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Address: Stamford, England
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Description: Designed in 1754, these graceful serpentine gardens feature a gothic...
Designed in 1754, these graceful serpentine gardens feature a gothic greenhouse, stables, and a picturesque summerhouse beside a scenic lake.
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Perfect for a pleasant walk

Great place for a leisurely stroll on a spring morning. The house itself creates the perfect centre point, while the grounds offer so many stunning views, plus the opportunity to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Dolgellau
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101 reviews 101 reviews
12 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Great place for a leisurely stroll on a spring morning. The house itself creates the perfect centre point, while the grounds offer so many stunning views, plus the opportunity to see the park deer very closely

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A day well spent exploring this magnificent house and gardens. Walking through the grounds up to the Lion Bridge is a must as the views of the house from there are breath taking. Also worth seeing is the garden of surprises - there is much to intrigue and delight young and old alike. Well worth a visit.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We took a walk in the park during a first weekend visit to Stamford, recommended by our accommodation providers - in Aunby - and very pleased we did. The park is wonderfully open, clearly well maintained, marvellous old trees and good to see evidence of plenty of new ones being planted. def recommend

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Burghley house is definitely worth a visit. Its a gorgeous looking property and there are numerous areas to look and see. There are the gardens of surprise, the sculpture park, the house and of course the main gardens with deer park. The only downside is it is very expensive to access most areas, the only part of the house which... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We popped in for a look around the house as it was opening weekend of the new Season & despite having been coming for years, Burghley never fails to wow me. The room access is even better, we can now walk all round the Billiard table & get a view over the front circle driveway. The great dining room has... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I've visited Burghley Park several times in all sorts of weather and have always enjoyed it. I've been into the house once and found it very interesting. The grounds are beautiful, and it's great to be able to walk so close to the deer herd that they have in residence.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

the house and it's history is very interesting, garden good. the cafe was very nice too. nothing else to say

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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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Peterborough
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7 reviews 7 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
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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