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Kirby Hall

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

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Most impressive. Although the rooms are unfurnished the extensive decoration of stonework and architecture was very interesting. Good historical connections help generate the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Worcester
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77 reviews 77 reviews
39 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Most impressive. Although the rooms are unfurnished the extensive decoration of stonework and architecture was very interesting. Good historical connections help generate the interest.

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Boston, England
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Really nice gardens & the building is a mix of in real decay & then other parts are furnished. Handset guide is brilliant, helps bring it to life more than board after board of reading. Well worth a visit, two hours would be plenty of time, one hour for the audio tour & then time to explore the gardens.

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Warwickshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Beautiful building, lovely grounds for a picnic, friendly staffs, amazing peacocks in full display, very interesting audio guide. Well worth the family ticket price £17ish.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had a 2 night stay inPeacock cottage with my sister and mother. It was charming EH provide a welcome basket I didn't expect one for 2 night stay but there it was. The house was closed but we could walk round the grounds. The peacocks were a bonus a very welcome one at that.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Went to Kirby Hall on Easter Sunday when it was very quiet and much more enjoyable. The building itself is beautiful with only half of it roofed. The gardens were beautiful and calming and would certainly visit again.

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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We visited as it was one of the few stately home type places open before Easter. In fact that was why we had chosen to go to Corby. I hadn't realised until we got there that a lot of it is a ruin so even the rooms that are intact do not have anything much in them. However, the architecture... More 

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Northampton
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Been here a couple of times and would gladly go back again. Surrounded by countryside it's very calm and peaceful. The grounds are well maintained and there's plenty of room to spread out a blanket and have a picnic without bumping into thirty other people who've had the same idea. For me it was a perfect place to sit and... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is lovely park with the remainder of Kirby Hall left to explore. It is perfect for family picnic :)

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Wellingborough
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

No, sadly, Queen Elizabeth I didn't sleep here! It was the great hope of its owner, Sir Christopher Hatton 'The Dancing Chancellor' that his beloved queen would visit, but he was forever disappointed. Kirby Hall is one of Northamptonshire's most hauntingly beautiful houses. It is huge by any standard and only part has a roof now! But from the moment... More 

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Essex
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Very imposing from the outside and well maintained by English Heritage. Kirby Hall oozes history in every room. Sadly the years haven't been kind to Kirby Hall and roofs and windows are missing which makes for a rather cold visit in winter. However, the audio guide is excellent with plenty of information about the Hall and its various residents. Despite... More 

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