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Temple Newsam House

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Address: Temple Newsam Road | Off Selby Road, Leeds LS15 0AE, England
Phone Number: +44 113 336 7461
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Description: One of the great country houses of England set within a Capability Brown...
One of the great country houses of England set within a Capability Brown landscape surrounded by beautiful parkland which includes a working rare breeds farm, Temple Newsam has so much to offer visitors.Famous as the birth place of Lord Darnley, notorious husband of Mary Queen of Scots, Temple Newsam House is a truly impressive Tudor-Jacobean mansion. Described as the Hampton Court of the North with over 40 lovingly restored rooms to view, it is now home to one of the most important collections of decorative arts. Explore the treasures of silver, ceramics, fine art, Chippendale furniture, and wallpaper all housed within the Tudor Jacobean Mansion. Discover the stories of the people who lived at Temple Newsam by joining one of our regular weekly tours or picking up the FREE audio guide. Look out for holiday activities and craft fun for all ages and the changing programme of talks, concerts and theatre. Visit our special, changing programme of exhibitions. Take time to visit the gift shop offering a range of products inspired by the collections within the House followed by lunch or tea in the Stables Tea room. Explore the lakeside walks and gardens of delphiniums, rhododendrons, flocks and asters. See a variety of rare breed animals in Home Farm. Enjoy some leisure time and book our football pitches, enjoy a round of golf, walk in the woods and discover the folly or explore the bridle paths.
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We came here when visiting friends in leeds, Our friends brought us the place is beautiful so well presented. The gardens are immaculate not a piece of litter in sight. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We came here when visiting friends in leeds, Our friends brought us the place is beautiful so well presented. The gardens are immaculate not a piece of litter in sight. The staff are so good with the kids, There is an animal farm where you can feed and pet the animals the animals all seem so happy baking in the... More 

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Bradford, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I went walking around the grounds of Temple Newsam which are excellent and I noticed that on Tuesdays at 11am there are tours of behind the scenes of the house where the servants lived and worked. I'm not a huge fan of going around stately homes but this tour was excellent. Our guide was knowledgeable and personable which helped to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We took a two and a four year old. Full day out. Three fabulous playgrounds with unusual and imaginative equipment in each. One is all made from timber. Nothing broken or damaged. The farm in June had so many baby animals to see. The animals are so well cared for. The staff were just incredible, especially the guys on the... More 

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Norfolk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A lovely house to look round, plenty of rooms to view although a few were closed when we visited, it was nice to look round at our own pace and it wasn't crowded either. Lovely to walk in the grounds, gardens, lakes and woods, the rhododendrons were just finishing on our visit but beautiful all the same. Also visit the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Lovely open grounds and gardens. The house is a gem and well worth looking round. We are so lucky to have such a beautiful amenity in Leeds

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Have lived around here for years and no matter when you visit it always is a great place to spend a few hours!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I visited midweek with a friend who happens to work at Chatsworth. The availability of free car parking was excellent. We began our visit by following the rhododendron walk and going to the walled garden. The flowers blooming in the greenhouse were absolutely beautiful and smelled amazing. The fact that we could do all this for free was another tick... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I'm daft about great furniture, and this has some of the best. Once on a quiet day I was chatting to an attendant, and said how great would it feel to get your elbows on Chippendale's magnificent library table. It is, he said, and gave me the nod to try it. Not normally done of course and I hope no-one... More 

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Swanland, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

What an amazing building, set in wonderful grounds, with so much history. Unfortunately our group should have visited a week or so earlier as the rhododendrons and laburnums were just turning from their best. The greenhouses were staggeringly colourful but the walled garden beds were not very inspiring (nice plants but too much bare soil). The guide in the house... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I have visited Temple Newsam house many times in the past when my children were small. The farm was the major attraction then. This month it was a traction engine rally - the first to be staged there for many years. It was a good rally but not a great rally - it was smaller than I remembered with fewer... More 

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Address: Address: Temple Newsam Road | Off Selby Road, Leeds LS15 0AE, England
Phone Number: +44 113 336 7461
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds

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