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Duncombe Park

Estate Office, Helmsley YO62 5EB, England
44-1439-770213
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Ranked #6 of 11 attractions in Helmsley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Parks
Owner description: Build in 1713 and set amidst 35 acres of landscaped gardens, the home of Lord and Lady Feversham has been restored to its former glory and open for... more » Owner description: Build in 1713 and set amidst 35 acres of landscaped gardens, the home of Lord and Lady Feversham has been restored to its former glory and open for guided tours. « less
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I decided to visit Dunscombe Park on the last day of my holiday on the way home,what a good choice,I saw the birds of prey and their display plus lunch in the cafe which was wonderful,very helpful and friendly staff,then came the walk round the grounds of the hall.what a stunning hall and grounds,although there wasn't many flower beds this... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

There is a vast expanse of aviaries and a great variety of birds to see. Unfortunately when we went, the heavens opened! However the bird handler gave us a small indoor demonstration of a Harris Hawk and a burrowing owl (so cute!). He was very knowledgeable about the birds (as you may expect), but his explanations meant I came away... More

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Great scenery to look at and good photography opportunitys. I think Duncombe park is great for all ages.

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cumbria, england
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77 reviews 77 reviews
24 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Marked down because, after paying and expecting a garden, there really is not much to explore. The long drive leading up to the car park at Duncombe has some pretty impressive potholes so it your car is low slung, do be careful. The house at Duncombe is not open to the public. Occasionally they have a craft or Christmas fair,... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Had a great time at Duncombe Park yesterday. The staff are very knowledgeable and informative. Great displays!

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

well worth a visit .. you can fill a whole day in here .. you can picnic and walk the grounds .. great place to to do a lot photography.... lots to see and take part in ..

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Beautiful parkland to walk in and enjoy. New Internation Birds of Prey centre is excellent and flying demonstration well done.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

There was a craft and antiques fair on so we paid to visit the fair and saw the house for free. Beautiful furniture and paintings etc. You only see part of the house as the Duncombe family still reside in the house.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This was a lovely park to walk around, with woods and a river and the house that the Feversham family now live in. We walked for about 4 miles and really enjoyed it.

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
45 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Situated in Helmsley this park has many attractions with marked paths in the area and large grounds for walking and strolling.

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