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Snowshill Manor

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Address: Broadway, Snowshill WR12 7JU, England
Phone Number: 44 1386 852410
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What a beautiful, tranquil place

This was the house of a true eccentric. A lovely old country house built from soft yellow Cotswold stone, set in quiet Cotswold countryside. What a dream. The main (very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the house of a true eccentric. A lovely old country house built from soft yellow Cotswold stone, set in quiet Cotswold countryside. What a dream. The main (very beautiful) house is stuffed, and I mean stuffed, with fascinating items. Apparently, he bought the house not to live in but to house his massive collection of unusual stuff. We... More 

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Although it was a dark and gloomy day, we were made very welcome here. There's such a lot to see, and I should think that you could visit again and again and always find something new that you missed before. I would love to return in the spring.

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Thank maisielane
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

A further National Trust visit, but oh so different to the regular "stately home". An mix of weirdness, eccentricity and downright bizarre - but extremely enjoyable to see Mr. Wade's lifetime of collecting. Beautiful garden and location too. We visited on a rainy October lunchtime and due to lateness of the season and the weather we were able to tour... More 

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Thank Nottmdeb
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Liked the look of this NT house due to Mr Wade and his eclectic collection of odd items. We arrived about 10:54 with a small queue already formed and offered a free 12;30pm tour of the house which was very good and informative. About 45 mins. Prior the children enjoyed a quiz around the grounds to win some sweeties. Would... More 

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Thank Sam R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This National Trust property is set in rolling Cotswold countryside. It is near Broadway and attracts a lot of visitors. The day we went, a midweek in June, the sun was shining and the car park was full and then some!! Parking is a nightmare and we were lucky that someone left just as we got into the main car... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I have never seen such a wonderful collection of assorted interesting, historical and bizarre objects in one place! Wandering from room to room over 4 floors, we were blown away by the sheer number of sometimes completely indiscriminate collections. Well worth a visit, including the 'outhouses' and picturesque gardens. The Manor will live in my memory for a very long... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

A fascinating visit to a country house "Museum" created by an avid, though undiscriminating collector, who was most probably slightly loopy. There is so much to see, piled together rather as in a rather fine bric-a-brac shop. One male volunteer guide was somewhat patronising when I expressed disappointment that a beautiful octagonal Chinese dish had not been sympathetically restored: "... More 

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Thank StuartandRichard
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

My wife stumbled across the advert for this place, and all I thought was 'just another big house'. How wrong. A fantastic little country house full to the brim of artefacts from all over. A real collectors dream. This place could easily have been an inspiration for movie props and gadgets.

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Thank Chris B
Wellesbourne Hastings, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The last owner, Charles Wade, was a truly astonishing collector of allsorts of eclectic ephemera. The pieces are spread around his house in a totally, but completely charming, manner and can ranges from very complicated clocks to so simple carvings from bone. There are also a number of carved ships which are really intricate and fabulously carved. He was also... More 

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Thank Peter_and_Sheila
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60 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This arts and crafts style manor house is well worth a visit. There are so many interesting treasures to see in the house. They are all displayed in a sympathetic and authentic way. You will probably need a return visit to see everything. The gardens are lovely and well worth a good walk around. The teas rooms offer a good... More 

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