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Farnborough Hall

| Warwickshire, Banbury OX17 1DU, England
Farnborough Hall
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Surrey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice afternoon nosing around Farnborough Hall. Because it's still a family home, there are only 3 rooms open - a five minute skip through, so not really worth the entrance fee. The gardens however are stunning, and certainly worth a walk around. There's no tea room on site, but the Farnborough village hall does a fabulous slice of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Takes you back 400 years. Beautifully preserved perfect example of an Englsh classic country house - still cared for by the family that built and originally furnished it in what must be one of the Trust's more successful relationships. Furniture and art collected over the years includes a series of marble busts of Emperors (or Popes?) brought back from Italy... More 

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Smaller national trust property; can only view a few rooms because the house is still a family home. Never the less, well worth a visit. Beautiful house which makes interesting viewing. Volunteers friendly and informative. The grounds are beautiful, and make manageable walking, with stunning views. Dogs welcome in grounds, a bonus. Coffee shop in nearby village.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We arrived and the view of the hall was amazing . On entering we were told no photographs could be taken inside as it's still a lived in residence ( prior notice would of been nice ). We only got to see 2 rooms downstairs , the entrance hall and stairs up to locked doors as these were the residential... More 

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london
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16 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Attractive Grade 1 listed country house. It is only open two days a week, and there is very little to see. You can only see downstairs,,,,some sculptured busts in the entrance hall, and copies of Canalettos in another room. (Yes, copies, the originals were sold last century to pay for the upkeep of the house ). National Trust members can... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Stunning house, only open 2 days a week as there is a family already living there, which is nice to see. Beautiful grounds and walks. Well worth a look! The family loved their day out. (Please note its not a hotel!)

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is a nice stately home with only a few rooms that open to the public. The gardens are also quite small so won't take long to look around. Best to do this with Upton House if you are a National Trust member.

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is not actually a hotel but a National Trust property. We thoroughly enjoyed the house and the family feel that it had. The volunteers that were there knew lots about the history of the house and it was nice to see pictures of the incumbant family around. We enjoyed picturesque views as we walked up to the Obelisk. Lovely... More 

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Baldock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This is a national trust property. I don't think it is a hotel, certainly not in the main house. This is one the National Trust's smaller properties. It is only open on Wednesday's and Saturdays. However, it is well worth a visit. It is not as crowded as some other NT properties which is pleasant. There are some delightful walks... More 

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CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Easy drive from Fawlsey Hall hotel. Intimate, smaller scale, lovely property to walk around. Visits by appointment only.

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