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Visit with friends

We have been to Stoneywell before and this time took some friends who were visiting. The tour of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mikeh2508
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Leicester, United Kingdom
really interesting place

Lovely and interesting estate to visit, we did the easter trail and really enjoyed strolling... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stuart R
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Old Stone Whitcrofts Lane, Markfield, Leicester LE67 9QE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

See how families used to live, in this lovely National Trust house. It's small so you have to book, but it's well worth the trip. Great for nostalgia if you are over 50 or for anyone interested in history or Arts and Crafts. We went...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Annette J G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been to Stoneywell before and this time took some friends who were visiting. The tour of the house is well organised, very well presented and incredibly interesting. The grounds are beautiful and well cared for. Cafe is good with home made cakes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mikeh2508
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A half day out became the best part of a day, The guide we had new her History of the building and had a fund of amusing antedots, about the family and building making 1 of the best tours I have been on, Coffee shop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mlj2714
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely and interesting estate to visit, we did the easter trail and really enjoyed strolling throughtthe grounds despite the weather. will return

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Stuart R
Reviewed 12 December 2018

In order to visit members and non-members have to book a visiting time online. Everyone is transferred from the car parking area to Stoneywell National Trust Property by a mini bus, this is due to planning agreements. As soon as you alight from the mini...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RoyTabb
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Stoneywell is a gem of a place to visit. Yes you do need to book a time slot for the car park but don't be put off. The house is beautifully kept and give a real insight into the way people lived. You do need...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christina B
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Charming house and gardens, well worth booking a visit. It's quite small, compared to most NT properties, but very well presented.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank simonlearoyd
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Set in a rural location, this National Trust house is really delightful, whilst the gardens are somewhat bleak off-season, the guided house tour is very informative. You must pre-book your visit, and get ferried to the site by minibus, from the separate car park. A...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wormjon
Reviewed 2 December 2018

when touring around nr Bradgate park we came across this house unknown to us you have to book online but as we stepped out of our car a mini bus pulled up and was advise had we booked after replying we hadn't he told us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ron W
Reviewed 29 November 2018

A very interesting guided visit, bit bleak in the autumn, the gardens would be best enjoyed in the spring or summer.More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Nick C
StoneywellNT, The Stoneywell Team at Stoneywell, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Our guides delight in sharing their knowledge of the cottage and it is lovely that it is appreciated. As you mention there is less of interest in the garden in the autumn but we look forward to the spring with the daffodils, followed by the...More

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Daz T
6 January 2019|
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Response from TheJacquesTravels | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed for health and safety reasons as you have to go by mini bus from the car park to stoneywell, there is no entry by foot.
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2 September 2018|
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Assistance dogs only for people with disabilities
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