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Lyddington Bede House

Bede House Bluecoat Lane, Lyddington LE15 9LZ, England
+44 1572 822438
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Good opportunity to occupy an hour

Really fascinating house which had boards throughout helping you understand the history of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stuart F
Beautiful old building

Lovely old building in a beautiful village. When we visited it was quiet due to it being the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DerbyshireFlyboy
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Bede House Bluecoat Lane, Lyddington LE15 9LZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really fascinating house which had boards throughout helping you understand the history of the house. Little gift shop which also sold cold drinks and ice creams (it was a very hot day) which was welcome.

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely old building in a beautiful village. When we visited it was quiet due to it being the hottest day of the year so far. Lots of history to learn about, in very pleasant surroundings. Definitely worth a visit

Thank DerbyshireFlyboy
Reviewed June 3, 2017

This English Heritage house has been kept to an extremely high standard. The timbers inside have been magnificently restored, and there is lots of information to be read (and listened to) whilst walking through. It's not the largest of Bede Houses, but I would certainly...More

1  Thank Ann P
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

If you like picturesque villages and walking inside 14th century buildings then this is for you. The roof and ceilings over the great hall are particularly impressive. Sadly, there is no where for drinks, cakes, eats or toilet in the village at all. The shop...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Known of this place but never been in to it before. Take the time to visit - it does not have the big wow factor of other historic places; here take the time to follow the history, how the building was used and by whom....More

1  Thank GOMS2013
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Well worth a visit. The house is in a beautiful village setting and steeped in history which has been bought to life by sympathetic furnishings and artifacts.

1  Thank 62PGB
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Picturesque little village in Rutland which includes this small historic house. A couple of the rooms have been kitted out as they would have been when the bedesmen lived here, otherwise the rooms are bare and have good information boards to explain both the history...More

1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

We weren't expecting it to be as interesting as it was! Beautiful building with an interesting past. Definitely worth visiting, but not good for people unsteady on their feet due to the stairs and flooring, and maybe not too good for children, but the garden...More

Thank Deeuuh
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

It is very difficult to rate this property as it is unique in my experience and yet lacks something to be able to rate it more highly. There are many rooms and floors to explore but some are mere empty cells which hold the interest...More

Thank Stardawntravel
Reviewed April 23, 2017

An English Heritage site - part of a former Bishop`s Palace, and more recently an Alms House (until about 1930).

1  Thank Richard L
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