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This is a true mid Georgian property full of furniture of the time, the guides are really helpful and full of information, the only down side is the cost to go in 7.50 to look in 6 rooms this was not worth the admission cost....More
We visited between Christmas and new year and the stunning decorations were still on display. The information to read related to a Georgian Christmas and the volunteers were very friendly and knowledgeable. My daughter enjoyed doing the challenges about the cocks and the mice
I love going round Fairfax House, with its glorious collection of C18th furniture and artefacts collected by chocolate’s Mr Terry. Volunteers stewarding the rooms are very knowledgeable and talk about the house, its history and that of the family, which is very interesting. It’s a...More
Went here on a day out last year and loved it. This is a glorious old building that has some lovely old rooms that are as far as i am aware kept in the manner they were build in during the Georgian period.
We have previously visited Fairfax House when it has been traditionally dressed for Christmas, but on this occasion, we were particularly impressed with the knowledge and helpfulness of the room guides, who clearly love the house and love sharing their knowledge with the visitors.
After living in York for years we have overlooked here thinking, it looks small so won't even try. How wrong could we be, the staff on entering were so welcoming and informative and explained in detail about a special hunt for my 10 year old.the...More
This house was a very nice surprise and is definitely for those who want a small window into the past.
For those who have been to the large summer rural estates such as Chatsworth House this is the other half of the year a nice...More