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Address: | The Estate Office, Helmsley YO62 5EB, England
Phone Number: 44-1439-770213
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

The terraces at Duncombe Park have been described as ‘one of the most...

The terraces at Duncombe Park have been described as ‘one of the most extensive and boldest landscaping enterprises of England’. Please note that the garden is a 'landscape garden', and comprises mainly of lawn, woodland, and garden achitecture.

The house is closed to the public.

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A lovely Walk

The whole area of Duncombe Park is well kept and right on the doorstep of Helmsley, look out for craft fairs held at the estate too.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 22, 2016
julie g
Leeds, United Kingdom

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a lovely sized house , beautifully restored and still a family home , well worth a visit , pretty views and well kept gardens , a more intimate stately home.

Thank steveslade1
Leeds, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

The whole area of Duncombe Park is well kept and right on the doorstep of Helmsley, look out for craft fairs held at the estate too.

Thank julie g
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

We have just visited Helmsley for a couple of days and decided to go to duncombe park and gardens. Unlike the last reviewer we had to pay there are no gardens to speak off just parkland so it should be advertised as such. Also it says on the signs that there is a tea room and there isn't which we... More 

1 Thank eje480
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48 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

We checked our HHA handbook and found Duncombe Park at Helmsley on a recent visit to North Yorkshire. Now perhaps because we have Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall on our doorstep, we expected too much. We went through the entrance area, which also houses the Birds of Prey centre and, apparently has no connection with the house. We... More 

1 Thank SheffieldPip
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Went on Saturday for the steam rally very good recommend to everyone for day out especially for young kids to run around

Thank Simonebonyrose
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

I come here for dog shows and I can not fault it at all. The place is incredibly pretty, very tranquil. Just an amazing location. Short walk to the village too which is handy.

Thank alj97
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We go to Helmsley often but who would have known that this large and beautiful park lies right on the edge of the town to the side of the castle? The house is not open to the public but the grounds are and are interesting and well kept, as well as offering excellent views around North Yorkshire. The reception was... More 

1 Thank chasba
Pickering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

Whatever the time of year, Duncombe Park holds pleasant walks of any length to suit the explorer. There are some fantastic old twisted trees, and in the spring, the sheep and lambs have right of way on the road up to the house. The estate is very well kept, and the view from the road as you come from the... More 

Thank Helen Y
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Helmsley is so lucky to have this jewel on it's doorstep. You can loose yourself here all day. Walking, picnic, relaxing, taking photo's, stalking the wildlife - - - so much to do if you have an inventive mind. Try and find the WWII gun / tank emplacements in the woods or by the bird of prey centre. Walk down... More 

Thank Lyn G
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

it was so lovely to see some different varieties of birds in the displays as places I have been before fly the same birds, the Burrowing Owl was my favourite. The only downside I found was more to do with the grounds of Dunscombe Hall, country walks are advertised but don't seem to offer much, the most flowers I saw... More 

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