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Fabulous location, and superb Shakespeare evening

We were lucky enough to be in pretty Buckden visiting family on the same weekend as the touring... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Catherine R
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Tring, United Kingdom
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Worth a visit

Overall-a lovely place to visit for a few hours. We visited on a beautiful sunny day and it made... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
feenic2017
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London, United Kingdom
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High Street, Buckden PE19 5TA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to be in pretty Buckden visiting family on the same weekend as the touring Shakespeare play , a Winters Tale. The play and it's actors were incredible. The setting was even better. Very atmospheric, very relaxed, deck chairs and your own...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall-a lovely place to visit for a few hours. We visited on a beautiful sunny day and it made the afternoon. We were able to freely stroll around the grounds. There is a big open space for children to run or play. There’s a orchard...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked around the perimeter, as permitted, and it was very pleasant surroundings. The buildings are private but you can walk through the courtyard. The building is beautiful with some stunning architecture.

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Reviewed June 21, 2018

This is not a hotel but a retreat, you have to make your own bed and have a kitchen with a microwave where you can cook your own food. It is in a very old place owned by a Catholic foundation and used to be...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

There are few places left in England where, if you took a time-traveller from the Tudor age, they would recognise ... Windsor Castle, Westminster Abbey, Hampton Court and Buckden Towers - ignore the hideous modern RC Church and Victorian house, look at the original gate...More

Thank Larry K
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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here 1 night when visiting the local area, the room was very quaint and had a kitchen area too as well as combined sitting sleeping area just out with the kitchen, it was an enjoyable stay, however without a car the area is...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2017

Well worth a visit - contact beforehand for information. Reception staff were very helpful. The knot garden is quite unusual.

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

We booked a visit with Friends of Buckden Towers, a charitable organisation. Our guide, Christine met us at the appointed time and told us the history of the place and showed us around the grounds and Catherine's Knot Garden. We also had the opportunity to...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2017

wonderful place for a visit or retreat. beautiful knot gardens. Lovely atmosphere and a wonderful welcome.

Thank Nicola M
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Reviewed October 2, 2016

had a quick stroll round here on a sunday morning after saying at the Lion Hotel. not a lot of info to find out about the place, church had a service on at the time. lots of young foreign people walking around the grounds..eerie

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