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Melbourne Hall

Architectural gem in beautiful English Countryside. This old mansion was home of Lord Melbourne... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
jkriegsmann
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
nice day out

we used to take our children ther in the summer when they were little to wonder around the gardens... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2016
0ldgirl
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London, United Kingdom
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3 Dec 2017
“Good place to meet”
10 Aug 2017
“Extremely interesting tour.”
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Melbourne Hall Melbourne, Derbyshire Church Square, Leicester DE73 8EN, England
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Being in a central Midlands location, the gardens offer a good place to meet friends from across the region if the weather is good. The nearby villages offer good pubs for refreshments.

Thank hungryveganfamily
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The guide was extremely interesting and pointed out pictures of interest and was prepared to answer questions. It is a delightful house and small enough to retain a feeling of homeliness. Given that it is the former home of Lord Melbourne, Queen Victoria's first prime...More

Thank Liz P
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Architectural gem in beautiful English Countryside. This old mansion was home of Lord Melbourne, British leader who was namesake of Melbourne Australia. Grounds include small village and quaint gift shops and small lake with large population of Canadian Geese and mallards.

Thank jkriegsmann
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Pretty location and interesting gardens, but very little to see inside the hall itself. Insufficient information (even though I bought the guidebook). Great welcome on arrival, and I was told that if I had any questions the guides in each room would be able to...More

2  Thank Anon_Bristol_12
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Did the guided tour of the house. Having done many other stately homes this a bit average. Gardens nicely kept. Shops ok. Tea room well done.

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I went to the visit the hall yesterday with my disabled mother who is 81 years old and disabled. There is no parking or very little parking available and no designated disabled parking. There is on the street parking which is very hazardous as the...More

1  Thank Christine E
Reviewed 21 February 2016

we used to take our children ther in the summer when they were little to wonder around the gardens and finish with tea and cakes, now we still g, my husband and I to potter ans have a cream teas

Thank 0ldgirl
Reviewed 30 November 2015

What a beautiful little town... We visited the Melbourne Hall..the hall is only open a certain amount of days throughout the year. Awesome place, tour guide was really good. Apparently alot of Melbournians from Australia pay a visit here. I highly reccomend going here for...More

Thank StormGurl
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Even though it was a bit late in the year, the gardens were looking loverly and very well kept. Beautiful vistas across the lake and many small pools. Lots of statues and things of interest to look for in the gardens. After the walk, stop...More

Thank g6ued
Reviewed 21 August 2015

we enjoyed a nice afternoon tea with cake which tasted very fresh. Children had milk shakes served in a jar which was very cute. Staff worked hard and service was good , highly recommend.

Thank debbie b
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