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Broadlands

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Not just another country house

You get a guided tour at Broadlands, once the home of Lord Mountbatten of Burma. Our guide was... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Rambling_Pete
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Romsey's own stately home

A fascinating large house, home to Lord Palmerston, a Victorian politician and twice Prime... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2018
iancB5045ST
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Romsey, United Kingdom
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Built in 1767, this stately and magnificent home of Lord Mountbatten contains an extensive portrait collection, elegant furnishings and china collections.
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Broadlands Park, Romsey SO51 9ZD, England
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

You get a guided tour at Broadlands, once the home of Lord Mountbatten of Burma. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and as we were part of a small group we were able to hear everything and ask questions. The house is still lived in so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rambling_Pete
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

What a shambles.no broadlands.no interest to them anymore.now run by ex national trust employees with no interest. To the estate or broadlands.their having the time of their lives .woodland cut down.the estate that used to be well run.looked after with pride. is now a shambles...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

A fascinating large house, home to Lord Palmerston, a Victorian politician and twice Prime Minister, and also to Louis, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, a much-decorated WW2 hero and the last Viceroy of India. Visitors have to be conducted round by knowlegable local volunteers, with tours...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

This once thriving country estate is a prime example of not having an experienced estate manager who knows exactly what's entailed in the day to day running of such a place. Ex national trust employees now run broadlands & it shows. Delapidated & run down...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

This was a lovely visit,the guide had so much knowledge about the house and Lord Mountbatten. The only disappointment was that because the family lived in the house just a few rooms were open on the ground floor. Good film about Mountbatten in one of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Had a lovely time, it was very interesting to see the Barnes Wallace collection. The bus museum bought back memories of using a bus , when you could jump on and off before the stop . The Concorde was excellent especially the tour guides Had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in Romsey for nearly twenty years, and apart from visiting the annual show I had never been inside the house. It’s only open for a few weeks of the year and for a few hours each day. We decided to walk in but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank blackiw29
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Friendly welcoming staff, introductory DVD reminded us of Lord Mountbatten place in history. The guide ‘John’ was very informative and clearly had a passion for his role and stories about the house , it’s family and visitors really felt privileged to visit this family home...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

There was a warm welcome on arrival. Our excellent guide Michael gave us a very informative tour of the house and welcomed visitors comments and questions. It is very much a family home and there is a fascinating group of photographs and other pieces associated...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

My mother, a wheelchair user, and I were made to feel very welcome, both when I rang to book a disabled car parking space and on arrival. We were taken to the stable block to watch a very interesting film about Lord Mountbatten. Our guide...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Relax302326
12 September 2018|
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Response from iancB5045ST |
No. This family home is only open to the public during the summer (normally all of July and August) on weekday afternoons.
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Margaret91046
30 June 2018|
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Response from iancB5045ST |
Generally in 2018 the house is open on July and August weekday afternoons, with tours from 1pm to 3.45pm.
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