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Address: Althorp House Rugby Rd. | off the A428, Northampton NN7 4HQ, England
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One of Northants great houses

Love this area and it's history , beautiful house and villages near by . Visited as part of the food festival here well worth a visit not over crowded like other foodie events and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this area and it's history , beautiful house and villages near by . Visited as part of the food festival here well worth a visit not over crowded like other foodie events and great to visit house whilst it has a lot of Diana history the house is much more a great gem in northants

Thank Bjmi
Northampton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

House and gardens maintained to the highest standard. Our visit was enhanced by the house and gardens being opened on Princess Dianna anniversary. Very moving experience. Beautiful lake. Guides are very knowledgeable, enjoy their excursion, and showing you the house.

1 Thank 95NMH
Northampton, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

A great place to go if you want a bit of culture. Not usually open but when we went it was a lovely place.

Thank scott_norville
Daventry, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

This beautiful Country House has a very fine selection of outstanding paintings but the place is never open except for rare occasions in the summer

1 Thank Christopher G
Northampton, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2017

One has a guided tour of Althorp and we were in a very small group. Most of the tour focuses on the paintings, especially as the house itself is not that interesting. Our guide was excellent and some of the pictures were fascinating. The grounds are lovely to walk round, the memorial to princess Diana is in a very peaceful... More 

Thank MarionAve66
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Interesting information from our guide about the history of the family and the house. The gardens and grounds are very pretty, they had a bird of prey event on which was fun to see.

1 Thank LinDo368
Northampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2016

The wife and i live close to Althorp house,we have revisited on a few occassions,the staff are very helpfull and polite,the house is fantastic lovely gift shop were we met earl spencer,serving in the gift shop,lovely guy, they also put on great entertainment certain times of the year.We arrived on one visit,and noticed lots of guys moving lighting equipment,thinking they... More 

2 Thank Tony M
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Lovely house and very knowledgeable/friendly guide. Good to see Diana's resting place too. Well worth a visit.

Thank PapaBun
Swindon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Just the place to go if you are interested in seeing old houses, & are interested in the recent past, this was the fa ily home of the Spencer's princess Di is buried their. A great place to visit, either for couples or Family's. Plenty of history & good walks

Thank Angela W
Northampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We were taken round by our guide, Diane who's knowledge of the family, house and contents was incredible. A very interesting couple of hours preceded by an excellent lunch in the cafe. All the staff very extremely fruendly and polite. A lovely way to spend a rainy day in Northamptonshire!

1 Thank Fiona C

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