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Seaton Delaval Hall

Whitley Bay NE26 4QR, England
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Ranked #6 of 13 attractions in Whitley Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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derbyshire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Felt totally spoilt by the attention given by the guides in the rooms - they were passionate and knowledgeable about this fascinating place. As a member of the National Trust for over 30 years I have never been given an experience like this - captivating! Other houses / places should take good note! The humorous history side will always win... More

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Up and coming. Great for a short visit but not a vast amount there or to do as yet. Not great if wet weather.

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Whitley Bay
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113 reviews 113 reviews
14 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Looks fantastic from the outside normally but the central building is covered with scaffolding at the moment and, as has been the case for many years, the inside is just a brick shell with not too much to see but may give an idea of what it was like in its heyday. The current main area to look at is... More

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I have been here many times while there is not a great deal to do what is there is great the house it self you can feel the history in it the grounds well kept and stunning looking forward to the summer to see all the roses in bloom the cafe is nice food very palatable the west wing that... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Really lovely green area near to northumberland coastline lots of wildlife and scenic scenary and really nice place to pass through on trips to or from the beach heading home we stopped to admire the beautiful scenary and a look around really lovely green little town.

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79 reviews 79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

this is one of the finest mansion houses in the north east which has not been owned by the National Trust for very long but they are carrying our improvements all the time. Well worth a visit

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

All NT cafes are acceptable. This one is small and limited in its range of food, but we had a good sandwich and a tasty panini. The service is efficient and friendly. It was full on a sunny but cold October day; could be a bit crowded in summer.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

The major problem with this hall was the lack of signs both to and from the property. there were signs on the road to many different properties but not this one therefore a lot of guess work is needed to find it. Once you have found the place it is well worth a visit. It has not been long acquired... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

a lovely couple of hours were spent admiring the house and gardens. the refreshments that were available were limited but they our up to the normal NT standards.

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Only recently acquired by the National Trust who continue their major renovations of a fabulous building and its adjacent gardens. Well worth a visit and then try to return within next 12 months to see how much has been achieved. Great open spaces for children, as well as a craft room and imaginative play area to keep them occupied. There... More

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