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Burghley House

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Address: Burghley House Burghley Park, Stamford PE9 3JY, England
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+44 1780 752451
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This historic Elizabethan house (circa 1587) features a serpentine park...

This historic Elizabethan house (circa 1587) features a serpentine park that was designed by Lancelot Brown and a gothic greenhouse and stables.

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Beautiful

Burghley house is a beautiful experience! The grounds of this estate are beautiful with wild deers, rivers and open spaces there is plenty to do! We went with a large group and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Burghley house is a beautiful experience! The grounds of this estate are beautiful with wild deers, rivers and open spaces there is plenty to do! We went with a large group and took our dogs, everyone is so pleasant and it's a really nice walk or day out! We will go frequently and highly recommend this to anyone!

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Lincolnshire, Uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love coming here! It's such a popular place but it's so nice to walk round such beautiful grounds and blow the cobwebs away. Free parking too...woohoo! The sculpture gardens are always lovely to walk round as they change each year and the fun of the water gardens never get old. Looking forward to coming back in spring!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to one of the Spooky Tours at Burghley House near Halloween this year and we've been talking about it ever since. It is *not* appropriate for small children, it really is very scary, but it is absolutely hilarious at the same time. The whole group of us were screaming and then laughing all the way... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Burghley for the Christmas Fayre in November, very busy but lots of lovely ideas. Food area was very good a few stalls had samples before you bought anything, which helps with your purchases.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

We visited here with family and expected it to be quite similar to other country houses / national-trust style properties, but this exceeded all expectations. We started with a tour of the house and were really impressed, the guides in each of the rooms brought the place to life and shared so many interesting stories with us - they really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

Yep, another house. Once we found it. An ongoing problem for vistor's like us is we use our GPS via website post codes. Most places don't have a specific code for tourist entrances which is a big hassle. It took us twenty minutes and the help of three locals to end up in the right location. Was very poorly signed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

We have visited on many occasions. During the summer the gardens are a joy to wander around and the water gardens are fun, especially if accompanied by children, who can spend hours enjoying the surprises within. However, as previously mentioned, the entrance fee for the gardens is expensive. The house too is certainly worth a visit, very interesting, with a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Apart from the rip off price to visit the gardens. Everything here is great. The grounds are stunning, with red kites flying over.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We came to walk the pumpkin trail but saw it's the same old boards dotted about as last year. I don't believe it to be value for money at all let alone imaginative. My 6 yr old knew where every point was given their repetition. Our trip was made worse by poor customer service in the cafe. Some young chap... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

lots to see, very friendly staff and market traders, plenty of organised parking, well worth a visit , it was my first time there but not my last

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