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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
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
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Lovely place in helmsley . Well worth the visit. Lots of birds to see and you can join in the demos. Lovely cafe for snacks n drinks.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
32 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 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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DONASTER
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Lovely views and places to roam whatever the weather! Watch the sheep though they're everywhere! A stroll round Helmsley too with a purchase or 2 from the deli is a must!

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Devon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

All the signs point to the walled garden. We like many others walked up to the house and could go no further. Luckily no money had been spent.

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Well to say we were pleasantly surprised was an understatement. We have been visiting Helmsley for a number of years and this was the first time we had visited this historic park. We approached on foot and had a steady walk up the drive to what we never knew was there a magnificent facade of a building and wonderful surrounding... More

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North Yorkshire
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71 reviews 71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

really not worth the effort to visit. All that is open is the parkland and gardens and for this you pay around £5. The parklands are little more than fields and you can find much nicer available to visit free in close proximity. The gardens are described as "green" gardens which basically means all they are is lawns interspersed with... More

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Lancashire
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

What an absolutely gorgeous park, the grounds are immense a lovely place to visit and stroll around. The views are lovely at the top of the hill looking back over the castle.

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doncaster
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Just visited Fountains café at Duncombe park Helmsley. The food was excellent, good choices of hot or cold food all home made, the hand cut chips were to die for, wonderful cakes. The staff were friendly and efficient all in all a very pleasant lunch can highly recommend it. We didn't look round the park as we were on our... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Beautiful area to walk. Visited along with bird of prey centre. Took the full day. Plenty to do. No downsides.

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