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Lovely house and gardens

We visited Pencarrow House on an overcast day in August. It wasn't very busy when we arrived so we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rich0056
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Pencarrow

A surprising and pleasant change from NT properties. The staff were friendly, welcoming and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dilliondog
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Plymtree, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Pencarrow House on an overcast day in August. It wasn't very busy when we arrived so we parked, and paid in the shop where we also booked onto the first tour of the house. We walked around the gardens for about 45 minutes...More

Thank Rich0056
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A surprising and pleasant change from NT properties. The staff were friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable. From the reasonably priced cafe to Sue1 the house guide everything was excellent. The garden is probably at it's best earlier in the year but there is some excellent walks...More

Thank Dilliondog
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited here with my husband on a slightly overcast but eventually sunny day. Signed up for the guided tour - you cant wander round this house. But Belinda our tour guide was wonderful! Full of stories and knowledge! The house is amazing, beautiful and full...More

Thank Jools6552
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a beautiful house and gardens no doubt. There is only a guided tour which was over full with 21 attending making it impossible to see items or even to fit into the rooms. Guide seemed unaware of this and just carried on at...More

Thank pfos
Tracy D, Front Office Manager at Pencarrow House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit here. We are sorry that you were disappointed. However, as you rightly say, Pencarrow is trying to make money to stay open and this is why it is open to the public and that there...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of visiting the delightful house and garden while on holiday. Our guide for the house, Sue made the place come alive, she was entertaining and funny. The gardens were beautiful. So if you get the chance visit it

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Tracy D, Front Office Manager at Pencarrow House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a lovely review. So pleased that you enjoyed your day here.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming place, lovely tour of the house and the grounds were stunning. Cafe did lovely food also. Well worth a visit

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely few hours wandering around the gardens and also did the guided tour of the house. The gardens are well kept and signposted as the guide advised. Had a really tasty Cornish Cream Tea. Whilst walking around the gardens there are places to...More

Thank Polkadot2004
Tracy D, Front Office Manager at Pencarrow House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review and we will certainly pass your comments onto all the staff. The fountain isn't operational at the moment as we have had so little rain, we feel that using precious mains water to fill it wouldn't be ethical...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just finished a 2 week holiday in Cornwall and Pencarrow was a real highlight! Such a charming place - we have 3 children under 6, so decided to just pay for the gardens (approx £5 per adult, children free!) and had a magical...More

Thank PerdyK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on the off chance with 2 boys and 2 dogs. You don’t have to pay for parking, always a plus! And as we were in a motor home the staff were very helpful with us parking! Tea rooms delicious and then the...More

Thank Frances H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely day at Pencarrow. Everyone was very friendly including Lady Molesworth who we bumped into twice. Very good guided tour with Sue who read very knowledgeable. Excellent for dogs who are allowed pretty much everywhere and off the lead for much of it....More

Thank James C
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642wendi66
18 February 2017|
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Response from Tracy D | Property representative |
Hi, apologies for the delay in replying, I have only just seen the alert that there was a question waiting for us! It is very difficult to predict how busy it is going to be from day to day and the day of your visit also... More
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SharynGreedy
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Response from calllindaf | Reviewed this property |
I had the pleasure of living relatively close for 7 years, and visited it frequently for aa lovely walk through the gardens and of course the cream tea. 3 or 4 hours sounds nice. Don't be in a hurry. It is really lovely!
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Barber1971
28 August 2015|
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The guided tour of the house is on the ground floor and the upper floor. For visitors who are unable to climb the stairs we can play a DVD of the upstairs on the ground floor and they will... More
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