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Forty Hall & Estate

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A taste of the country in North London

I grew up in the country, and still find - many years later - that I need to revisit it without... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Beautiful grounds let down by facilities

We had a great walk round the grounds, including a small authentic farm with lambs, calves, pigs... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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All reviews walled garden farm shop small farm jacobean manor dressing up clothes christmas market run around ducks and geese ancient trees black barn car park grounds are beautiful worth a visit great walk open days special events duck pond
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this estate today to walk off our Sunday lunch. The farmers market was on and so entry to the farmyard was free. Forty Hall was a nice treat to walk around and escape the cold. The children were fascinated by the kitchen. Unfortunately...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in the country, and still find - many years later - that I need to revisit it without making too much effort! This is a great place to unwind and there's a good little cafe and a small farm too. I've also...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great walk round the grounds, including a small authentic farm with lambs, calves, pigs and ducks. Walled garden pretty and well maintained. But the toilets were dirty with no soap or paper. Cafe understaffed with a basic, menu of soup in plastic...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Yvonnerich
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'm lucky enough to live 5 minutes away from Forty Hall, and it offers so many different things to so many different people. from the courses in stained glass windows, flower arranging and history tours, to the live bands on the 2nd Friday of each...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TheCubester
Reviewed March 11, 2019

It was a cold but sunny March day when we last visited Forty Hall. The Hall itself was closed, though the restaurant was open, so we just took a walk around the grounds and the lake. There were lots of birds, such as black-headed gulls,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank aramis
Reviewed March 1, 2019

Approached from the river uphill from the Loop route. We had previously visited, decades ago, by road and so this was a completely different experience. Forgotten how attractive this place is.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed February 23, 2019

The Hall and grounds were excellent. If I hadn't been to the café I would have given it five stars. The café had a fairly short but very slow-moving queue, no list of fillings for sandwiches/paninis, no paninis anyway, no change, no till roll for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cicero366
Reviewed February 12, 2019

I love this place. It was my childhood playground and my children have also had the experience of this place like i did. So many events are put on here. I cannot recommend this place enough. Something for everyone at different times. Please check out...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lorc267
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Good quality but expensive and oh so slow service, they never have enough staff. Can be cleaner, not enough care given to table cleanliness.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank stal k
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Forty Hall offers plenty and is all free. You can walk around the gardens, have a countryside walk and visit the house. The house is a bit sparce, but does have drssing up clothes to entertain younger kids. The cafe is pleasantly located and popular,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Bess C
January 4, 2019|
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Response from ivor123 | Reviewed this property |
try their website
Marina M
April 20, 2018|
Response from AmbridgeGirl | Reviewed this property |
It opens fairly early but look at their website. I've been walking there as early as 9am. Enjoy.
May 4, 2017|
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Response from alan c | Reviewed this property |
The house is open every weekend and is free entry. Have a good visit. Don't forget to leave time to view the gardens. The car park is free also . Regards Alan