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Saw a magnificent Madame Butterfly this summer which was just fabulous. The gardens and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Simply stunning.

Glyndebourne is absolutely beautiful, we walked around the grounds on a sunny afternoon & it was... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Kath W
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“la traviata”(19 reviews)
“great opera”(14 reviews)
Backstage tours are available from November to March. The summer Festival runs from May to August. The autumn Tour runs through October before taking the productions to venues across the UK.
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Lewes BN8 5UU, England
+44 1273 815000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our previous visit to Glyndebourne back in June (where the opera and setting were, of course, wonderful) we were horribly disappointed with Leith's catering. But dinner in August was a way happier experience. OK, so the scones at teatime were fine rather than excellent,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw a magnificent Madame Butterfly this summer which was just fabulous. The gardens and surroundings were beautiful as ever

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Glyndebourne is absolutely beautiful, we walked around the grounds on a sunny afternoon & it was simply stunning.

Thank Kath W
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Beautiful architecture , stunning landscape , sustainable business and world class opera - this place is a feast for the senses. Looking forward to brightening up the miserable October & November months with music .

Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This private estate bills a season of operas each year. We are regular opera goers and once a year on our anniversary we see an opera that is a treat, so this year as we are not away we got tickets for Glyndebourne. We brought...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Everything about this event is just wonderful. Everyone is dressed up and a lot of us chose to enjoy a picnic in the beautiful grounds. The particular Opera that we saw this year wasn’t my favourite by far - but you still cannot help but...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The is the second year I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy opera at Glyndebourne; and, three times this summer, I’ve had the pleasure of eating at Middle & Over Wallop (Glyndebourne’s ‘fine dining’ restaurant, operated by Leith’s). The food is of consistently very high standard,...More

Thank StephenLock
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Was somewhat hesitant about being invited to an Opera on a Saturday afternoon. Oh boy , was this an incredible experience. From the word go the service and staff were exceptional. The grounds and house are beautiful and the purpose built theatre was perfect to...More

Thank Helmut R
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We are not opera experts, more opera curious, but thought this worth a go Glyndebourne is amazing, it's not just opera it's a day out The atmosphere is relaxed, the grounds beautiful (even when wet) and the auditorium superb, and the opera...OK, it's opera so...More

Thank SteveByfleet
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

A quintessentially British experience, not to be missed by lovers of Opera, gardens and good food! Exquisite setting, dedicated customers, lovely garden and superb performances. John Christie’s dream lives on. If the weather is uncertain, don’t risk it! Listen to the picnic providers advice! They...More

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9 June 2018|
Response from GlyndebourneManager | Property representative |
Hi Hilary, Please can we ask you to call our Box Office on 01273 812321. All our seats are comfortable, but we can then talk you through the best available options to ensure that you get the best seats for your needs.
3 February 2018|
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Response from H19PPO | Reviewed this property |
certainly don't remember ever reading or hearing about any
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Response from Botanist79 | Reviewed this property |
Depending where you park it is 3-5 mins walk. There is also dressing rooms where she could change if she wants to get ready once she arrives.