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Bishops' House

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3rd visit here my parents were visiting g sheffield on this occasion so thought we should bring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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I have wanted to see this house since reading about it on the Internet recently. The day came and... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
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Bishops' House is the best surviving example of a timber framed house in Sheffield. As well as being a treasured part of Sheffield's architectural heritage, the building is also a museum containing exhibitions on life in the 16th and 17th centuries...more
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Norton Lees Lane, Sheffield S8 9BE, England
+44 114 255 7701
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All reviews meersbrook park piece of history brown tourist on saturdays and sundays run by volunteers local history worth a trip free entry tudor museum donation information restoration surviving exhibits school presenting
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3rd visit here my parents were visiting g sheffield on this occasion so thought we should bring them also had our baby with us lovely house lots of information and friendly helpful staff. We have also previously been when theres been a guided tour that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

I have wanted to see this house since reading about it on the Internet recently. The day came and we set off. If we hadn't had a SatNav it could have been quite difficult to find. The first brown tourist sign we saw was about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

A bit of a pain to find once the road signs run out, but thanks to Google maps we got there in the end. Laid out in period style, a quaint and very interesting old place. We were lucky to call on a day where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Arthur1114
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Having worked in Sheffield for many years I had seen the brown tourist sign but never been aware of what the Bishops House actually was. A Tudor house from the 1500’s sitting at the top of Meersbrook Park. Free entry. Good views over Sheffield. Well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank pauls077
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Got married here in 2010 - it was just great - cannot priase the location of the team organsing highly enough - its primailry a museum and worth a trip if intersted in local history

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank AndyMc69
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We visited here recently and were amazed to find that it was free to enter. It is really interesting and worth the time to visit the house.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank azo
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I have always wanted to see this house, and finally have been able to today. The house itself is bigger than I thought, with larger rooms, and the staff are really helpful and know a lot about the house. The basement is actually closed and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank junade
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Tudor house set in meersbrook park, I was surprised to find entry to the house was free! There were two friendly and informative guides. Very interesting place, old wonky floors and furniture as well as Tudor dressing up room for children ..... What fun!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DianeS279
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

GOOD POINTS. Free entry. Helpful volunteers. Stuff for the kids to do. Informative. Great little bit of history situated in the park. BAD POINTS. Errr....I'm struggling to think of any. Great little hidden gem. Well worth an hour or so of your time. The events...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Naylor_Chief
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Stunning property and immaculately preserved. Spent ages looking at its splendour. A lovely location.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank gelvisblue
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Kim F
3 August 2017|
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Hi, Unfortunately we cannot allow dogs in to the house. Jenni
Heather B
30 August 2016|
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Response from EmilyTudor | Reviewed this property |
From what i remember i do not think there was any disabled access, as the house has very narrow corridors and no lift to the top floor. The floor boards are also not flat and there was no wheelchairs available.