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Lord Leycester Hospital

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A 12th century building, still standing!

This is one of the oldest buildings around, but it looks as fabulous inside as it looks inthe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AnnlizM208
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Buckhurst Hill, United Kingdom
Time travel without a tardis

There was filming at Lord Leycester Hospital at the time of our visit (A Christmas Carol, screening... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
happyVG
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the oldest buildings around, but it looks as fabulous inside as it looks inthe outside. There is a cafe running there which offers nice soups and sandwiches. So if in Warwick, pop by and you will also be helping the ex-servicemen...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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LordLeycester, Public Relations Manager at Lord Leycester Hospital, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review,our buildings have stood the test of time and still look amazing! We are a registered charity so ticket and gift shop sales all go back into the preservation of the Hospital and its values so that we can continue...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

There was filming at Lord Leycester Hospital at the time of our visit (A Christmas Carol, screening BBC in Dec 2019) so we couldn't go inside but it is quite a sight to behold from the exterior. In the middle of June, it was covered...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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LordLeycester, Public Relations Manager at Lord Leycester Hospital, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We are sorry that you were unable to get inside the buildings, however we are glad that you got to experience the stunning frontage of the Hospital, especially in all its Victorian glory! We look forward to seeing you in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a marvellous place to visit away from the hustle and bustle of the madding crowd associated with the castle. A wonderful introduction at the ticket office and purchase of the guide book is a must (very reasonable price). The medieval buildings and gardens have...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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LordLeycester, Public Relations Manager at Lord Leycester Hospital, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit and the guidebook that you purchased. We hope you can drop by again in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Advised to visit this place from a person we met in Coventry and what a find. Doesn't come up on the searches about what to see near Coventry or Warwick which is a real shame because it is a little gem. It is one of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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LordLeycester, Public Relations Manager at Lord Leycester Hospital, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! Our written guidesheets are incredibly popular with our visitors and we also have an audiovisual guide called Warwick Town of Treasures which can be downloaded free from you app store. It offers another way to get involved in the history...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to go to. So much history to see. The chapel is beautiful and the Great Hall is outstanding. The gardens, whilst still requiring some work, are very relaxing places to sit in. Please note that the Hospital is not open 3rd to 6th...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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LordLeycester, Public Relations Manager at Lord Leycester Hospital, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dave, thank you for your review! Our buildings are a stunning example of medieval architecture and our chapel is even older! We are glad you enjoyed a relaxing seat in the garden and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing site, you can feel the history seeping out of every corner. Chapel, Guildhall, Great Hall, each one fascinating and beautiful. Half close your eyes and you can see Warwick the kingmaker or Robert Dudley striding through the hall. Loved it. Added bonus was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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LordLeycester, Public Relations Manager at Lord Leycester Hospital, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review! We like to imagine Robert Dudley or Thomas Oken roaming the halls too! We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place lived up to the reviews suggesting something unique and unusual. We met two lovely ex-soldiers still benefiting from the legacy of Elizabeth I's favourite, Lord Dudley. They both live in the building and gave us lots of interesting and useful information. The self-guided...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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LordLeycester, Public Relations Manager at Lord Leycester Hospital, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your glowing review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Lord Leycester. Our Brethren are full of stories about the Hospital and love to share! It is clear that you enjoyed our written guidesheet so why not try our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While walking around Warwick came across this excellent old building and took the self guided tour, At a few pounds entry its well worth the visit , you are given a printed sheet when you purchase your ticket which explains all the interesting facts, half...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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LordLeycester, Public Relations Manager at Lord Leycester Hospital, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, Steven! Our printed tour is incredibly insightful when you're wandering around our Medieval Gem but we also have an audiovisual guide in the form of an app called "Warwick Town of Treasures" which is just as interesting. We hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this wonderful old timbered building last Tuesday. We were introduced to its history by one of its residents. There was so much more to this complex than we realised and we enjoyed that we were able to explore in our own time. We...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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LordLeycester, Public Relations Manager at Lord Leycester Hospital, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Our gardens look great at this time of year and have been enjoyed by many over the years, we hope that you can visit us again in the summer months when our garden is at full bloom!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has so much history that anyone with an interest in the subject must visit this place. The Brethren are extremely knowledgeable and always keen to answer questions. They in themselves have many stories to tell. There is an excellent film about the place...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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LordLeycester, Public Relations Manager at Lord Leycester Hospital, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Anthony! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit and found it interesting. There are many more displays and points of interest to come in the future so make sure that you keep you eyes open! We look forward to...More

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Bikersanon
March 13, 2018|
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Response from LordLeycester | Property representative |
Hi, yes there is a charge. On our website if you click on visitor information and then scroll down the admission charges are there. Adults – £8.50* Children – £5.00 (ages 5-18: under 5 free) Concessions – £6.50... More
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FSardinha
October 19, 2017|
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Response from TLPaul | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a living museum (some parts dating back to 1300) as it is occupied by ex Service people (called the Master and Brethren) who also act as guides. There is an entrance fee and a separate (very good) cafe selling... More
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Shinypeeps
June 16, 2015|
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Thank you. I have been now - must write a review! Had a good hour and a half mooch around and a nice cuppa in the tea room :)
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