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Hatfield House

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Address: Great North Road, Hatfield AL9 5HX, England
Phone Number: +44 1707 287010
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Hatfield House is the home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury...

Hatfield House is the home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury and their family. The Estate has been in the Cecil family for 400 years. Superb examples of Jacobean craftsmanship can be seen throughout the House. Hatfield House is open from Easter Saturday to 30th September each year.

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lovely place full of history

Great place to visit, large grounds, interesting house as well as the grounds to go with it. Great dog walking area, see if you can find the Queen Elizabeth Oak tree, apparently... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great place to visit, large grounds, interesting house as well as the grounds to go with it. Great dog walking area, see if you can find the Queen Elizabeth Oak tree, apparently where she was when she was told she was now the Queen!

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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

this house is really interesting. well informed staff and beautiful grounds as well as lovely year round events too. some great shops and teas also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hatfield House and Hatfield Park Farm make the perfext day out for a family. The farm is a cheap day out and the ticket cost includes access to the play area which the children love. Plenty of benches if you take your own picnic.

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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Party of 80 Twinners, English and French. The house was superb (especially the portraits of Elizabeth 1) and guides were brilliant ('best ever' a common response). Lunch in the Riding School (too many for normal restaurant) was excellent and good value. We had cobbler - very tasty. House wine was very good for the price (no complaints from the French!).... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I brought tickets for my parents and my partner and I. We found it quite expensive for what it was... Basically walking around some stalls looking at overpriced Christmas gifts. We did find some nice reasonably priced gifts but it was definitely not what we expected. Having never been to Hatfield house before and always wanting to, this has put... More 

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Hatfield H, General Manager at Hatfield House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about the Frost Fair, we will pass them onto the event organiser. We have a number of events at Hatfield House throughout the year, some run by ourselves and others run by a variety of different companies. We hope that you will come back sometime this year and enjoy the House, Gardens and another event. More 

Hatfield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon visiting Hatfield house park and surround areas, my companions and I were rudely told to leave the area, without so much as a please or how do you do, giving sense to us having done something wrong. we were told that it was private property and that they were closed, contrary to the sign posting stating they were open,... More 

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Hatfield H, General Manager at Hatfield House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Hatfield House, Park and West Garden are closed until Saturday 26th March 2016 as stated on our website. A number of the Stable Yard Shops are open to the public, therefore our visitor gates and car park is open for people to park and visit the shops. The signs outside the car park indicate that... More 

Potters Bar
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hatfield House is beautifully preserved stately home, with the added bonus of Hatfield Palace in the grounds. Plus the gardens are extensive and wonderful to just walk in or take notes for your own garden back home.

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This house is historic, and worth a couple of visits. I visit the house once a year and the rest of the time use my ticket to walk in the grounds, which are very enjoyable. You could just walk from Hatfield Railway Station. I choose to cycle here now. They do have car parking ample for most times but at... More 

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North London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We had a trip around this fabulous property and it's grounds as part of a Red Letter Day experience where we also went up in a helicopter. I am not generally a fan of stately homes but this was sufficiently small to be not too expansive a stroll and also it was packed full of really interesting artefacts. We had... More 

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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Took our grandaughter to see Father Christmas in his log cabin in Stableyard. Not a lot to see just a wooden shed with a bit of decoration and lights outside. Advertising was a little misleading. However Father Christmas and his elves were great. It cost £7.50 which included a nice present plus pictures with Father Christmas. These will be sent... More 

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