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A hidden gem, but with more potential

The Grange is a Greek temple in the Hampshire countryside with a sad history of decay and neglect... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2019
Ian C
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London, United Kingdom
Faded grandeur

The Grange at Northington is about 15 minutes drive from Winchester on country roads. It is often... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2019
Philmex1
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

The Grange is a Greek temple in the Hampshire countryside with a sad history of decay and neglect. The neo-classical building stands alongside the river in a natural landscaped garden designed by the Scottish architect Robert Adam. In 1804, Henry Drummond commissioned the architect William...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 21, 2019

The Grange at Northington is about 15 minutes drive from Winchester on country roads. It is often used as an opera venue and whilst I was there I noticed that preparations were underway for an event in June. It's a peaceful place, a bit off...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2019

A Neo Classical Country House with an Ancient Greek Temple facade is welcoming the viewer in this beautiful setting. The house is currently not occupied, but it doesn't really matter as there is such a captivating ambience here. It is so beautiful in the Upper...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

First of all I would like to write that it was quite something to try to drive close enough to park but after several lanes that lead to locked gates I decided to park near the local stable's and working farm and walk about three...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

With a friend, my wife and I recently attended the final dress rehearsal of Handel's "Agrippina" at this English Heritage property in the theatre there. The performance was first class, with excellent singing from the cast (which included THREE counter-tenors) and the staging/theatricals were fantastic,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Having been invited by Porsche Portsmouth to attend their 70th birthday event, we went in convoy to the Grange. On arrival about 70 Porsche of all types were parked in a circle in the front of the house. We all then went in for lunch...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Couldn't believe the reviews and how hidden away in the English Heritage book this is. Along quite a long farm track but a magnificent place and setting. You cannot go inside but quiet, easy parking, free and probably ideal for a picnic in the summer....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

We spent about one half hours here walking around the outside of the building as it is being renovated. They hold opera here and used to be owned by families but now part of the National Trust.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Approached the building to find the carpark empty , building all shuttered up and no sign of life , if it wasn't for the well maintained grounds , small electric golf buggy type thing & catering trays outside one of the doors I would have...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Phil C
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

We attended the pre opera open day, fabulous event. Got to go inside the house again but the grounds are open all year for visiting. Take a picnic and enjoy. Good views.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Response from InezB | Reviewed this property |
Afraid not. No facilities whatsoever. A great shame as a great place
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As others, no accommodation
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