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Address: Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead NG15 8NA, England
Phone Number: +44 1623 455900
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Originally built in 1164 as an Augustinian priory, this became the...

Originally built in 1164 as an Augustinian priory, this became the ancestral home of poet Lord Byron.

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Lovely place to relax

We visited today for a walk around the gardens. From the man on the gate to the staff in the cafe, shop and volunteer gardeners everyone was friendly and helpful. As previously... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Charmandea
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited today for a walk around the gardens. From the man on the gate to the staff in the cafe, shop and volunteer gardeners everyone was friendly and helpful. As previously mentioned the gardens are in need of a little tlc. Yes this is true but it did not spoil my afternoon and if I lived nearer I would... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

£6per car entry fee gives you access to the beautiful grounds and gardens. We spent a couple of hours ambling around and then toured the Abbey which was once the home of Lord Byron. We'll worth it and particular thanks to David for giving us lots of information.

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Thank mariabarnes
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this review

Hi mariabarnes, Thanks for your rating and review. I'll pass on your thanks to David, for the excellent information about the House. He is one of our very knowledgeable guides, who loves to share the stories the House has to offer. We think £6.00 is a bargain too, the park and gardens for a family of 4, excellent value! We... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is literally on my doorstep as I live in Ravenshead. I love going here when the weather is nice so I took advantage of the sunshine a couple of days ago. I took my elderly mum & my 3 year old nephew & had a great time. There is a lovely playground for the little ones which is... More 

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Thank Wendy904
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this review

Hello Wendy Thank you for your rating and review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Newstead Abbey. Our gardens certainly are beautiful when the sun is shining! The playground has recently been renovated and new equipment has been added, and so we're glad to hear that your nephew enjoyed playing in our new playground. Once... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Forget the abbey bit. It's a house with garden. Superb gardens. The café is good. And we have to recommend both the bacon and sausage rolls. Not cheap but well worth the money. And the staff were great :) The gardens are good and well worth the visit. It's a bit easy to get semi-lost but in a way that's... More 

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NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this review

Hello Mike Thank you for your rating and review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Newstead Abbey and we thank you for your recommendation. Our gardening team, along with our excellent team of volunteers, are working exceptionally hard to ensure that the gardens meet the high standards that are expected of them. The team will be... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked an afternoon tea for a baby shower. Food tasted great and all dietary needs were catered for. The service from all the staff was fantastic. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Kristina E
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this review

Hi Kristina E, Thanks for your rating and review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your celebration in our Victorian Kitchen. We aim to provide a quality afternoon tea in means of service and taste, so it sounds like you were definitely satisfied. We hope to see you again soon .... Kind Regards..... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By pure luck we decided to go to Newstead Abbey on Sunday 10th June and we are so glad that we did. The Abbey had put on a Poets and Word day and this made a lovely location even more interesting than usual. We ranged in age from 78 to under a year and everyone had a lovely time. My... More 

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NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this review

Hello Ali_shep1 Thank you for your rating and review. We're delighted to hear that you and the rest of your party enjoyed your day at Newstead Abbey. Our gardening team have been working exceptionally hard to ensure that the gardens live up to their high expectations, and so the team will be happy to hear your positive comments regarding the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see a show in the grounds but aftae that we went for a walk around the place its beuitful with the lakes and grounds. And after theres a nice cafe with a wide range of products too chose from its a must if you have not been😊

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Thank Gary F
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this review

Hi Gary F, Thanks for your rating and review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Newstead. We assume you visited for one of our theatre performances and managed to take in some of the park at the same time. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards..... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been here before with the kids and couldn't believe how wonderful the place still was. Really nice walk around the gardens and for only £6 parking you can't go wrong

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NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this review

Hi blackfenman, Thanks for your rating and review. We're still here working hard to maintain these important gardens, so thanks for coming back to see us after all this time... We agree of £6.00 a family can spend a whole day in the gardens, amazing value....! We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards.... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came knowing the house to be closed with the intention to walk around the gardens only so I would say check on the web site first to avoid disappointment if the house is your intention. . The gardens are well maintained and there are several styles, with the Japanese my favourite . The car park fee I think is reasonable... More 

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Thank David C
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this review

Hi David C, Sounds like you and Doggy had a lovely walk around the Gardens. The Gardens are grade 1 listed, which means they have to be looked after carefully and we cant always undertake some of the larger projects we'd like to, but improvements are being made all the time. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.... More 

Mansfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a pleasant afternoon out that doesn't cost an arm and a leg, this is it. The car park is £6 per vehicle and includes lake and gardens. Entry to the Abbey to get to know about Lord Byron and artifacts cost the two of us just £14. A very nice cafe and shop is on hand. If... More 

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