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Woodchester Mansion

Woodchester Mansion Woodchester Park, Stonehouse, Stroud GL10 3TS, England
+44 1453 861541
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Lovely place for a walk

A lovely secluded place and idea for family walks. Lots to see with a choice of accessible paths... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
St. Albans, United Kingdom
Unique Gothic Mansion

My husband and I greatly enjoyed the 2.30 pm tour of the Mansion with Richard, who was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wendy B
Surrey, England
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Woodchester Mansion is a 19th Century Victorian Gothic masterpiece mysteriously abandoned mid-construction in 1873. Hidden in a secluded Cotswold Valley, it is untouched by time and the modern world. This unique Grade 1 Listed Building has been saved from dereliction but it will never be completed, enabling visitors to view the secret building techniques of medieval Gothic builders. Special events are held throughout the year, but do check our open days and times before visiting.
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Woodchester Mansion Woodchester Park, Stonehouse, Stroud GL10 3TS, England
+44 1453 861541
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A lovely secluded place and idea for family walks. Lots to see with a choice of accessible paths. The cafe is pleasant with a good range of food. Well worth a visit

Thank antmurray77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I greatly enjoyed the 2.30 pm tour of the Mansion with Richard, who was very knowledgeable and really brought the place to life, definitely worth catching the tours which run twice a day. Lots of information about the history and the architecture,...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating and unusual unfinished mansion, under continual renovation by apprentice stonemasons. Really interesting to see the bones of construction of this mansion and understand how it was done. Free guided tours by the volunteers at 11.45am and 2.30pm made rage visit and are not to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely location to have tea and chill or go for a walk or trail run. You have three different trail distance to choose. A Beautiful place for photos, spcially around the lake. Love it.

Thank essama638
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, what a pleasant surprise . We went with a car club and it was all a bit of a spur of the moment decision. Jeremy the guide was facinating and our time passed so quickly . The whole building is a fantastic insight into...More

Thank d b
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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

The house was impressive. Unfortunately we didn't arrive on a day that it was open. If you are going check before hand the open days. The cafe and toilets are closed when the house is not open. Nice seating area outside if you want to...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

If you are getting bored with formal country houses then this has a twist. The tour brings to life the half finished house which allows you to see how it is built. It is in a beautiful wooded valley with lakes so some lovely walks...More

Thank M_c_morri
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I love this place and the intriguing story behind it. The tour was interesting and informative. On a good day you could go round Woodchester Park, too.

Thank Lizanne87
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

What makes this building probably unique is that it is a Victorian dream house which was never completed but which has now been restored sufficiently to make it safe to visit whilst retaining its unfinished state. It almost looks as though the builders have popped...More

Thank Jeffrey1809
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Very dog friendly location, lots of different trails to walk on which is suitable for all fitness levels. A lovely Manor House & Cafe. I enjoyed the boathouse walk the most very picturesque.

Thank Tas J
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Response from carolf893 | Reviewed this property |
There are no formal gardens, but some interesting walks and a lot of parkland, lake and boathouse for which there is no charge. There is a car park owned by the national trust which there is a charge for, the walk to the... More