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Fenton House

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Impressive house & gardens!

Great autumn morning spent at this fine National Trust property. The contents of the house were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Portsmouth, England
Pleasant house and grounds

Went here on a sunny day, and got the best out of the gardens. The house is filled with a number of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Fenton House Cottage Windmill Hill | Hampstead, London NW3 6RT, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 August 2012

If you want spend an afternoon away from downtown "tourist" London, take the Northern Line to Hampstead and walk up hill a few hundred yards to Fenton House, which is a fun mix of 17th century "old" England, pianos/ keyboards in the house (one was...More

5  Thank GregorGourmand
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The house is lovely to look at from the outside, but the inside is a great disappointment. it is a mishmash of different styles. It is a great place to visit if you like Meissen porcelain and harpsichords. A lot more could be done to...More

1  Thank Andy E
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great autumn morning spent at this fine National Trust property. The contents of the house were generally not to my taste but I did find the musical instruments quite interesting. The views of London via the upstairs balcony were stunning. The gardens were on a...More

Thank PompeyTony
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here on a sunny day, and got the best out of the gardens. The house is filled with a number of porcelain works and musical instruments. There is not a lot to see in the house but it has an interesting history, and if...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting history and as it happens we were visiting with family from the Baltic region. I would recommend if you are a national trust member visiting or living in London.

Thank unsureof
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Interesting house and lovely gardens in an impressive area of London and close to Hamstead Heath with extensive walks and views.

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Dating from the 17th century, this former merchant’s house is hidden away on a side street in Hampstead, and must rank as one of the National Trust’s smaller properties. Despite its size, it’s a jewel of a house and is crammed full of tapestries, paintings...More

Thank AlexaPens
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

With ancestral links to this House, I had quite a bit of knowledge about it before my visit. The nice surprises were the very helpful, informative volunteers and the afternoon concert played on some of the old instruments. What a treat! The setting of Fenton...More

Thank patchycrowsnest
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Entrance is actually in Hampstead Grove. Fenton House is a 17th century belonging to the National Trust housing musical instruments and porcelain. Beautiful gardens surround the building and it’s a pleasure to stroll through the orchard, vegetable garden or just enjoy the flowers. A game...More

Thank X2513MRstephenb
Reviewed 27 August 2018

You get to walk around the garden. If the weather is good you can pack a picnic to share with friends and family here.

Thank Mazkool
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

What to do on a dull August Bank Holiday in London? Visit Fenton House in Hampstead. We did. Built in 1686, this beautiful house is full of musical instruments from ancient times. A lyre that must have had 24 strings, yes, twenty four, puts Bo...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A great customer experience was had here. The welcome was great, the steward focused straight on our two children (3 & 7) as we crossed the threshold and got them excited and engaged from the first minute. The house is beautiful and allows your imagination...More

1  Thank Matthew F
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Response from Amy L | Reviewed this property |
Sadly dogs are not allowed at this property.