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Hatfield House

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Address: Great North Road, Hatfield AL9 5ER, England
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+44 1707 287010
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Hatfield House is the home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury...

Hatfield House is the home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury and their family. The Estate has been in the Cecil family for 400 years. Superb examples of Jacobean craftsmanship can be seen throughout the House. Hatfield House is open from Easter Saturday to 30th September each year.

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Hatfield House Farm and Bloody Hollow

The Farm is really good. A nice size with lots of farm animals to feed. Kids loved getting up close to the lambs. Tractor ride is cool. Nice picnic shelter. Nice assault... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our first visit to Hatfield House was a journey through a beautiful house. This Jacobean home ihas a huge amount of history told in some powerful portraits. The guides were very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Just ask them a question and they seem to know the answer. The courtyard of shops are well stocked with a large variety of items that... More 

Thank Mike N
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260 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Farm is really good. A nice size with lots of farm animals to feed. Kids loved getting up close to the lambs. Tractor ride is cool. Nice picnic shelter. Nice assault course. Train ride is dull - nothing to see - but it goes quite fast so was exciting for kids. Bloody Hollow is great. They get to climb,... More 

Thank Acornise
Edgware, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Seems like they have done away with season tickets this year, £4.00 to walk your dog in park don't think so. Just a few very over priced shops hoping for tourists I presume been to events in past overpriced then for what they where pay a lot to get in then c prices they want for goods not for average... More 

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We decided to go today as it's a nice day and we haven't been fo many years. When paying at the desk I asked for an all inclusive ticket which I wrongly thought would get us everywhere. The prices are clearly displayed so my fault for not studying the options. The house is lovely, well the outside and the rooms... More 

Thank joshuabella
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72 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was the first day of the season for the House. But we were surprised to discover that we had to purchase tickets for the park as well - and it had just started to rain! We dutifully did our round - after all we had paid an additional £20 for the privilege - but it was disappointing. Lots of... More 

Thank Bob B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went at the beginning of the season before the house was open to the public. We had a 4 year old and a toddler with us who loved the farm! You can roam at leisure and there are lots of stops to play at. The playground is brilliant too. Great day out for small children we all had a... More 

Thank Sarah G
Hatfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hatfield house is great for my 3 year old. There is an extensive farm with play zones, sand pit and the bloody hollow which is a pretty big outdoor play area. We also have frequently gone to the cafe in the front courtyard which offers nice cakes and a fountain that my boys loved playing in. Nice for a day... More 

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my grandchildren aged 9 and 7 to the farm area of Hatfield House recently and they had a wonderful time, firstly a tractor ride around the farm animal area and then walked around seeing recently born lambs, kids etc. and really enjoyed the play area in the farm section and "bloody hole" play area. This consists of a... More 

Thank Christine H
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended the annual Riding for the Disabled event, organized by the local Digswell Place RDA group and kindly staged in the grounds of Hatfield House (thanks to the generosity of the Salisbury family). Thee RDA website will have details The grounds and gardens look perfect in April every year and the weather smiled upon the RDA for its fundraising... More 

Thank Andrew F
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52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful estate, interesting place to visit. Charming courtyard with a selection of specialist shops. Regular interesting country themed shows put on. Highly recommend a visit


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