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Polesden Lacey

Polesden Lacey House Polesden Lacey House Polesden Lacey House Great Bookham, Great Bookham RH5 6BD, England
+44 1372 452048
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Spectacular view from the lawns

I read an earlier review where someone had commented on rude staff. Our experience could not have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MrsMichy
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London, United Kingdom
Good day out, possibly a long one

We had a nice time a few days ago, the house was interesting and the grounds well kept. Our only... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Elizayne
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South Devon, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent62%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“national trust” (187 reviews)
“beautiful house” (42 reviews)
“room guides” (16 reviews)
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Polesden Lacey House Polesden Lacey House Polesden Lacey House Great Bookham, Great Bookham RH5 6BD, England
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+44 1372 452048

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I read an earlier review where someone had commented on rude staff. Our experience could not have been further from this statement. I visited with my daughter and grandson yesterday and yes it was a week day, so was not too busy. However, we were...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a nice time a few days ago, the house was interesting and the grounds well kept. Our only complaint is regarding the walks, their is some major inconsistencies (ie not correlating with those on the website) and lack of proper sign posting along...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a fascinating and lovely house and although we have been many times before, we headed here on Easter Sunday. The house was set up with an Asian theme with additional rooms to explore which was a bonus. The cafe is very good...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a wet day over the Easter weekend, so we didn’t go through the gardens, but they are well worth a stroll on a good day. Before we started we had a snack tea in the cafe. The service was, frankly, slow. It was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely gardens, beautiful house, great coffee shop, nice walks for family, friends and dogs as well. Easy to park, easy to use, and friendly people.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a few hours today. This place is run by the National trust, try and book up house tickets times a few days earlier. We have been here a few times over the years. A lovely house filled with items mainly from Asia...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warm and enthusiastic welcome at the ticket office from a new recruit and an older hand advising us of the links of the house with Scotland (we have Scottish NT membership) and the playground for our 4 year old son to explore. Great views...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As NT members we visited today (we wouldn’t have forked out £20+ for this dull experience!) We took our mini dachshund and immediately noticed the plethora of signs telling us where dogs were NOT permitted (shops, cafe, gardens, most pathways) So we ended up walking...More

Thank Brian P
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Laura D, Marketing Officer at Polesden Lacey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit, I was disappointed to read your comments when we do try to make visits enjoyable for all our visitors. We do try hard to find a balance for all our visitors, both with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Date: 25/03/2018 time:12:34. Price was £13.60 each adult and is not on display when entering, the play area is just logs screwed together and you need to hold your child to play on them as it’s dangerous on there own, and a chess board (...More

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Laura D, Marketing Officer at Polesden Lacey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent visit to Polesden Lacey. I was disappointed to read your comments when we do try to make visits enjoyable for all our visitors. Our entry prices are displayed outside our visitor reception and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a long standing NT Member and Volunteer at another NT property but I was pleasantly stuck by thevwonderful team of volunteers. From a trainee to veteran volunteers everyone smiled, were welcomimg and most engaging...well team the volunteer team. The house is an historic...More

Thank Geraldmm
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559maggiep
July 2, 2017|
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Response from Trendetter | Reviewed this property |
Definitely picnic friendly!
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James E
April 16, 2017|
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Response from queenbunnyluv | Reviewed this property |
Located at the start.
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Lorraine182
December 29, 2016|
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Response from Melanie K | Reviewed this property |
There are areas where you can take leads off dogs, but no near the house or gardens.
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