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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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Very well priced day out for everyone to enjoy

Fascinating house, huge grounds all open for strolling and picnics, rare breeds Victorian style farm, nothing to dislike here. You can choose to see home, far, both, or just enjoy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Fascinating house, huge grounds all open for strolling and picnics, rare breeds Victorian style farm, nothing to dislike here. You can choose to see home, far, both, or just enjoy grounds. No charge for parking and very reasonable for farm. Good day out.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The house was impressive. Staff very good and helpful. Someone came to find us and asked to come and view the historic clock that was getting restarted. If weather permits can be a lovely day out

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Temple Newsam house is a great Yorkshire secret attraction. Unless you are from Leeds or the Yorkshire area you could be forgiven for not knowing about this very interesting house. Well worth a visit, not too easy to find though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This must be one of Britains best kept secrets. I've lived in Yorkshire for years and had never been here before. It was absolutely lovely. The house is interesting and well laid out, the staff are smiley, helpful and friendly, the grounds are stunning, the food in the cafe was tasty and well presented by delightful staff and special mention... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Seems well hidden- sort of in the Leed's overspill.good gardens and facilities for all groups.you can visit both house and extensive grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We were married in this beautiful house and can't recommend it enough, the house and gardens are stunning and tranquil for quite time or visits with the family on the park of visiting the farm. I live local and have been visiting temple Newsam since I was a child and proud to have recently married there. The staff and everyone... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Temple Newsam House is set in lovely grounds (where many concerts take place in the summer)Kids love it as there is a petting Animal area and masses of open space to run around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A great day amongst fine landscaped gardens, Capability Brown. Make sure you extend your walks pat the lakes to the far temple and chase to get the full extent of all Temple Newsam has to offer outside. The house itself is splendid and well worth the tour. Beware the blue lady. Nice cafe on site and farm for any children.... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were very lucky with the weather. Had a great walk around the gardens followed by a picnic! It is free to roam the extensive gardens. Breath taking views from the house. It was only £5 to look around the house but as we had our dog we were unable to. The next time we go we will definitely look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We are lucky enough to be able to walk to Templenewsam. Its s lovely place, well known for its azaleas. It has two 2 lakes and a beautiful house. Lovely grounds and plenty of parking although there is a small charge to park.. Also a café, shop, ice creams, plants for sale. Childrens playground.,

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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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