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Address: Althorp House Rugby Rd. | off the A428, Northampton NN7 4HQ, England
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Fascinating place

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 24, 2016
PapaBun
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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank LinDo368
Northampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

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

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Thank PapaBun
Swindon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This was an interesting afternoon visit to a beautiful family estate. I learned about some of the Althorp family members while strolling through the house and grands.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I visited Althorp on a sunny day in August with my husband and eleven year old son and, although it was during the summer holidays, it was a very quiet and relaxing trip. We spent a lot of time wandering around the grounds, which are beautifully kept, and the highlight was walking round the lake where Princess Diana is buried.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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138 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Highlight of highlights, we got to meet Charles Spencer, have a talk and he signed his book. Charles Spencer was everything I expected after watching him during the mourning of his sister Lady Diana. He was also up with current affairs in Australia including the fact that Brisbane had just recently opened a new children's hospital. The fact that the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
65 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Visitors treated as ' guests', very informative tours and a great wealth of history. The family are still there and take a pride in it and this makes the difference. Excellent place to visit, do join HHA!

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