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Address: West St, Alford LN13 9HT, England
Phone Number: 01 507 463 073
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Description: Built in 1611, this is the country's largest thatched manor house.

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Good rooms upstairs and a bar downstairs. Very good service and some were volunteers. The food was tasty and everyone was very friendly

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2014
Paulcambs
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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Crich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The windmill is well worth a visit and not only education but very enjoyable. Unfortunately the tea rooms were closed because we have been there before and found them very good.

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Retford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Superb World War One museum, all based on local accounts and giving a totally new angle on the conflict. Learned a lot and it was very interesting. The nurse who was worried she might appear to be 'emancipated' and a Suffragette was very telling. Could spend all day here, plus the building is interesting and the garden lovely. One of... More 

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Much bigger and more interesting than expected, so we spent longer here. Plenty to look at, friendly and helpful staff - all for a very reasonable price

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Good rooms upstairs and a bar downstairs. Very good service and some were volunteers. The food was tasty and everyone was very friendly

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

very interesting, music enjoyable, relaxing afternoon out , people friendly, stalls very good and information gladly given, eg lincoln wild life trust

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Alford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

What a place to stop off, watch the world go by in such a historic setting. The craft fair,museum and other events go to mark this manor house as Alfords finest . The thatched roof alone is worth a visit.

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Alford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great building, meaningful local events, fairs and museum. A great cup of fresh coffee served by staff that care.

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Skegness, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The World War room has just been refurbeb !! The history and the info about the men ( from Alford ) who fought in the War is great , never used cafe so can not comment

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Alford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A pre booked buffet lunch for 14 people was very disappointing and very overpriced, the venue itself was interesting because it was so old, but there was not enough food per person and the standards were pretty low

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Such an impressive and attractive house and especially when one realises that it is almost completely staffed and run by volunteers. good value for money too.

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