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Fascinating!

Took a group of 23 here for an arranged visit. Greeted and taken round by a lovely guide... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
negirl123
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London, United Kingdom
You can feel the history

This is a small manor house. It has been lovingly maintained so that you can see and feel what it... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
hpbeebie
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Jacobean Manor house in Much Marcle. Open Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday afternoons from Easter until the end of September. Tea rooms serving homemade cakes. Gardens with labyrinth, dovecote, pond, knot garden, mediaeval garden.
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Much Marcle, Ledbury HR8 2LY, England
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Took a group of 23 here for an arranged visit. Greeted and taken round by a lovely guide (Catherine) - who had lots and lots of stories for us - very knowledgable, and a fascinating speaker. We were taken to the Perry Mill first before...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is a small manor house. It has been lovingly maintained so that you can see and feel what it must have been like to live in centuries ago. The guide really brought the place to life with stories from the past as well as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

We had the pleasure of visiting Hellens in August. We took the tour of the house which we found excellent. Our guide was very knowledgeable of the history of the house and shared this in a very easy going way. Lovely grounds also. A true...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Found Hellens quite by chance but so glad we visited. It is a unique house and quite a time warp back to the 16th century. It is amazing how all the old furniture and furnishings have survived. We were taken round the house by a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Well, what a quirky find. Car park is easy to access, free & close to the entrance. So nice to find grounds that are formal yet informal and are open to wander around with minimal restrictions. The grounds aren’t large but the very fair pricing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

A wonderful afternoon spent at this intriguing house. We took a tour around the manor, which was informative and exceedingly interesting - family history, wonderful paintings, heirlooms and a ghost story to break your heart. The surrounding gardens are stunning. We stopped for lunch in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kirsten B
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Only open a few days a week so check fist. Well worth it - great atmosphere and excellent giuoded tours with history and interesting stories a very relaxed experiemce - lovley garden to wander around and good coffee in the tea room. A wonderful place...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MerlinWestWales
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Well worth the visit.This house is very historic and is in a remarkable condition for its age. When I visited I became truly absorbed in the history of the place. So many original artefacts. A history lovers dream.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank globetrottingninna
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Visited 22nd April & had a wonderful guide tour with 'Kat'. the house has great charm and a very interesting history and atmosphere, The grounds are lovely-peaceful including standing stones with 'words of wisdom.' nice tea room with GF cake! Had a chat with the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Seurat
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Most unusual house and interesting gardens, with a nice tearoom and very friendly staff. The tour guide was very informative, with a wealth of detail on the history of both the house and the family. Just one criticism, we could have done with less about...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Mcminny
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Response from fiftyishwestmids | Reviewed this property |
Hello, not 100% sure, but would have thought so but I doubt if dogs would be allowed in the house.
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Entry costs £8.00 for adults, £6.00 concessions, £5.00 students and children, £16.00 for a family ticket (2 adults and children). Entry to the gardens only is £2.50 per person.
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