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Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Brodsworth Hall, Doncaster DN5 7XJ, England
44-1302-722-598
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Ranked #4 of 32 Attractions in Doncaster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens, Architectural Buildings
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English first
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

So we've visited this lovely English Heritage hall & it's gardens a few times now & we love it but every time I do comment to the great team there that its such a shame that the tea rooms main counter area isn't that little bit bigger to accommodate the visitor numbers they attract - the staff are fabulous, food... More

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Doncaster
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Visiting on the bank holiday weekend, the parking arrangements were unclear, parking on grass verges as the car park was so small, the box office/shop were poorly organised. The house did not open til 1 PM for general admission, so there was plenty of time to explore the sunken gardens which are hidden at the back and are spectacular (in... More

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warsop, mansfield,notts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We visited Brodsworth on Bank holiday monday, the weather was wet ( typical bank holiday weather). As a British Heritage member my wife gets in free and myself free as her career.The house is 5 mins away from well signposted from junction 37 of the A1 about . The house is fairly well up kept; abate looking tired in some... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This was our fist visit despite it being a local attraction as we live in Doncaster. We did not realise that although the hall opens at 11:00 this is for taster tours and free access is not until 13:00. In the meantime we tour the gardens that gave us another perspective on Victorian life. We did use the cafe and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We love visiting Brodsworth and go several times a year. The development of the gardens has been a real pleasure to see and the kids love exploring the rock garden and the play area. The house feels as if the family has just left, so different from so many stately homes which feel cold. My daughter particularly loves the chandeliers... More

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warrnambool
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141 reviews 141 reviews
74 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We arrived at 10.40 am, so took the 11am tour and both found it really interesting. It gave us a great insight into the house's history. After it finished, we wandered around the beautiful gardens for about 1.5 hours, then ate at the tea rooms. What a disappointment. Overpriced and underfed, we wished we had thought to visit a supermarket... More

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed both the house and its collection/contents. One of the best houses I have visited in many years. At the end of the tour we had tea and sandwiches with the most delicious sponge cake. We then walked the grounds which were a delight. Highly recommend a visit.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Surprised it's taken me this long to visit this gem on the edge of Doncaster. Never been to a hall where only minimal restoration has been done leaving the place looking as though the owners moved out yesterday. So much to see and very interesting; it really allowed you to imagine what life was like for the people that lived... More

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We loved this house in its faded glory. The tour guide talk was very enlightening, explaining how the house had developed through the years & the tales of recycling were wonderful. There were lovely audio clips from people who had worked & lived in the house that brought it all to life too. As my husband is in a wheelchair... More

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York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Entrance fee, expensive. (£30 for 2 adults, 1 child) House, nice and informative. Café, highly overpriced and lacked imagination. Gardens, nice walk round. Activities for kids, limited!

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