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Address: Manor House West Street, Alford LN13 9HT, England
Phone Number: +44 1507 463073
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Built in 1611, this is the country's largest thatched manor house.

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Was on holiday in the area and had heard about the manor house and thought we would go and have a look, to be honest we wasn't expecting it to be anything fantastic, how wrong we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 10, 2016
BattyBear
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Was on holiday in the area and had heard about the manor house and thought we would go and have a look, to be honest we wasn't expecting it to be anything fantastic, how wrong we was. The manor house is fantastic and it allows you to look back in history and see how things used to, most of the... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Absolutely loved this place, the amount of history in this place is unbelievable I have never seen so much yester year stuff, from Clothes,school, washing and there is all the chemist, post office and agricultural stuff the list is endless.

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Thank Tina L
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

When we arrived at Alport we went pass it stat nav taken us about 300 yards then we had to ask for direction. When we got there it was very interesting we had cake at the cafe staff very friendly and helpful had walk around the garden very nice.

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Thank david d
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Not very easy to find, we went pass it with sat nav. We had to ask for directions as their wasn't a sign post saying where it was. It wasn't very clear at all. The cafe was lovely and the service was good. The house was very interesting, I haven't been to a place where they show almost every room,... More 

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Thank jacquiday
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little place to stop off at. Staff very pleasant and coffee and cake was very nice too. Peaceful and relaxing atmosphere.

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Thank Claraboo2
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to sit and drink coffee food ok but no hot food sandwich & cream teas nice to have a look round the manor house

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is well placed in the main street of the historic small town of Alford. whilst looking at houses . we had time for lunch at this Manor House, The Ploughman's Lunch was excellent with wholemeal bread. Well presented & reasonably quick. It has a small museum at the back near to the free carpark

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Thank Michael W
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We dropped into the Manor House, whilst it was hosting the Craft Fair. There were loads of different stalls offering local food produce and also crafts, including wood turning. It was all a very British affair and would certainly recommend going to and engrossing yourself in a afternoon tea.

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Thank DoozeUK
Alford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

very nice place to visit if wet good home made tea and cakes lots of alford history in side and very friendly staff

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lincolnshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

We had a cup of tea and delicious home made cake inside the Manor House, however our real destination was the museum (shed) behind the house which costs £1 each to enter. Stuffed full to the rafters with rural tools and memorabilia from my dad's childhood and early working life he was delighted. An equally venerable volunteer guide (83 yrs... More 

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