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Formerly known as The Hospice, St John's House is the oldest habitable dwelling in the town, c.1511. Described by the Royal Commission as: "A Hearth Passage house, the crenellated beams at The Hospice are the only known domestic examples in...more
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St. Johns Court Newcastle Hill, Bridgend CF31 4EY, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really interesting place to visit. Open on the last Saturday of every month. Free entry, but donations very welcome because they are trying to raise funds to buy the house and ensure its preservation.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HappyGirl214
Wendy H, Secretary/Trustee at St John's House Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for your review and we look forward to welcoming you again!

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. A very knowledgeable guide showed us around the building and answered our many questions. We were able to take our time and the guide worked at our pace. There was a treasure hunt and colouring table for the children.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Everydaymemories
Wendy H, Trustee/Secretary at St John's House Trust, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to place your review. It's good to know that our volunteers were able to answer your questions about this fascinating building. We try to make the visit interesting for adults and children and hope to have more dressing up...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018

A must visit for anyone in love with Tudor history. The volunteers are so dedicated to the preservation of this wonderful old house. Please support them.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Melanie F
Wendy H, Secretary/Trustee at St John's House Trust, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Thank you Melanie for your generous review. We all enjoy sharing the history of this beautiful building with our visitors - thank you for your support.

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Amazing wonderful house with so much to offer So much history in Bridgend and did not know Well worth a visit if you love St Fagans Will definitely call in again

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Julia S
Wendy H, Secretary/Trustee at St John's House Trust, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Thank you Julia, so pleased that you have discovered us! It's good to know so many people appreciate this building as much as we do. We look forward to you visiting again.

Reviewed July 2, 2018

Free entry - BUT only open last Saturday of every month. Staffed by volunteers who will show you around, well worth a visit. Quite fascinating.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Wendy H, Secretary / Trustee at St John's House Trust, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you for your kind review - much appreciated! We're pleased that you enjoyed your visit. At present we are only able to open one day a month but hope that this will increase soon.

Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Sometimes following those obscure road signs pays off... Me and my partner just happened to be driving through Bridgend recently when we saw the signs for St Johns House open day, and both being interested in history we thought we would just call by to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank thenoelw
Wendy H, Secretary / Trustee at St John's House Trust, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you so much Noel for your wonderful review! As volunteers we all appreciate such generous praise and to know that all our efforts are worthwhile is a real morale boost. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to this beautiful and mysterious building!

Reviewed April 12, 2018

Entered this historical local treasure with my friend.I was captivated by its history and architecture.We are fortunate that this place is being restored to its original state and being opened to public.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Wendy H, Trustee/Secretary at St John's House Trust, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thank you for visiting the House and for your review. It is indeed a local treasure and we are determined to restore it and keep it open for the Bridgend community to continue to enjoy. Please spread the word!

Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Fascinating building with an incredible history and situated in and near some fantastic castle ruins and old graveyards.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Wendy H, Trustee/Secretary at St John's House Trust, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Thank you Ann for taking the time to review your visit to St John's House. It is indeed an incredible and fascinating building. We're pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.

Reviewed February 4, 2017

We went to the open day in January and had a lovely afternoon. The guides were extreemly helpful and did an amazing job. We will definately go back.More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Jackie W
Wendy H, Secretary/Trustee at St John's House Trust, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2017

Thank you Jackie for taking the time to submit your lovely review on here! We all appreciate it so much when someone speaks kindly of us and it makes our volunteering all worthwhile. You probably know we are open the last Saturday of every month...More

Reviewed January 24, 2017

So much history rein-acted by the people who run it with a great knowledge of the local history, really enjoyed the passion the staff had for there town.More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank MikeP5357
Wendy H, Secretary/Trustee at St John's House Trust, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2017

Thank you Mike for your generous review. It's good to know you enjoyed your visit. Look out for information about up and coming events on our Facebook page. The House is next open this Saturday 28th January from 11am to 3pm and the last Saturday...More

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