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Since 2006 Doddington has been our much-loved family home. We have continued Claire’s parents work in devoting ourselves to the upkeep, repair and progression of the Doddington Estate including; the development of the Farm Shop, Bike Shop, Cafe...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped here on the way home from the Lincoln Christmas market and so glad we did. This is a charming family home with masses of interesting history which had been decorated this year as a tribute to the Christmas tree. ( last year was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Jacqui b
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had our son’s and daughter-in-law’s wedding here. We had rent of the cottages for some guests and bridal party to stay in. The wedding ceremony took place in the church and wedding photos around the grounds of the Hall. The reception and evening party...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 159SamuelG159
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited today to pick out our first real Christmas tree and we couldn’t fault our experience. We were greeted by a member of staff named Jordan on arrival who offered to help us. We decided to have a look around ourselves and he said...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank natalie_104
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit today 7/12/2018. Very disappointed by the tiredness of the building and decorations especially the trees in the hall on the upper floor which had little decorations on apart from spray snow and a few trains underneath. My sister and I took my mother for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank soleish379
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Christmas trees go every year... best in Lincolnshire.. been 4 times this year and staff always happy to help

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hollandiniho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our visit to see Doddington Hall Christmas decorations. Very imaginative display based on their own home grown trees. The guides were full of knowledge and enthusiasm . The lady who encouraged us to “dress up” as a tree was lovely. We were so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank mandmj55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am sorry to say I was a bit disappointed . After visiting the wonderful garden sculptures in the summer I was looking forward to this. But I found the trees a little drab and the dried decorations dull, and sparse. Improvements could be made...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maureen F
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Maureen, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that some of the Christmas decorations were not to your taste. All of our decorations our made by our family, staff and volunteers and they all work incredibly hard to plan and design...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems a shame to write this review having spent an enjoyable couple of hours and coming home with a beautiful christmas tree however it was let down by the loud and somewhat intimidating member of staff who kept pestering us. Please remedy asap to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank walkingsarah
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review. We're so sorry to hear that you felt our customer service did lot live up to your expectations. Here at Doddington we pride ourselves on our customer service and apologise if a helpful member of staff came across as overbearing....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Winter Craft Fair in the Shops area at Doddington Hall this last weekend. Although there was some beautifully made crafts (if you could get to see them) it was extremely difficult to get around as there were too many stalls packed into a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sylvia H
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sylvia, Many thanks for your feedback regarding the Winter Craft Fair. Whilst the event is held in the Coach House, it is organised and delivered by an external team and we will be passing on your feedback to them to ensure that future fairs...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

We spent 2-3 hours at Doddington Hall and Gardens today. It was well worth it. The house is fascinating and has some lovely furniture and pictures which have been there and owned by the family for hundreds of years. One of the most amazing facts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank janfizz
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Many thanks for your feedback and kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Hall today. It still is a much loved family home and we're thrilled you found the history interesting. We do hope we can welcome you back again...More

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sheilaawley
November 29, 2017|
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Response from ClaireBirch | Property representative |
Many thanks for your question and please accept our apologies in a delayed response as we have only just received this alert from Trip Advisor. We do hope that you enjoyed the Hall and the decorations. The ground floor of... More
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gcrawford2014
November 14, 2017|
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Response from christopherhemswell | Reviewed this property |
There are leaflets available at the Hall and also at the Lincoln Tourist Office at the top of Steep Hill.
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skevsy
April 22, 2017|
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Response from ClaireBirch | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your enquiry. The afternoon tea is £12.50 per person and is served Monday to Saturday. Please get in touch with our restaurant and ask for Amy, to discuss the details of this booking and we can let you... More
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