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Pleasant afternoon

A ‘must do’ is the introductory talk. Really sets the scene for a wander round this lovely house... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SFWOxford
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Typical National Trust Experience

Fans of the National Trust will know what to expect and wont be disappointed. It is a lovely brick... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeff1903
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King's Lynn
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fans of the National Trust will know what to expect and wont be disappointed. It is a lovely brick built house with nice gardens. It has a tea room and offers introductory guided tours. The unique attraction is the association with Beatrix Potter and there...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here on our way to Norfolk to break the journey. House does not open until 1pm Gardens and cafe open earlier, cafe was a bit expensive £20 for two sandwiches and two soft drinks and a sausage roll, although they were all hand...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Keith H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is essential to listen to the introductory talk about Melford Hall. The talk puts matters into perspective as you walk around at your leisure afterwards. The guides en route are excellent and are exceptionally knowledgeable. The history of the Hall is fascinating - it...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank marple5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A ‘must do’ is the introductory talk. Really sets the scene for a wander round this lovely house. Very interesting- the room guides are very keen to tell you all about the house and how Beatrix Potter used to visit regularly. Very nice cafe and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank SFWOxford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting, with helpful guides. Much more to see than expected. Fully recommended. Superb cream tea too.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Deb L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful visit. We had a good introductory talk and then wandered around ourselves. Beatrix Potter stayed here as she was a cousin of the owners. One wing burnt down in WW2 as the army had requisitioned it and were of course careless. The restoration was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Maturity
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Car parking was a little way from the house but nice to walk through the garden. There was an introduction talk before the house opened which was very useful. The house was well laid out and had a lot of things to look at Coffee...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kimbames
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great time we had here, the staff made it so informative and explained everything, great to place to visit especially all about Beatrix potter

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jonrat1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entry was okay at £9 base price and although a limited number of rooms lots to see and a clear link to Beatrix potter which I did not know about. It was hot day but the grounds were wonderful with a cafe on site and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank julian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a pre-booked group of 20 visiting the hall. The greeting at the entrance was very friendly and surprisingly easy. We had lunch as soon as we arrived, which was lovely. This was followed by a talk that was interesting and engaging. Then we...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Donandjohn1
January 17, 2015|
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Response from Philip W | Property representative |
Unfortunately we will be closed. The House and Garden will re-open on Wednesday 1 April. We will be open Wednesday to Sunday from 1 to 5pm plus Bank Holiday Mondays until Sunday 1 November.
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