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Insole Court

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Delightful hidden gem..

Googled Conker picking yesterday, my Granddaughters 4th birthday & that's what she wanted to do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sarah t
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Went with our photography club. We were treated to a short guided tour the explained some of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A cultural and community destination with a 160-year history. Beautiful mansion and gardens, the Potting Shed Café, plus room hire, events, and weddings. Open every day. 'This House is a Stage' is a new permanent immersive exhibition on the first...more
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Insole Court Fairwater Road, Cardiff CF5 2LN, Wales
Llandaff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Googled Conker picking yesterday, my Granddaughters 4th birthday & that's what she wanted to do, this place came up, we decided to have a look, Wow, how have I never known about this place? I'm from Cardiff..A lovely hidden gem! Stunning house & grounds, amazing...More

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Gray H, Manager at Insole Court, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the lovely review, Sarah. Visitors have been coming to Insole Court for conkers for decades! Comeback and see us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with our photography club. We were treated to a short guided tour the explained some of the history.Stopped at the delightful cafe. Weather was excellent

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Gray H, Manager at Insole Court, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, Timothy. There are lots of great photo opportunities at Insole, come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The refurbishment of Insole Court continues with the opening of part of the upstairs of the house. No, it is not full of furnishings of the era. It is done as a history of the Insoles with their times at the house, opening the mines...More

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Gray H, Manager at Insole Court, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank for the lovely review, Mary. We're delighted with the response to 'This House is a Stage', thanks for helping us spread the word.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

The ground floor of the house has been reopen for a year or more. Finally the upstairs is open to visitors. How clever it is as there are no artifacts left relating to the house so someone with a very inventive mind has used props...More

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Gray H, Manager at Insole Court, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review and for the feedback. We're looking at adding some additional seating as well as portable options. Come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Insole court is a wonderful place to visit , I throughly enjoyed my visit as the staff were enthusiastic and very passionate about the cause. I would definitely recommend spending a morning or afternoon visiting there as I think it is fully worth your time....More

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Alice G, Public Relations Manager at Insole Court, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your review and for recommending us. We are lucky to have such a wonderful team of passionate staff and volunteers helping us run Insole Court and we're glad they made your visit memorable. See you again soon.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

I discovered Insole Court only this year , and I can’t believe what I have been missing. It is easy to get to in Llandaff, although hidden from the main road. When you get down to the house there are lovely gardens surrounding it. It...More

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Alice G, Public Relations Manager at Insole Court, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're glad you've found us and thanks for sharing your review. We're happy that you enjoyed your visit to Insole Court.

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Be prepared to got round and round as this amazing site is literally hard to find. No signs at all for it. Sat coul not really direct us either but it was so worth all the trouble. We were greeted by a very helpful and...More

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Alice G, Public Relations Manager at Insole Court, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, we're sorry you had trouble finding us, but we are so glad you did! Thank you for sharing your kind review of Insole Court and our new exhibition, we're delighted that you had such a wonderful day with us. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We really enjoyed the 10.30 tour of Insole Court yesterday (hourly on the half hour). I am not generally a fan of audio visual tours at all, preferring to read things at my own pace, but I was really, really impressed by the effort which...More

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Alice G, Public Relations Manager at Insole Court, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing your lovely review. We're delighted that your visit to Insole Court was the highlight of your holiday. It's great to hear such positive feedback about our new exhibition and Insole Court overall.

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The trust responsible for restoring this former coal and shipping dynasty's grand mansion near Llandaff have done a great job so far. The new exhibition in the upstairs rooms uses a highly imaginative approach to telling the story of the family through several generations, using...More

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Gray H, Manager at Insole Court, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for the lovely review, Celyn. We're delighted that our new exhibition has been received so well. Come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 12 August 2018

And hidden it is too! Were it not for the Sat Nav, I would probably not have found it. However, I was not disappointed. I had heard a lot about how Insole Court had been saved for future generations and that it finally opened its...More

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Gray H, Manager at Insole Court, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks for the lovely review, Alina. We're delighted with the feedback for our new exhibition and we're working hard to reach our full potential. Thanks for helping us spread the word about Insole

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