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Lovely parkland

You can park here for free and enjoy the parkland and then walk through the park into Stamford... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SueTimmis
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Country House

Personally I thought that Burghley House is the best country house that I've visited in many a long... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
B3560LQa53lanf
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Paris, France
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This historic Elizabethan house (circa 1587) features a serpentine park that was designed by Lancelot Brown and a gothic greenhouse and stables.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Stamford PE9 3JY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can park here for free and enjoy the parkland and then walk through the park into Stamford. It’s a lovely, easy flat walk about a mile and a half long into the town. We didn’t go into the house and formal gardens as I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Personally I thought that Burghley House is the best country house that I've visited in many a long day. Stunning ceilings.. interesting gardens .. tickets valid for a whole year. Give it a miss for horse trials unless you love horse's !

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grand privately owned stately home. About half an hour's walk from Stamford station or large car park. Good introductory AV and then decent number of rooms to see. Wonderful art collection and interiors. Very friendly and knowledgeable guides. Some places to sit whilst on the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice couple of hours spent in he park, cannot believe I have lived in the area for over 30 years and never visited before.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want historic value then Burghley House has an abundance, It is steeped in history. It is a stunning example of Elizabethan history and the guided tours I am sure will be good.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Told this was a must see house and I have to agree. Stunning. The history, the rooms, everything really. The gardens were a slight disappointment, more a park. The sculptures made the garden walk interesting. The Garden of Surprises was enjoyable. If you have children...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jeff Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

This magnificent stately home is almost beyond description. There is so much history and beauty as well as the most exceptional exhibits and paintings; you get lost in wonderment. Parking is close to the entrance with disabled closer still and good parking for coaches. There...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Barry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Burghley House is a must see if you’re in Stamford. It has a lovely feel, almost homely for a house this size and the guides are a hoot. They are so knowledgeable but humerus too and can regale many a tale. The art work is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house looks so impressive and once you enter the ceilings are magnificent. The room guides are very helpful, but you will need stamina as there are so many interconnecting rooms. Well worth a visit, and if you don't manage to see it all plus...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went with a friend who had been before. It was expesive to get in at £19.50, but we were given an annual pass just for agreeing to gift aid (which was always do anyway). It was worth the entry fee because...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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barter845
July 18, 2018|
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Response from marksC3771EI | Reviewed this property |
No unfortunately not as it’s a separate trust owned property.
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david_douglas500
June 12, 2018|
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Response from david_douglas500 | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn't it be helpful to receive an answer from Burghley House management. So far, the issue has been fudged. If the main attractions - The Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Chatsworth, Blenheim and others can make full... More
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Mrs pauline L
May 21, 2018|
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Response from BurghleyHouse | Property representative |
Thank you for query. We are owned by an independent charity, not the National Trust and so we do not accept National Trust membership for admission.
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