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Belton House

Lincoln rd., Grantham NG32 2LS, England
01476 566116
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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Grantham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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139 reviews 139 reviews
91 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We arrived about 10 to see the grounds as the house did not open until 1230 and we had to be going on a long journey so did not have time to wait. But we were very pleasantly surprised on arrived in the entrance hall at 1030 to be offered a short explanation of the first 3 rooms. Well done... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We didnt know what to expect packed a small picnic but didnt do any research. We were not disapointed. We payed for a family pass £33 as i wanted to go into the house. They have recently introduced free flow viewing in the house which worked really well for my five year old as im sure if we had to... More

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DFW, Texas
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We liked the "Downstairs" tour of the servants' quarters and learning how they worked and lived. Because we arrived really early, we also got a bonus private tour of the family portraits in the house. The real upside of this place was the enthusiasm of the guides in the house. The downside is value received for the price of entrance.... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We were just planning a Sunday trip out and the house didn't appear too big so unfortunately we didn't really leave adequate time to enjoy everything on offer. Yes, it's possible to rush round but I would have liked more time to explore. We took the below stairs tour which left us less time for the house and gardens and... More

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The Basement tour was most informative and the visit generally most enjoyable. Furnishing and general style of room planning was good. Many rooms to see and helpful guides in all the rooms.

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Staying in the area so went there for a day trip. The gardens and grounds were somewhat disappointing certainly not an abundance of flowers. The house however was well worth the entrance fee and I would especially recommend the basement escorted tour. Our guide was a welsh lady who had an in depth knowledge of the house and it's history... More

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Birmingham ,England
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were unprepared for Belton. It's a huge estate with an imposing manor house and acres of parkland. The property is open every day but the manor is only open on Mondays and Tuesdays for timed tours of the basement area. Other days it's fully open and tours are on offer covering various aspects of the building. The basement tour... More

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We returned there today and as usual the place was clean well kept and friendly helpful staff. This is a large area with a large house and grounds. There was even a cricket match on one side. The car park is some way from the main area but there is a buggy ride for the disabled. The only real adverse... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

As soon as we entered the gardens I was swamped with midges and with 10 minutes we had to leave, I went to the ladies on the way out to shake off these things from my clothes the toilet seated was covered I felt itchy till I got back to the hotel for a shower

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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79 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The house was closed when we went but we had an interesting tour of the below stairs area. The NT acquired the house in 1984 after the owner's finances finally went critical. The house is a very good example of Restoration architecture and set in landscaped grounds and deer park with some pretty formal gardens. Worth a detour.

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