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Snowshill Manor

Broadway, Snowshill WR12 7JU, England
44 1386 852410
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Snowshill
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Gardens
26 visitor photos
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English first
Dartmouth, MA
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192 reviews 192 reviews
31 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

It's hard to describe but well worth a visit. An old English house with lovely gardens, a cottage lived in by an eccentric, and a dovecote that still has doves. The owner collected all kinds of things, and the house is filled with his collections. You have to see it to believe it, and you will be fascinated by all... More

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Boston, Lincs
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

A really enjoyable visit to this fascinating place. There is lots to see and do. This is an amazing place.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

This is our fourth visit to Snowshill and we never tire of it. There is so much to see and take in. A wonderful collection of objects from all over the world,every room is packed to capacity and it is great to explore all the display cabinets. Plenty to interest everyone of all ages. The staff have a fund of... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This is not your typical National Trust house but it is truly worth visiting! A beautiful manor house and stunning gardens, but it is the contents of the house that are going to see. A true eclectic collection of 'stuff' from the bizarre to the amazing. The collection of Mr Wade is a real horde which delighted and fascinated us.... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Just having visited Snowshil Manor, what a wonderful and unique place to visit. A manor house dedicated to housing the eclectic artifacts of craftsmanship all collected by one man. There was so much to see, it was hard to know where to look first. The guides were all informative and enthusiastic. We could have stayed for hours! The gardens were... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

My family are members of the National Trust, we usually opt for the properties with lots of ground for walking and picnics, the children tend to find the houses a bit boring. Saying this Snowshill Manor is fantastic for kids, the gardens are lovely and the house has a collection of 20,000 plus items from all over the world which... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
65 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This was certainly the strangest of the National Trust properties that I've visited. The manor was a short walk away from reception, between 5-10 minutes, but they do provide a buggy service if you have limited walking. The manor is the best place to start your visit, although you are given a time slot to enter the manor, but due... More

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
11 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We made a visit to this National trust property at the end of our summer holiday and were truly bowled over. Personally I thought the Priest House was the best but the whole experience of the main house with the 20,000+ collection of various artefacts, models, memorabilia etc was a real treat. The walk from the car park is quite... More

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Have visited before and don't really want to spoil your visit by saying too much but basically it is a lovely old house FULL of collections of items that Mr Wade collected over his lifetime... What I did like was the fact that the children were allowed to touch SOME of the items on display and were encouraged to try... More

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Chappaqua, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I loved this place! It is such an interesting eclectic combination of artwork, accessories, historical items, and more that Mr. Wade collected in a beautiful setting. Mr. Wade did a wonderful job of organizing his collection to make it all work. Really, to tell a story of time and craft. Lots of flowers in the garden, and fun quotes of... More

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