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Mapledurham House

Mapledurham RG4 7TR, England
+44 118 972 3350
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Complete waste of time!!

Went here today as I have been interested for some time. Arrived to be told via intercom that... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Ann W
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Great Afternoon Cruise to Mapledurham Watermill

Our group of 70 took an afternoon river cruise from Caversham and visited Mapledurham Watermill and... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
katieg22bw
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Mapledurham House is an Elizabethan mansion on the edge of the Oxfordshire/Berkshire borders. Bordered by the river Thames, it is a most beautiful and unspoilt part of South Oxfordshire. Together with the last working watermill on the river Thames and the newly installed Archimedes screw turbine, Mapledurham is well worth a visit. Open from Easter until the end of October on Sundays and Bank Holidays (not August Bank Holiday)
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  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Went here today as I have been interested for some time. Arrived to be told via intercom that nothing was open! I realise that the house is being renovated but was led to believe that the grounds, waterwheel & gift shop were open. I my...More

Thank Ann W
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Our group of 70 took an afternoon river cruise from Caversham and visited Mapledurham Watermill and Church. We were greeted by the Miller, Corey and his wife Jane. We had a tour of the church, working mill and Archimedes screw led by Corey who gave...More

Thank katieg22bw
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Super day out . Loads of ww2 vehicles and reenactment. Highly recommended and affordable day . Loads of things to do and see .check out the website

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Shocking waste of time and money (actually could only stand it for less than an hour). It used to be ok, is now shockingly rubbish. Food wasn't anything to write home about and the music....well, haha, visited on Saturday about 2.45pm to be faced with...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Very pleasant visit . Estate very large pretty old house beautiful grounds, Travelled by car but you can get to it by a river trip from caversham.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had a 90th Birthday afternoon tea party which was overshadowed by 105 minutes of continuous church bell ringing. It was so loud being next to the tearoom we had a job to talk over it. When making enquiries about it they said they had...More

Thank evident32
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Lolaandrews, Manager at Mapledurham House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Good afternoon. I am so sorry that you didnt enjoy your time with us yesterday. In fact the church dont actually have to ask our permission - it is their church. They do advise when they would like to have visiting bell ringers out of...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely place just outside the Reading, nice mill ,pretty old house,nice cafe as well, beautiful landscape, you can come on car,but boat trip is nice 45min journey, good day out

Thank Yordan M
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Lolaandrews, Manager at Mapledurham House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Glad you enjoyed your time here - hope to welcome you back again another time

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Our trail of visiting sites where Midsomer Murders was filmed led us to Mapledurham House and we were glad that it did. A stately home with very talkative attendants to describe the many artifacts and pieces of furniture on display which certainly enriched our visit....More

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Lolaandrews, Manager at Mapledurham House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your trip (eventually). Kind regards Lola

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

fascinating experience, - a lived in aristocratic house, with church and beautiful village and country setting. very well organised interior and knowledgeable staff - including the lady of he house :-)

Thank Bernd L
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Lolaandrews, Manager at Mapledurham House, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you - so very pleased you enjoyed Mapledurham - it really is a very special place

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Visited a number of times. Enjoyed the grounds and the house and cafe. They also hold occasional live craft fairs which are great in such beautiful surroundings. Nice to sit by the river and enjoy your lunch too if wish.

Thank Niki G
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Southred
10 November 2017|
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Response from Lolaandrews | Property representative |
Yes you certainly can - on a lead please
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Elizabeth S
27 October 2017|
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Hello - very much so! They were a sign that the house was a "safe house" in the years when it was illegal to say Mass Kind regards -- Lola Andrews
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