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ABOUT US This Tudor farmhouse, located adjacent to the River Thames, was built of local limestone in 1570. Later, the Manor became the Cotswold retreat of William Morris and his family, friends and colleagues. When Morris first saw the Manor in...more
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Off A417 | Lechlade, Kelmscott GL7 3HJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A well developed attraction with plenty of information and Morris furniture, fabrics etc. Parking is a walk away so be prepared for an amble through the village first. Pick up a leaflet at the carpark to help pick out the interesting houses.

1  Thank David B
KelmscottManor, General Manager at Kelmscott Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your five star review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Kelmscott. The house and grounds were charming - it is easy to see why Morris and his family loved living there. The property was busy when we visited, but it never felt crowded. Visitors are given timed tickets which...More

1  Thank BardAdmirer
KelmscottManor, General Manager at Kelmscott Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed in the house and the garden. It was a long walk from the car park, entrance to the house is timed so avoid overcrowding, fair enough. Good room stewards although perhaps some a little too enthusiastic. Overall I didn't think the house showed much...More

Thank Gardengel-IoW
KelmscottManor, General Manager at Kelmscott Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you were disappointed with your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Finding Kelmscott Manor takes you down endless country lanes, but the journey is worth it when you reach the pretty village of Kelmscott and walk through it to the manor. There is a shop and tea room, but these blend in with the lovely old...More

1  Thank romo34
KelmscottManor, General Manager at Kelmscott Manor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Manor.

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our trip though some of the volunteer staff come across as a little starchy for youngsters. Tea rooms were good value.

1  Thank Victoria G
KelmscottManor, General Manager at Kelmscott Manor, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you for your four star review and the feedback on our volunteer stewards.

Reviewed September 1, 2018

Very nice building and if your a fan of William Morris a must visit. We are not but still really enjoyed a couple of hours visiting the house grounds and tea shop. The volunteers/ guides were helpful and knowledgeable although a little over keen to...More

2  Thank TravelingSeagull
KelmscottManor, General Manager at Kelmscott Manor, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you for your four star informative review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit despite not being a 'William Morris fan'.

Reviewed August 29, 2018

By all accounts William Morris was a bit of a polymath and you get some sense of this as you go round this charming house, with examples of textiles, embroidery, illustrated books and so on. The volunteers staffing each room were keen and knowledgeable and...More

1  Thank milimana
KelmscottManor, General Manager at Kelmscott Manor, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and apologies that we lost one of your orders for lunch. Glad that it didn't spoil your visit too much.

Reviewed August 29, 2018

It is a long walk from the carpark to the house, unless you are disabled, when it is very convenient, as there are several parking spaces right by the house for disabled people. The visit begins with a video in a barn, produced by the...More

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KelmscottManor, General Manager at Kelmscott Manor, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit despite the amount of visitors who were also in the house. We do have a timed ticket entry to try to help reduce numbers to the small rooms and we are usually less...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018

I am a huge fan of William Morris and am trying to get round all Morris homes, museums etc. I went with friends to Kelmscott Manor on a lovely sunny day in August and it did not disappoint. Yes the house is not a large...More

1  Thank LizM811
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The house itself is beautiful but the visit wasn't worth the money we paid to go around - it doesn't take long to go through both the house and gardens. Interesting if you're a die-hard William Morris fan but I'd spend my money elsewhere otherwise....More

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KelmscottManor, General Manager at Kelmscott Manor, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that your were disappointed with your visit. Most of our visitors spend between 2 and 3 hours at the Manor. We are awaiting the result of a Heritage Lottery bid which, if we are successful,...More

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Mi-MiMurrell
April 8, 2018|
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Response from KelmscottManor | Property representative |
We encourage visitors to bring their dogs to the Manor and explore the meadow and barns. However we only allow assistance dogs in the Manor house and formal gardens itself. We provide water for dogs but ask that they are... More
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ricjmor
November 17, 2017|
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Response from kateblackhurst | Reviewed this property |
Just type Kelmscott Manor into Google Maps and it will show up.
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Rosemary B
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Response from rladue22 | Property representative |
Hello, below are our prices (which can all be found on our website as well): Adults: £10.50* (£9.50 without Gift Aid) Family (2 adults + 2 children): £29* (£26 without Gift Aid) Full-time students: £5.50* (£5 without Gift... More
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