house with lovely grounds. Full of history, and demonstrated with lots of documents and photo's. Plenty of space for children, lovely walled gardens, longer walks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A beautiful house with lovely grounds. Full of history, and demonstrated with lots of documents and photo's. Plenty of space for children, lovely walled gardens, longer walks outside of the immediate grounds, good café.

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Hindhead, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A truly great day out which I would recommend to any one. The staff were extremely helpful and very friendly. The house has a very interesting recent history. The places to eat were excellent and we are looking forward to our next visit

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We popped in here for lunch after visiting Leith Hill Place. I had braised lamb with vegetables and my wife had lasagne. Although they had used breast of lamb it was very nice if a little greasy. There were two rolled slices of breast with a single piece of potato and a small amount of vegetables, so even though it... More 

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Northampton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A delightful Edwardian country House with beautiful views over the rolling Surrey countryside, this house was the home of Mrs Greville, who became a very wealthy woman, once her father William McEwan had acknowledge his illegitimate daughter (his only child). She was married to Ronald Greville but sadly he died in 1908 when he got pneumonia whilst in hospital for... More 

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South of England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We visited on a Saturday and although it was busy we did not feel encompassed by people. The gardens are beautiful and are kept beautifully. The grounds are a joy to walk around, though we were disappointed not to be able to visit the sunken garden. There are deckchairs if you just wish to sit and enjoy your surroundings. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What a glorious location... Lovely house, great walks. Enjoyable for children and great events throughout the year.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We took our three oldest grandchildren (ages 7 11) to Polesden Lacey recently for about the third time but they do not tire of it. Each time they do the quiz - finding things as they go around the house and this time they watched the video about the owner and enjoyed it and it made them think of questions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Had an enjoyable time. Got there before house opened so took advantage of the sunshine and found a deckchair and enjoyed vast scenery. The house was lovely and always with national trust houses the room guides very knowledgeable, especially the lovely french man in the tearoom room whose enthusiasm engulfed you. Will return with dog to do grounds walk

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Set in a wonderful part of Surrey with beautiful walks. The house itself is full of interesting insights into the social history of the upper classes and the aristocracy.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We visited this NT property with the family. The children love the open spaces here and get plenty of exercise on the hills. The adults can sit on the deckchairs (some double) and take in the beautiful views. There is a little transfer bus if you find it difficult to walk to the house. The children were given a little... More 

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Address: Address: Great Bookham | Dorking, Guildford RH5 6BD, England
Phone Number: +44 1372 452048
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford

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