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Beautiful house. Great staff

Warm welcome from staff as soon as entered reception and pay area. Can go into garden for free... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Penarth, United Kingdom
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Open gardens

Lovely day out the gardens not up to much but the tour gardener was very informative about layouts... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ann B
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“ghost tour”(24 reviews)
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This superbly restored gentry manor house is no ordinary heritage attraction. History here is tangible. The costumed servants of the house are living and working in 1645 and allow you to share and engage in their world. Fires crackle, candles...more
Gelligaer Road | Nelson, Caerphilly, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a review for afternoon tea, not the place as a whole. Llancaiach Fawr is a lovely place to visit. But the afternoon tea was almost inedible. Flavourless "plastic" sandwiches with cheap bread. shop-bought cakes. Rock-hard, dry scones. There is no excuse for poor...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Warm welcome from staff as soon as entered reception and pay area. Can go into garden for free ( not the largest) or at to enter the manor. Members of staff reinact staff from days gone by . They were brilliant and quite funny. House...More

Thank maggie1966
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely day out the gardens not up to much but the tour gardener was very informative about layouts .The interior of house brilliant staff dressed 16th century costume and knew all about the house in 16th century .Well worth visit will take grandchildren next time

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today we had a reservation made for lunch for my birthday as a family we were looking forward to it as the manor had been so well recommended by everyone. Unfortunately service was awful from the start to the end even though we were only...More

Thank Caitlin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous morning we had here. The displays telling the history are excellent. Not overloading you with information but enough to make you go away saying well I never knew that. The manor house with costumed characters was excellent as were the gardens. Best...More

Thank Mulhuis
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

I visited with a group of friends for afternoon tea - although we booked for lunch time on a Friday afternoon. I had prebooked a few weeks prior to this and paid a deposit, which I think is acceptable, as the food is prepared prior...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Excellent day out, the restaurant was very good the meals excellent value as was the house tour the tour takes about an hour an half and the time flew by as the servants were so interesting.

Thank roscwmbran
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Our little girls, a two-year-old and a five-year-old, thoroughly enjoyed the visit - especially the kitchen. They were also intrigued/bemused by the weaponry. The staff, as usual, were great.

Thank Dafman72
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This place is a joy. From the moment you pay your very reasonable entrance fee, you are thrown back to the days of the Civil War. The receptionist was very friendly and interested in us, where we had been etc, and this was the start...More

Thank ZaksAngel
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Attended a fantastic workshop on Saturday 26th May at Llancaiach Fawr Manor. For £35 I had a day workshop with all the materials, equipment and step by step instruction so that by the end of the day I came home with a leather bound book.It...More

Thank Lin P
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Response from FitzFamily23 | Reviewed this property |
Havent done the ghost but the tour and afternoon tea was well worth it