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A Leech House is not the type of thing we would normally make a bee line for, loved the history of... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
gailee272
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Stone, United Kingdom
Not a lot to see

On the day we were out walking there was not a lot to see. The sign said that it should be open but... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Petersun55
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Oct 23, 2017
“Not a lot to see”
Sep 10, 2017
“different”
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

On the day we were out walking there was not a lot to see. The sign said that it should be open but it was locked up. Just add it to your walk by the beck and harbour you mat find that it is open....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

A Leech House is not the type of thing we would normally make a bee line for, loved the history of it, had a walk by the water, it was really nice, def worth a look.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank gailee272
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Grab a sandwich (or better still a pork pie from Cockburns) and a flask of coffee, add a bag of food for the ducks, and spend an hour sitting peacefully by the leech house. I tiny little brick building by the brook with an interesting...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank Kathleen Shirle... G
Reviewed January 11, 2017

A very interesting historical building in a lovely little garden beside the beck, open to the public at all times. There's a very pleasant walk beside the beck from the opposite bank, with picnic benches, ducks and, if you're lucky, kingfishers. It's only one of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank Patricia F
Reviewed September 19, 2016

This unique Leech House was used to keep Medicinal Leeches (Hirudo medicinalis) healthy until they were needed by the local apothecary for apply to human patients as a supposed cure. This is the only one thought to survive in the United Kingdom and was last...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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