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The Forbidden Corner

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Address: The Tupgill Park Estate, Coverham, Middleham, Leyburn DL8 4TJ , England
Phone Number: 44 01969 640638
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Amazing visit to the forbidden corner

Myself and my husband visited the forbidden corner years ago and we loved it ! This spring we decided to take our two girls who as 5 and 3 ! We had a fantastic day ! Beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Kimberleyanna
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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Burnley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

Myself and my husband visited the forbidden corner years ago and we loved it ! This spring we decided to take our two girls who as 5 and 3 ! We had a fantastic day ! Beautiful place, excellent facilities, literally could not fault one part of our day ! The children loved it and so did we 😊 I... More 

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Tynemouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

been twice in the last 5 months. Love this place lots to keep our 3 yr+ old entertained andno the poor weather doesnt spoil us enjoying this and getting lost again.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Have meant to visit for a few years ago and finally made it last week. We weren't disappointed. "Awesome" according to our boys of 6 and 8. A weird and wonderful collection set in amazing grounds - a surprise at every turn. A little bizarre too, but we all had a fabulous day out. Has to be seen really to... More 

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Essex
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Spent a lovely afternoon here with 3 kids and 3 adults all thoroughly enjoyed getting lost and exploring the underground labyrinths and gardens. Cafe well run and food good (typical cafe food).

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Changed a little bit since I came here many years ago, you now have to book in advance which makes a lot of sense, as if too many people are there at the same time the surprises are spoilt. We managed to pick the wettest day, the rain was relentless, but it did not dampen our spirits at all, this... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We'd heard a lot about this place, so were very intrigued to find out what it was! The weather was awful, which dampened our spirits a little (and us!), but after lunch it stopped raining and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The children (3 and 5) loved it, as did my husband and I. The only disappointment was the café... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW via mobile

my wife and I decided to visit here as I had been once before with my parents when I was younger. It was even better than I remember with many more sections to see. There are sections where you get wet and the mausoleum was particularly scary (I wouldn't take my kids in it) but I found it a fun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We went here as we were visiting the area for the weekend and a local recommended it. So glad we went. This place is excellent. Me my partner and our children aged 11&7 thoroughly enjoyed it here. At first we thought it was just going to be a typical slightly cheesy/tacky place for children but it was the complete opposite.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

My daughter loves this place. It is great for the whole family, the best way to describe the forbidden corner is that it is like Alice in wonderland. You don't know what's behind each twist and turn and it's great fun finding out. The thing is though is that once we had seen everything, we had no desire to go... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We visited on Easter Sunday, we had a great time with lots of surprises! My teenage daughter tried to "play it cool" but didn't want to leave until we'd found all of the brass rubbings on the activity sheet (we didn't manage) and wanted to go back the following day!

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John R, Manager at The Forbidden Corner, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed Forbidden Corner and our brass rubbing quest, We look forward to seeing you all again. Many thanks More 

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