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Paxton House

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Very Interesting House

I had never heard of Paxton House, but was bought a gift experience from a friend for a guided tour... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
North East England
Simple and straight forward.

Booking through Pitch Up for an overnight in our motorhome, very straight forward and informative... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alan F
Melrose, United Kingdom
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One of the finest examples of an 18th-century Palladian Country house in all of Britain. There are many activities at Paxton House to keep you busy for a whole day, including house tours, boat trips and net fishing on the River Tweed, tearoom and...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1SZ, England
+44 1289 386291
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had never heard of Paxton House, but was bought a gift experience from a friend for a guided tour and afternoon tea as she knows I love stately homes and cake :) The guided tour was excellent - it ran to around 1 hr...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Antoinette78
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booking through Pitch Up for an overnight in our motorhome, very straight forward and informative process. Great pitch, excellent facilities for fresh water and waste disposal. No showers but that is explained. Wonderful forest/fairy walk with the dog through the grounds. Lead rules apply of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alan F
Reviewed 3 days ago

A truly fabulous place to visit ! The house is a wonderful experience and the tour guides are very informative. And the grounds are gorgeous - so nice to wander through with loved ones - human and canine ! - enjoying the scenery, the wildlife,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KazDuns
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited this beautiful house last year after driving past the sign for it on our way to the caravan in Coldingham. I always like to explore and see new places and I was well impressed with Paxton House. There was a TV show being recorded...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MarkA685
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my wife and a friend who lives locally for lunch on a Saturday. We've walked in the grounds before but this was our first time in The Stables Tearoom. The menu is fairly simple and I think it changes regularly. I had a hot...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive historic house set in fabulous grounds (where dogs are allowed). There is a lovely walk around the grounds down to the river, with various trails for children to follow, and an adventure playground. The Stables tea room (in the original stable block) provides delicious...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alison B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grounds were stunning on spring day but headed to tea room after brisk walk. It has changed management since last year. Food was excellent, soup and sausage casserole. Everything was excellent including the coffees. Only observation i would make is the pricing was a bit...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 115,115,115
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon catching up with friends in the stable tea room. Having pre booked afternoon tea we were delighted with the well presented plentiful selection of homemade savoury and sweet treats.The staff were welcoming and attentive. Unable to finish everything cakes were boxed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Deborah W
Reviewed January 22, 2019

A great venue for taking the dogs, who were allowed in the grounds and to eat with us in the courtyard, though not in the house. The walk around the gardens, down to the path alongside the majestic River Tweed, then the climb back through...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TonyD569
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

What a genuine site Paxton house wonderful grounds excellent staff and worth every penny the house tour is well worth a tour guide is outstanding

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Andrew S
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March 2, 2019|
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are but give them a ring, very helpful people.
Aimee G
May 26, 2018|
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Response from Iain S | Reviewed this property |
fee for house and gardens but you can just go into cafe. if going twice or more in the year buy a season ticket. cheaper.
April 13, 2018|
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Response from onebrawlad | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty space for them to run around and there is also a cafe etc