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Burghley Park

Address: Stamford, England
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Stamford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Designed in 1754, these graceful serpentine gardens feature a gothic greenhouse, stables, and a...
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Owner description: Designed in 1754, these graceful serpentine gardens feature a gothic greenhouse, stables, and a picturesque summerhouse beside a scenic lake.
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Morning time is best! I was recommended this as a historic cultural main sight in Stamford and surrounding areas, and indeed the grounds are beautiful. Approaching the house itself one is left wondering what Cromwell must have thought about it as he came upon seizing it in the 1600s. Its grand and gothic like. The sculpture park which I think... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We visit Burghley on a regular basis. I think we are so lucky to have this on our doorstep. It is free to park and free to walk around the main park. I take my dog for lovely walks and always find everyone very friendly. Great for a picnic. Great for doggie walks. Great for children. Expensive if you want... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

As it was winter the house was closed to visitors but a walk in the very pleasant and extensive grounds is a must. Keep an eye out for the large numbers of deer that roam in the park. The views of the magnificent house and lake make the walk very worth while

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Burghley is billed as one of England's finest Elizabethan houses, and maybe it is on the outside, but the interior has been drastically changed over the years so that there is little Elizabethan to see inside. Quite a few good paintings, but very little is labelled in the rooms, so without an audioguide or the guidebook it is easy to... More 

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Spalding, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The house------glorious. The parkland...beautiful....The deer....mesmerising. We visit often at all times of year. This venue is free unless you want to go into the house but for us the wonderful walking opportunities in such lovely countryside are the draw. The lake is lovely too with iconic views of the house from the bridge together with silvery fronds of reeds, the... More 

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Kettering
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Have visited here countless times over the years and never fails to impress and delight. The park and grounds the Elizabethan architecture of Burgley House are unsurpassed.

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Lincolnshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We live nearby but make the most of going there when we have family/friends visiting. It's great for all ages, the kids can let off steam and the elders can simply enjoy the stunning house and gardens. Great for everything from sledging in the winter and sunbathing in the summer!

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

House is closed in winter but the extensive grounds are free to enter. Large herd of deer roam so dogs on leads but still worth an hour or twos ramble.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The cafe/restaurant at the main house is very good, the garden cafe is OK and opnly open seasonally.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

lovely walks and tranqile settings always love walking in this park with the dog or without it s wonderful

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