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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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Interesting house, freindly staff, one embarrassment.

We very much enjoyed our visit to this interesting house full of an enigmatic collection of 19th century and earlier items. The staff were helpful. we enjoyed our scones at the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We very much enjoyed our visit to this interesting house full of an enigmatic collection of 19th century and earlier items. The staff were helpful. we enjoyed our scones at the cafe. The one embarrassment was, I expect, due to the demands of the current National Trust IT system. We were in agroup of 4, but the system only issued... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We are NT members so whilst in the area thought we would visit Snowshill Manor. It was a disappointing visit. The gardens on a sunny day are great. Well kept and interesting. The house is interesting too, a little odd and a bit too restrictive compared to some NT properties but it was a good 1/2 hour trip round. The... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our afternoon trip. It was very busy as one should expect on a Bank Holiday afternoon. This was a slightly different property to many of those we have visited that belong to the National Trust. We found it very interensting to read about the owner and his passion for collecting. The Manor was used for his collections whilst... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

As I was in the area just 3 miles from Snowshill Manor and being a member of the national trust I thought it was a good opportunity to visit and Im so glad I did.This is a wonderful house filled with over 22 thousand objects all collected by one man .the collection was fascinating such a huge variety of objects.... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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71 reviews 71 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

A house packed with objects from all around the world, especially from Far East. This rich guy bought many Chinese Cabinets which are all antique. Mr Wade himself did not stay in the main building, but in an annex building, which also very interesting to see. Beautiful gardens as well.

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Cardigan, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

A lovely country house ruined by being filled with pointless collections. Had they been properly displayed and explained in a museum, they would have been worth the money that was obviously spent on them. The gardens and the buildings themselves are a delight however. If only the house had been kept/restored as it was at the turn of the century.... More 

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Bristol
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Full of thousands of weird and wonderful objects collected over many years. Nice gardens. Well worth a visit. Admission about £10.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
24 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

If you are looking for a museum or typical country house to look around this is not the place. If you are looking to see an amazing and at times mind boggling array of items collected through a lifetime then don't miss it. We had a ten minute talk by an NT volunteer and that gave us a great framework... More 

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North of London
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192 reviews 192 reviews
56 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is a Marmite house, you either love it or hate it. The weather was awful so indoors it was. Its a fascinating if shambolic collection of a wealthy man's passion. Some people call it rubbish others were delighted. I found it enchanting and a complete expression of a man showing the world he was rich and didn't give a... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We visited this property after a break of 7 years and found it to be even better than we remembered it. loved the invitation admission ticket and then getting it embossed with a seal , what a brilliant idea. It was nice walking around the property without the children with us. room staff as helpful as always.

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