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Dyrham Park

#1 of 2 things to do in Dyrham Features Animals
nr Chippenham, Dyrham SN14 8HY, England
+44 117 937 2501
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Beautiful and interesting

We visited Dyrham and were able to go in a lift above the roof and chimneys to see the way they are... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2015
Norma R
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Last Chance for a unique experience

Dyrham Park is a magnificent National Trust property with splendid interiors. Currently, as others... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2015
SB01
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Sonning Common, Berks
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Dyrham Park is home to an ancient deer park, 17th-century house and formal garden. In 2015/16, the house underwent a huge conservation project to replace the leaking roof and install a biomass boiler. The house and garden are now in a state of transformation and include new tours, areas and exhibitions.
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nr Chippenham, Dyrham SN14 8HY, England
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Reviewed November 13, 2015

We visited Dyrham and were able to go in a lift above the roof and chimneys to see the way they are repairing the roof - a mammoth task. It is worth a visit to Dyrham just to see what they are doing. The rooms...More

Thank Norma R
Reviewed November 9, 2015

Dyrham Park is a magnificent National Trust property with splendid interiors. Currently, as others have noted, it is entombed in scaffolding and a giant shroud. Only 5-6 rooms are visible, but as compensation you can either scoot up 90 steps or take a lift to...More

Thank SB01
Reviewed November 7, 2015

I have visited Dyrham before as I live nearby. However, this visit was essentially to see the rut and the rooftop walk. We started with the deer and I learned so much about their life cycle from our two very good volunteer guides. We were...More

Thank CharlcombeLady
Reviewed November 2, 2015

It was a moment of exquisite pleasure combined with teeth grinding frustration. A picture you see in others' portfolios. I shall explain It came at the end of a fascinating day out with sister Sue and a visit to Dyrham Park near Bath in Somerset,...More

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Laura W, Public Relations Manager at Dyrham Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2015

A brilliantly written account of your visit - thank you for sharing. Sorry you missed the money shot of the deer, you'll have to come back again - the deer are usually very obliging when it comes to photos!

Reviewed October 30, 2015

Had a really good visit to Dyrham. The gardens were looking wonderful with the Autumn colours and we saw lots of deer. The rooms open were very interesting but I was really surprised by how fascinating the tour of the roof rennovations was - well...More

Thank Bluebelle27
Reviewed October 28, 2015

We've been here before because we're NT members and we live nearby. (I think the entrance fee is quite steep for non-members) We visited Dyrham so that my children could get some exercise for an hour or so and have a go at the Halloween...More

Thank Rebecca_M173
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Was quite excited at the prospect of visiting this house - the website made it look informative and interesting. However it is National Trust so did seem a bit pricey - free if a member. However, what wasn't clear from the website or when you...More

1  Thank Liz K
Reviewed October 28, 2015

As reported by other Reviewers the house is presently covered in scaffolding whilst extensive repairs are undertaken.You can however inspect progress up on the roof and take advantage of the views of the countryside from two roof top viewing galleries.The parkland is extensive and is...More

Thank dews17XAV
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Visited Dyrham Park for the first time on Sunday and couldn't believe how busy it was. A short queue to get in was then followed by a 15 minute downhill walk to the house. It's a pretty steep trek down although all on tarmac with...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed October 24, 2015

the roof of the house is being replaced at the moment so there is lift access to view the work. What a unique experience to explore a roof. Gardens beautiful

Thank Angela T
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Clive m
are there nearby hotels if we want to stay the night before or after visiting Durham park?
June 19, 2017|
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Response from Laura W | Property representative |
Hi Clive, there are a couple of local B&Bs within a mile ot so, the names of which others have already mentioned above. Otherwise, Bristol and Bath are just a 20 minute drive away. Best, Laura
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Louise S
Does the park have wheelchair access? Mobility scooter?
October 23, 2016|
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Response from Laura W | Property representative |
Hi there, there is a free shuttle bus down to the house which accommodates wheelchairs and there is an off road vehicle which takes people who are unable to walk long distances out into the park, but best call to check it's... More
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Nelsivus
Why is it that you allow scooters but not bikes for children?
July 30, 2016|
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Response from Laura W | Property representative |
Hello there, thank you for your question. Following feedback from visitors, when neither bikes nor scooters were allowed in the park/garden, we found that most of those who wanted to bring scooters in were toddlers and... More
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