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Off the beaton track

Benthal seems to miss out on money from the N T because it doesn't get so many visitors as nearby... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
julie m
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telford
"Very interesting!"

A wonderful old building saved from demolition in the 1930's tells it's long history with an array... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
Hugh N
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Teulada
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This imposing sixteenth-century house features a charming 19th-century terraced garden.
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Broseley, Telford, England
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Reviewed yesterday

What a fabulous place to visit if you have any interest in the Civil War or local (Salesian) history. The guides were so knowledgeable and gave us their full attention as we explored this off the bearen track NT property.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Esbob70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here today and what a lovely place it is. Your visits starts in the little church which is very atmospheric. The house itself is really interesting - a bit different to a lot of NT houses - and really feels 'lived in'. Garden lovely...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Different to a lot of National Trust properties because of the Benthall family association which still exists. Guides as usual were very good but in each room there were information cards pointing out the most interesting features be it pottery, paintings or furniture. Nice that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ann B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Benthal seems to miss out on money from the N T because it doesn't get so many visitors as nearby Attingham and it is a bit off the beaten track .To it's credit it does have a very strong connection with the Benthal family.....as trustees...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank julie m
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Wednesday with my Mum as something to do before we booked into our hotel. The church and house were absolutely lovely, really enjoyed the visit, the NT staff and volunteers were friendly and knowledgeable about the property and we had a nice cup...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank xxluvleaxx
Reviewed March 12, 2019

A wonderful old building saved from demolition in the 1930's tells it's long history with an array of period pieces of furniture in well laid out rooms with wonderful works of art around every fascinating corner! The usual enthusiastic team of National Trust volunteers are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hugh N
Reviewed December 23, 2018

Home to the Benthall family this small hall is very pleasant and has a nice garden. Some nice staircases and rooms to view with plenty of family history

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michael N
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We went to Benthall Hall. The staff were friendly and engaging but considering it was a 16th century house, it wasn't that interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoWilson
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Visited Benthall on a sunny October afternoon. A walk around the rooms downstairs and upstairs reveale an interesting story about the family.Took a stroll around the well kept gardens. Finished off by partaking of a pot of tea waitress served in the courtyard all very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TripMember020820161
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Being National Trust members we tend to visit one or two locations if we are away from home and where slightly disappointed that while staying in the Bridgnorth area most of the local properties have such limited opening times, however we did manage to fit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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March 2, 2019|
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Response from demoncodger | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I haven't done the woodland walks but I'm sure a phone call or email to the property office will get an answer to your question.
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Broseleylad
November 13, 2018|
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Response from demoncodger | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe it is closed for the winter. The family still live in part of the house and the National Trust will take the opportunity to deep clean the parts open to the public next season. My advice would be to keep an... More
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