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Not a huge house by stately home standards but very interesting and worth the visit

Walking around the gardens and the house is very interesting but the below stairs tour was an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Englisheric
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Lovely House and Gardens

Kelmarsh is a lovely place to visit, allow at least three hours if you want to do justice to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roger S
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Kelmarsh NN6 9LY, England
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+44 1604 686543
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Hall is interesting especially the servants quarters which are imaginatively presented and full of information. The gardens are very much a work in progress and a guided tour is needed to appreciate what they are trying to achieve. Perhaps a bit more tidying up...More

Thank honor44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking around the gardens and the house is very interesting but the below stairs tour was an opportunity to see how much work was required to maintain the life style of the Gentry

Thank Englisheric
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I understand that it has been a long hot summer, and that irrigation may be difficult, but I expected much better gardens than I saw at Kelmarsh on 2nd September. Many of the flowers beds were neglected. No deadheading of flowers had been done to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kelmarsh is a lovely place to visit, allow at least three hours if you want to do justice to the house and gardens. Visitors to the house are confined to the ground floor and the servant quarters below this, but there is plenty to see....More

1  Thank Roger S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is possibly our new favourite place! The house itself looks very impressive as you approach, and the rooms that are open live up to this. Room guides are unobtrusive but helpful, and didn't bat an eyelid when my daughter started twirling and dancing in...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

House was beautiful and staff enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Below stairs section was really interesting. Food in the cafe was really fresh and I thought reasonably priced. Tray bake was delicious! Gardens were lovely too, particularly the walled garden.

Thank Ali B
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We didn't visit the house just the gardens .but was all very nice with lovely views and a nice place to sit overlooking the lake. We felt the café was a bit too expensive to eat there. But took a picnic.

Thank janine1012016
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We joined the first tour of the day and were shown around the house with a knowledgeable guide who told us all about the various people who had owned the house. The below-stairs rooms are interesting, too and quite extensive. They really give an idea...More

Thank Couple-Tadworth
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This year some of the basement rooms are open to the public for the first time. These include the laundry, butlers pantry, wine cellar plus others. To gain access one takes the stairs at the end of the ballroom. Also this year there are free-flow...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We visited after seeing an article in the press on dog friendly days out. Very friendly and informative staff. We spent 2 1/2 hours wandering around the gardens. Dogs are not allowed in the hall but there is an area of the tea room they...More

Thank Aletaster69
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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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