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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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Wonderful Visit! We arrived just after opening time (11am) and had a really good guided tour as a party of 8. The tour guide was very experienced and well informed -lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Milton Keynes
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm really glad that we are H.H.A. members (Historic Houses Association) as we were able to gain admittance free because the £18 entrance fee for adults is a bit steep. It's very obvious that the Diana, Princess of Wales connection is what draws people to this place. It's quite a long walk from the carpark to the house (most other... More 

1 Thank Jmurdoch726
Bath, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely day at Althorp house this week - it's something I've always wanted to do and a friend bought me a ticket for my birthday so I was very happy ! Plenty of parking - Quite a long walk from the car park , fine for us though and it's a nice walk too . Made better by... More 

1 Thank julie d
Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful Visit! We arrived just after opening time (11am) and had a really good guided tour as a party of 8. The tour guide was very experienced and well informed -lots of interesting facts and time to ask questions. After the tour (approx 1 hour) you are free to wander the Estate which is lovely, made even better by fine... More 

Thank christineZ5398MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have lived a few miles away from the house and thought it was time to visit. Entry fees were a little steep at £17.50 per adult. Parking was fine; but it was a fine day. We walked along the road to the stables cafe, where we enjoyed refreshments. We were told the tours for the house started every thirty minutes.... More 

2 Thank simplesNorthampton
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My slight worry was that there would be too much focus on Princess Diana, but I needn't have worried as she barely got a mention on the absorbing 1 hour tour of the house. Our guide (obviously a paid professional, Anne Marie?) was extremely knowledgeable and took time out to involve the 3 or 4 children on the tour and... More 

Thank mikebutler46
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The group of people touring the house was too big and although very informative it wasn't possible to spend any time looking as we had to rush on to the next room. Photography is not allowed inside.

Thank Diane C
Brackley, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend took me here for my birthday gift and what a lovely place to visit! The staff were so friendly, they really make you feel special. The house is amazing full of lovely antiques and paintings. The tour guide was really knowledgeable. The grounds are immaculate and the lake is very tranquil. The food was really good and the... More 

1 Thank Linda S
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129 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I broke a journey north on the M1 at Althorp House this week and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Tours of the house are run every 30 to 60 minutes and this was comprehensive. The art work in the house is amazing. I learnt a great deal about the history of the Spencer family. This is not a tour about Princess Diana... More 

1 Thank turtonfamily
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have wanted to attend a literary festival for some time and when tickets went on sale for the festival at Althorp, we booked straight away. Various ticket options available but we opted to see two authors on one day, Brian Blessed and Bill Bryson. Upon arrival to the entrance of Althorp there were signs for car parking in a... More 

Thank Sandra W
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed an interesting visit to Althorp, the displays in the stable block were very interesting, the cakes in the cafe were super - the coffee was alps very good. The guided tours whilst very good - the guide was knowledgeable - seemed to concentrate on the paintings too many the mention - Some of the group looked a little... More 

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