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Alford Manor House

West St, Alford LN13 9HT, England
01 507 463 073
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Ranked #2 of 3 attractions in Alford
Type: Historic Sites
Description: Built in 1611, this is the country's largest thatched manor house.
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English first
Alford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This is a good year to visit the manor house as they have put together a very good display to commemorate the first world war from the point of view of Alford's local community of that period.As always the huge losses sustained in every small town in Britain cannot help but move us.The house itself is very interesting and you... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stumbled across this attraction when we wandered around Alford on Easter Sunday to kill some time (as most of the town was shut!). We visited the museum at the back of the house first and it was jam packed with artefacts. The curator was extremely enthusiastic about everything and spent a long time explaining the different things, especially tour... More

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Lincolnshire, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The house has several rooms and gardens that are tended to carefully and two comfortable cafe areas. I took advantage of one of the free visit days and still was given the audio to take round.The history was very interesting, there was plenty to see and the staff were helpful and friendly. Its only let down was the audio which... More

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Diss, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

My wife and I visited the tea room at Alford Manor House during the week and were very disappointed. I had a ham pannini. There was only a very small piece of ham in it. My wife had a brie and grape pannini. It comprised of a very thinly cut piece of brie and two grapes cut in half. They... More

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Alford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

great place for popping in for coffee- jazz festivals are just great, friendly helpful staff - super building

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