We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Fascinating tour by family member

Interesting 90 minutes of history in this beautiful house, have lived in Plympton for 37 years but... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2016
Carol H
,
Plympton Earle, null, United Kingdom
What a fascinating place to visit - highly recommended.

My husband and I visited this wonderful little hidden gem during one of its open days. The tour was... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2016
oonitoon
,
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 6 reviews
4
All photos (4)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good0%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 2, 2016
“Fascinating tour by family member”
Jun 5, 2016
“What a fascinating place to visit - highly recommended. ”
About
Open on certain days between April and September - please see the website for details. Late 18th century house set in its own parkland. Built by the ancestors of the current owners, the house contains naval and military mementos, paintings...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Plympton, Plymouth PL7 5BZ, England
Website
+44 7704 708416
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Plymouth
from $133.10
More Info
from $376.30
More Info
from $14.10
More Info
Reviews (6)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveler rating
4
0
1
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
4
0
1
1
0
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Interesting 90 minutes of history in this beautiful house, have lived in Plympton for 37 years but had no idea this house was open to visitors on a few specified dates each year, also had wander around the grounds on a beautiful sunny afternoon.

Thank Carol H
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited this wonderful little hidden gem during one of its open days. The tour was given by one of the current owners of the property - Lucy. This house is steeped in history, and has been in the same family for...More

1  Thank oonitoon
Reviewed July 7, 2015

Toured Hemerdon House in July 2015. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour which was facilitated by one of the seven Woollcombe sisters who are direct descendants from the original builders of the house in 1793. It is a rarity to find a house of this kind which...More

2  Thank Stubbsy
Reviewed March 17, 2013

A late Georgian elegant and chunky family house not far out to the east of Plymouth. Very difficult to find any images online. The house has been in the owner occupation of the Woollcombe family since it was built. There is an interesting short entry...More

1  Thank Cr0wM
Reviewed March 12, 2012

I have not been to this house. The date and rating are nominal attached to this comment are only added to enable the Tripadvisor mechanism to post the note. I have just received a message from the owner explaining that she did not ask for...More

6  Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed June 10, 2011

Have heard this private family house talked about. Seen traces of it online and want to go and see but have been unable to raise any contact. Can anyone help? It's said to be a well preserved Regency/Georgian gentleman's residence unspoilt possibly unchanged and in...More

3  Thank Jannerbloke
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hemerdon House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines