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Very good

This place has everything. Very well presented buildings, very informative staff, beautifully kept... read more

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Malcolm T
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Always a dream to visit

I Live locally, and so frequent the house once or twice a year. The staff and volunteers are... read more

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Carly D
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This 19th-century high-Victorian country house is one of the most fascinating in England. Colourful gardens, riverside walks and family friendly cycle trails.
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Bodmin PL30 5AD, England
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Reviewed today

This place has everything. Very well presented buildings, very informative staff, beautifully kept gardens and very good catering facilities. It is well worth a visit.

Thank Malcolm T
Reviewed today via mobile

I Live locally, and so frequent the house once or twice a year. The staff and volunteers are always very friendly and informative, and the site is kept immaculately. The house is so full of treasures and family history, it's just incredible to take in...More

1  Thank Carly D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fantastic national trust property, with superb gardens. We were given a very comprehensive tour of the gardens by a very knowledgeable volunteer guide. Then stopped for a coffee in the excellent courtyard cafe. The house including the kitchens and servant quarters are amazing, so...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This was a lovely place to visit, the gardens are beautiful. We spent the whole day there and would definitely go back again.

Thank Nicola S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great for all ages. Good facilities. The house is amazing and full of interest. Gardens beautiful. Lots of walks. Play ground for children and excellent cafe.

Thank Zillah Z
Reviewed 3 days ago

We love national trust houses to visit and there was an abundance in Devon and Cornwall so much that we will have to return. To be fair we visited and was only interested in the house as we try to fit as many in as...More

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Gorgeous house and grounds. Acres of parkland and woods to walk in. Two good cafes. Excellent parking on two sites. Try the walk from here to the Duchy of Cornwall restaurant and nursery.

Thank George K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You won't ever find another place like this on planet earth! The gardens were incredibly varied and beautiful. The church quaint. The mansion building over-the-top. But the part that grabbed you is the relics and personal effects of a priveledged family in Victorian England. There...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful day here exploring mainly the house as the weather wasn't great but also some time in the lovely gardens, the grounds are huge and would be great for walking on a better day. The detail in the house is amazing, ranging...More

Thank Hilary R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive house with lots to see - the kitchen and prep rooms are particularly interesting, as was the nursery. We also enjoyed walking in the grounds and gardens. We had lunch at the restaurant and that was nice, reasonably priced and good service.

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May 25, 2018|
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Response from JIHAD40 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did not hire one so I am not sure.
Brian E
August 14, 2017|
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Response from sara v | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I didn't see this earlier. As far as I know the answer is no however I'm sure their web site has this info. Hope you enjoy it.
Pat C
May 28, 2017|
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Response from angela s | Reviewed this property |
Saw loads of lovely dogs in the grounds, don't think they are allowed in the house