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Hutton in the Forest

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Address: Penrith CA11 9TH, England
Phone Number: 017684 84449
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Pot Fest in fabulous surroundings

Visited yesterday to see Pot Fest and Hutton in the Forest. £6 entry gave all day at the festival and in the gardens. Pot Fest was superb with inspiring pieces of ceramic... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Penrith, United Kingdom
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Cockerham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with our dog so we couldn't sample the tearoom (which seemed to be very popular) or the house which looked impressive from the outside. The gardens were small and overgrown with some of the forest path blocked off and a lot of the land marked as private. Also our dog was on a lead, as instructed on the... More 

Thank ks0uth
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were disappointed on arriving to find that the house wasn't open on Mondays and the entrance fee was barely reduced for seeing just the gardens (£6.50 per adult). We wandered round the gardens which were nice, particularly the walled gardens near the house but felt it was still overpriced considering we were only there about an hour and that... More 

1 Thank Laurawilko
County Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited both house and gardens. Guided tour of the house was good and interesting but disappointed in the garden which was well overgrown and needed a lot of dead heading. Apparently there is only one gardener so I really think if they want to charge £6.50 to see the garden it should be in some reasonable order. Clearly this can... More 

Thank susantimmins60
Penrith, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited yesterday to see Pot Fest and Hutton in the Forest. £6 entry gave all day at the festival and in the gardens. Pot Fest was superb with inspiring pieces of ceramic sculpture and functional stoneware. Gardens as good as ever. Food in the tearoom very good.

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2 Thank Apsleybabe16
North East England
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77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A disappointing number of the paths are closed off by 'private' signs. We appreciate that this is also a home, but with a charge of £6.50 per head for the garden alone we hoped to be able to see more. The walled garden was the high point.

Thank Ravelling
Jarrow, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hutton in the Forest is well worth a visit, the house is very interesting and is by guided tour only. The guides are very informative and friendly. The gardens are absolutely beautiful and at the moment are a riot of colour. As soon as you walk into the walled garden the scent of the roses envelops you. There are walks... More 

1 Thank Lasagnelover
Preston, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We visited this lovely house with a group of friends. The house is very interesting and well worth a visit, however the highlight for me was a tour around the stunningly beautiful gardens with the Head Gardener. The scent of the many, many roses hit your nostrils before you even enter the walled garden, and when you go in, what... More 

1 Thank BamberK
York, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The house wasn't open, it was Monday when we visited, but the main attraction for us was the gardens,but having seen the exterior of the houses, we vowed to go back another time to see inside it. Although a grand house, it looks so inviting. What a beautiful place. The setting is fabulous, the gardens are full of beautiful flowers,... More 

2 Thank davidandjanet65
doncaster england
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45 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We went on a tour of the house with a guide called Tony, who was excellent. He was knowledgeable, interesting and approachable. It is a magnificent house and not overly crowded. The grounds are lovely with the best topiary I have ever seen. The café provides lovely snacks and drinks. Well worth a visit

2 Thank Westleigh
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Lovely afternoon in the grounds and gardens of Hutton. A brief short stroll through the woods brought us a carpet of white Ramson flowers. Grounds and walled topiary gardens a pleasure to stroll around. The bonus was a classic car event in the grounds, albeit busy, but plenty of room to move about, and plenty of places for coffee &... More 

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