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Address: Layer Marney CO5 9US, England
Phone Number: 01206 330 784
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Tudor tower

Superb Tudor tower definitely worth the climb up to see the views from the roof. There is a lovely garden and don't miss the church and great hall. There are some farmyard... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
jlynch841
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Superb Tudor tower definitely worth the climb up to see the views from the roof. There is a lovely garden and don't miss the church and great hall. There are some farmyard animals.

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sarah o, Manager at Layer Marney Tower, responded to this review

Glad you had a good visit. Thanks so much for the feedback More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Layer Marney Tower is worth popping in if you're in the area. Do check website to see if there is anything happening on the day you plan to go. Our visit coincided with a bit of farm activities - including a tractor ride, and a vintage car rally. Cafe and shop are ok though nothing special. Nice to wonder around... More 

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sarah o, Manager at Layer Marney Tower, responded to this review

Thanks for feed back much appreciated. Agree, best to check web site to see if anything on. Some people like to come when it is peaceful, others like a bit of activity! More 

Maldon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my 2 young grandchildren aged 2 and 5 today. We spent a lovely afternoon having a dance in the great hall, playing in the gardens and climbing the tower. The lady who guided us in the tower really made it. Thank you. Your resident cat is so gentle and friendly too. Thank you for a lovely time. Also your... More 

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sarah o, Manager at Layer Marney Tower, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review about your visit to Layer Marney Tower. We are so pleased that you and your grandchildren had a happy day. Glad you liked the cat, she is very popular and loves people. More 

Manningtree, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Layer Marney towers today. The towers, gardens and long hall are lovely and we we spent a very enjoyable hour or so there before we decided to visit the stable tea room. We foolishly chose to have a ploughmans each ( 1 ham, 1 cheese). The cheese had been cut for some time (days) and was... More 

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sarah o, Manager at Layer Marney Tower, responded to this review

I am so sorry you had this bad experience in the Tea Room. It was the first day for the young man who was running it yesterday and I can only put it down to inexperience. We have had a chat to him and he is very sorry indeed. More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

From the moment I arrived and was met by one of the owners I was made welcome. The visit started with coffee and cake and a brief history of Layer Marney and the Tower. The tour that followed was excellent, my guide was one of the owners and she was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and put me at ease. She was knowledgeable... More 

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sarah o, Manager at Layer Marney Tower, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review of the recent tour you had at Layer Marney Tower. The Invitation to View tours are particularly good for individuals or small groups and are held on specific days throughout the year. We look forward to welcoming you here again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Definitely worth a visit as not only is the Tower impressive with wonderful views from the top, the gardens are lovely to walk round with a most unusual chicken house plus the farming shed and animals to see. Able to have a very enjoyable light lunch there and places to sit awhile with a well stocked and very reasonable shop... More 

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sarah o, Manager at Layer Marney Tower, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the fabulous review. I will forward it onto our staff, it is so encouraging. We are glad you had a good visit, we think there is nowhere nicer, but it is great when we have such a positive response from our visitors. More 

Essex,UK
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114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We came here a few years ago, can't remember when, but this is such a great place to visit at any time of year. Today, the sun was shining, we had a picnic, and we were part of the Ferrari Owners group meeting in the field behind the house. We had a great time, looked round the house and were... More 

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sarah o, Manager at Layer Marney Tower, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review we really do appreciate good reviews. Glad you had a nice time. Fantastic cars on Sunday, gleaming in the sun. We loved having you with us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Layer Marney is a delightful house in a great position. The owners could not have been more helpful and informative.

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sarah o, Manager at Layer Marney Tower, responded to this review

Dear Margaret Thank you so much for your Trip Advisor report, we are delighted you had a good time. More 

London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

It's a beautiful place to visit but there isn't really that much to see or do. Great from a historical perspective but for £7 I expected to see more of the inside. Lovely views from the top of the tower.

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sarah o, Manager at Layer Marney Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. So sorry you found it expensive. The most cost effective way to visit is to keep an eye on our Events List on our web site, as we often have events on that are included in the entrance price. For example if you like classic cars we have a visit by the Ferrari Club of... More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

This was a very good trip to the layer marney the staff there were great educating the kids (and myself) really enjoyed it lovely grounds I can see why people would book it for events. The kids got to do different activites aranged by them such as clay work, drama and talks.

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sarah o, Manager at Layer Marney Tower, responded to this review

Glad you had a good School Trip to Layer Marney Tower. We don't just do Tudors, lots of different courses available. More 

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