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Kirby Hall

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Address: Deene, Corby NN17 3EN, England
Phone Number: 01536 203230
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Thu - Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Stunning old building

The greeting we received from the staff was very welcoming and we opted for the audio tour. The history was very informative and one can imagine how amazing this building was in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Wye, United Kingdom
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Wye, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

The greeting we received from the staff was very welcoming and we opted for the audio tour. The history was very informative and one can imagine how amazing this building was in it's day. The tour takes about an hour. The gardens have been carefully restored to their former glory and look incredible. There is no café on this site... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Visiting the ruins of this amazing house, you can only imagine how beautiful and grand it once was. The house takes around an hour to get around and entry includes an audio guide. This is a beautiful ruin, yet full of sadness that only the shell of the house is still standing. I would highly recommend a visit here -... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Fascinating for its Elizabethan architecture a lot of which still remains to be admired. The formal gardens also very good. Spoilt a bit by the awful racket from Rockingham Speedway.

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Although Kirby Hall is partially derelict, it is still fascinating to visit. The architecture of the building is amazing and its fascinating seeing the interior areas that still stand. The whole estate is covered in Peacocks too which are beautiful birds. The gardens are lovely too.

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Solihull
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is one of the most Impressive buildings we have ever visited. It was well worth the diversion and is relatively easy to find. The picture in the English Heritage guide certainly did not do it justice and it was the perfect place to spend several hours on a summer's afternoon. Although described as a ruin there is much intact... More 

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Colne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My wife and I visited Kirby house early in the morning and found ourselves the first ones there. Walking up to this beautiful house with a slight eeriness as you could see how half lay in ruins and the other half in all it's splendour. Really enjoyed investigating the house and the gardens, if you like to see something abit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We both found the house to be very interesting being able to see half the house in ruins and walk through and see how the house would have been originally was extremely interesting with the beautiful gardens was a wonderful few hours and we were very lucky with the weather to, pricing was about what you'd expect and the two... More 

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Coalville, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We visited this wonderfully atmospheric place a couple of weeks ago and were lucky enough to be the only visitors for most of our visit. The ruined house is wonderful as are the decorated rooms. The gardens too are well presented and attractive. And that's it really - there's only a small shop, no activities, no guides: but that's the... More 

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Askrigg, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We both found this really interesting - to see the bare bones of a historic house was so different and to have some of the rooms restored gave such good contrast.

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England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

A wonderfully impressive building although part is in ruins you can still imagine the days of grandeur as the house was intended. Fantastic architecture and interesting history. Free audio guides have just enough information and take you on an hour tour ( longer if you want to stop and browse ). Gardens have been restored from a 'field' to their... More 

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Additional Information about Kirby Hall

Address: Deene, Corby NN17 3EN, England
Phone Number: 01536 203230
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Corby
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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