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Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens

Kelmarsh NN6 9LY, England
+44 1604 686543
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Lovely day out.

Although I live nearby I had never been to Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens. We took a guided tour which I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LadyAnne253
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Northampton, United Kingdom
What a lovely place!

We went mainly for the gardens, and were not disappointed - they are very extensive and very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lady_isobel
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cambridgeshire
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Kelmarsh Hall is a Grade I listed hall with gardens. Open to the public during spring/summer and available throughout the year for weddings & functions.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“walled garden” (16 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“tea room” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kelmarsh NN6 9LY, England
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+44 1604 686543
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"walled garden"
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"cakes"
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"tea room"
in 12 reviews
"servants quarters"
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"wedding venue"
in 4 reviews
"house tour"
in 7 reviews
"looked stunning"
in 3 reviews
"afternoon tea"
in 9 reviews
"guided tour"
in 8 reviews
"chocolate cake"
in 3 reviews
"cream tea"
in 5 reviews
"home made"
in 4 reviews
"approx mins"
in 2 reviews
"lakeside walk"
in 3 reviews
"interesting house"
in 5 reviews
"run by a family"
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"staff volunteers"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I live nearby I had never been to Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens. We took a guided tour which I would recommend as it was very instructive and interesting. Kelmarsh is not the most elaborate property or the biggest but you really should go and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went mainly for the gardens, and were not disappointed - they are very extensive and very beautiful. The visit inside the house was a bonus as I hadn't realised it was open to the public. Only the ground floor and basement are ready for...More

Thank lady_isobel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on the National Lottery Thanks to You weekend in May 2018 (free entry with a lottery ticket). I was very impressed by the new below stairs interpretation which the Heritage Lottery Fund had paid for. The gardens were also lovely. The food and cakes...More

Thank Jonathan P
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely visit on Sunday. Even though it is still a bit early in the season the gardens were very nice. Lots of tulips and bluebells out. Pleasant walk throught the woods and round the lake. The house was very intesting and the people in the...More

Thank poppy463
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

The hall is a really striking looking building as you approach it ( especially with the chestnut trees in front of it in blossom as they were when we visited),Loved looking around the house and exploring the below stairs exhibition of servants working lifes and...More

Thank walkingboots2016
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This is a fascinating place to visit especially since the servants quarters have recently been opened. Wheelchair access is pretty good to the majority of the hall and a new lift has been installed this year giving access to all the floors that are open....More

1  Thank TickTockFalls
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Opened with assistance from the heritage lottery this offers a fascinating insight into life below stairs in a real country estate. The butlers pantry, bedrooms, wine cellars and laundry - all as they were! Absolutely fabulous and still smelling the coal and brewers yeast even...More

Thank Del-Gregory
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

I found my visit to the house to be very pleasant. The trip round the hall and the Servants Quarters was enjoyable and interesting,you could really get the feel of the place. Only downside is that you don’t get to see the upstairs part. The...More

Thank Pompeyjones
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Visited kelmarsh hall to see the new "below the stairs" addition. What a grest place to visit especially for young children. Lots to see and do. Dressing up and interaction. The tearoom was a must visit. We had a love lunch, ham and mustard sandwiches...More

Thank Estelle K
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

A fantastic day for all the family at Kelmarsh Hall! We enjoyed the new servants quarters, which had loads for the kids to do. And the rooms on the ground floor were just beautiful. Lots of helpful volunteers throughout our visit. We then went to...More

Thank Ssmithers1
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Response from Arnoldmick | Reviewed this property |
We didn't stay on a camp-site as it was my Son's wedding venue. Sorry
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