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Address: Althorp House Rugby Rd. | off the A428, Northampton NN7 4HQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1604 770107
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Understated elegance!

We visited on a beautiful, sunny Friday, not many people around which was encouraging. The walk from the carpark was pleasant, nice cafe with limited menu, sandwiches, soup or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Sue00do
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North West England, United Kingdom
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Rushden, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely Northamptonshire house,set in some attractive countryside,all going well so far.? Well we thought that as the guided tour got under way,all was ok,until our guide went into portrait overload,how many priceless pictures do you need to know about.? The tour lasted an hour,but would have been far more enjoyable if it was lasting for just 30 minutes. The... More 

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North West England, United Kingdom
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140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited on a beautiful, sunny Friday, not many people around which was encouraging. The walk from the carpark was pleasant, nice cafe with limited menu, sandwiches, soup or cake. The staff were very polite and helpful, we sat in the courtyard for lunch and later, after the tour of the house and a short walk around the lake and... More 

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Uk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really disappointing grounds with minimal flowers and very little colour. A very boring tour of the house meant this was a pretty disappointing visit The owners could make more effort to make this somewhere really worth visiting.........compared to the likes of Blenheim and Waddesdon, it simply is not in their league

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited on 2nd August and enjoyed every second. Our tour guide Emily was brilliant, incredibly informative, and able to answer questions asked by other guests. All staff were friendly, and the food and drink in the beautiful cafe was lovely.

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Thank ncastk
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived about mid day and was really surprise to see it not busy. The walk from the car park is fairly long but equally very pleasant. A very attractive approach to the house with plenty of friendly staff around to help. We did the guided tour which was informative. A nice stately home, without being too grand and good... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Let me say first that the lady tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable. However, the house has many, many, many, many old portraits and the tour narrative focuses for 90% of the time on who was who. After the second room this started to get tedious, by the end I vowed never to look at an old portrait again.... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful day out in the rolling Northamptonshire countryside, Althorp house offers history, memories of Princess Diana, a good cafe with plenty of seating, gift shop and charm in spades !

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Thank joannayardley
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour of this stately home was the most informative, interesting, absorbing and well-balanced I have ever experienced. Not only was Anne-Marie incredibly knowledgeable about the history, art work and artefacts, but she also managed to make her presentation humourous, interactive, appealing and relevant to a wide audience. The house is quite stunning and we enjoyed some quiet contemplation about... More 

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has it all, long driveways, stately rooms, wonderful gardens and a huge collection of books and portraits, as well as being the final resting place of Princess Di. Guided tours of the house take place every half hour by young, knowledgeable and well spoken people. Although this knowledge appears to be very much limited by what appears in... More 

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Thank Graham S
essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely day at Althorp , dispute the Long walk from the car park it was worth it. The house was beautiful inside and out.The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the house and the paintings and very Witty.saw the island where Diana's brave was. Had a lovely cream tea.would recommend.

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