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Kirby Hall

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Address: Deene, Corby NN17 3EN, England
Phone Number: 01536 203230
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We found this amazing EH site almost deserted. Built to impress Elizabeth I, it certainly impressed us. You enter as guests would have done through a great walled courtyard to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
DickTravels
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Outside Basingstoke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found this amazing EH site almost deserted. Built to impress Elizabeth I, it certainly impressed us. You enter as guests would have done through a great walled courtyard to face a huge gateway. The free audio guide takes you through this into the inner courtyard. Guests would have known that they were to use the right hand side rooms... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though a lot of the hall is a ruin the guided tour makes it all come alive and takes you back to the past and living the lives of those who were there before . The guide to the restoration is also one of the most informative I have come across with restoration techniques well explained. There is a... More 

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Thank 929Buzz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I did the audio tour which was very informative and gave plenty of information whilst we walked around the ruin. The gardens were beautiful and it was easy to find! Would recommend a visit to anyone in the local area.

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1 Thank James C
Leicester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know it sounds daft to say improved for a ruin but the audio guide is very good and the guidebook written by Lucy Worsley is brilliant. I have been coming here for 40 years and it is now cleaned up and well cared for with good custodians and a fair shop. Lots of room for youngsters to play with... More 

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2 Thank oldhenry21
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of information signs explaining the history of this grand hall. Lovely gardens. Overall a very pleasant visit.

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Thank Mel F
England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are nearby this is well worth a visit. Only restored up to a point but still magnificent. With charming gardens it is a brilliant spot to have a picnic. The Peacocks are just an added bonus.

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Thank Hotelier16
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place it must have been magnificent when built. English Heritage are making inroads trying to renovate some rooms. It is a huge mostly ruined building but so lovely. The garden is very good and laid out as it once was. There are quite a few peacocks who were very pleased to give us a splendid show of their tail... More 

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Thank Anita T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely day out. It wasn't too busy, maybe a couple of other small groups. The grounds are very well kept. We had the audio tour and there's a lot of information to listen to as you go around which was good. The peacocks were out for mating season when we were there and they were beautiful birds,... More 

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Thank Nimesha P
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took 2 of my grandchildren to visit Kirby Hall. It is a ruin but the great hall and a couple of rooms are intact and you can wander about in the rooms. There is also an history of Kirby Hall in pictures and a plan of the Hall which shows the kitchens etc. The gardens have been restored to... More 

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Thank Christine K
Corby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice out of town place for a Sunday afternoon visit. Very quiet with large gardens and peacocks. The hall is partly refurbrished, for a 30min - 1 hour visit

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