We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Duncombe Park

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: | The Estate Office, Helmsley YO62 5EB, England
Phone Number: 44-1439-770213
Improve this listing
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Fri 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

The terraces at Duncombe Park have been described as ‘one of the most...

The terraces at Duncombe Park have been described as ‘one of the most extensive and boldest landscaping enterprises of England’. Please note that the garden is a 'landscape garden', and comprises mainly of lawn, woodland, and garden achitecture.

The house is closed to the public.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 60 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 24
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
  • 6
  • 3
Antique fair

Decided to pay this a visit, enjoyable and to be able to visit the main house as well, a very pleasant visit on a grey day

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2015
Darlington, England, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Market Rasen, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
131 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We had a good walk round and was truly impressed with the whole park. It was well maintained and clean and tidy. We bought a Christmas tree as well, that was freshly chopped and real good value, not heavily priced for the size we wanted!

Thank TheOuchPoucher
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Really gorgeous park with lots of places to walk in the grounds, particularly through the woodland. The park is free to walk around and if you like walking you can easily spend a couple of hours there.

Thank Ruth A
Darlington, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
114 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Decided to pay this a visit, enjoyable and to be able to visit the main house as well, a very pleasant visit on a grey day

Thank krh01309
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Well worth a visit if you are in the area. We had a nice few hours just walking around taking in the fresh air and country side.

1 Thank rose-from-the-shires
Level Contributor
49 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

At the end of a long day of shopping, it was amazing to kick back for a walk in Duncombe Park. There are many trails, but we opted for a paved walk up a hill--sheep and cattle the only ones keeping gus company. What a lovely place to unwind.

Thank cstucky
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We went there for a craft fair but also looked round the house. Very nice if you like that kind of thing. But if you don#t like country houses this won't win you round.

Thank HemsworthRedSquirrel
Level Contributor
110 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Saw a craft fair advertised to take place here so decided to visit. Enjoyed the few rooms I saw as this house is not open usually to the public but would have liked to see more. The stalls were o k but everything I saw was very feminine nothing for males to buy. The ladies on duty in the house... More 

Thank Normyfireman
Pickering, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
410 reviews
188 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Went here on the 29th August for the craft fayre. The entry price was £4.00 each with a promise of over 40 stalls selling craft goods. It certainly didn't feel like there was that many. Most stalls were selling jewellery or cards. We were told we would be able to have a look around the house again we only saw... More 

Thank Hazel D
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

On a visit to the market town of Helmsley we decided to go to Duncombe Park as there was a craft fair advertised. The house is not normally open to the public so we thought this would be a good opportunity to see inside, how wrong we were. We were charged £4 each to enter, which was a charge made... More 

Thank WhatsItLike
Filey, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Luckily for us we are in the HHA, otherwise we wouldn't of been happy if we had payed. We only walked some of the parkland so unable to comment on the bird of prey centre, but the parkland was a big disappointment, there's nicer walks outside the park and they're free. Don't waste your money.

Thank Bikenut2014

Travelers who viewed Duncombe Park also viewed

Helmsley, North Yorkshire
Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Been to Duncombe Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Duncombe Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?