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Pleasure and for Christmas fayre

Extremely welcoming team in an inspirational and tranquil area of East Sussex near the A21 South of... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2016
Helen S
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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Interesting and quirky

Great place, a living museum where the staff play the instruments. Amazing house, with great well... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2015
Kent UK
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4 Feb 2016
“Pleasure and for Christmas fayre”
22 Nov 2015
“Interesting and quirky”
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Finchcocks Riseden, Goudhurst TN17 1HH, England
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Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Extremely welcoming team in an inspirational and tranquil area of East Sussex near the A21 South of London. A beautiful setting for viewing the countryside and meeting with friends and family. Large picnic area and on site facilities for all including a cafe.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Helen S
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Great place, a living museum where the staff play the instruments. Amazing house, with great well kept gardens, and very friendly owners. good food available in the undercroft. It's well off the road, so not accessible by walkable / public transport really.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank phillkentuk
Reviewed 3 August 2015

A beautiful location, a warm lovely house and the instruments were great especially as they were demonstrated at certain times and the musicians played and talked about the instruments as you walked around. I do not play the keyboards but all can have a go...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank MW2822
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We were made very welcome and sat down just in time for an interesting and delightful demonstration concert given by the owner and another artist - price included in the entry fee. The owner is wrapped up in his wonderful collection and full of information....More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank TashaKent
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

I was looking for a way of passing the time while my husband was on a course, and was pleased to find Finchcocks as I am fascinated by musical instruments. It's not a museum where everything of interest is behind ropes or in glass cases...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Barbarajeh
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We booked a concert given by Kate Semmens, a beautiful soprano and Steven Devine, a harpsichordist singing and playing pieces from the Anna Magdalena notebooks. The concert was in one of the rooms dedicated to an amazing collection of keyboard instruments and the intimate Georgian...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Nkokonjeru
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We went just looking for a place to go and was really impressed by the building and gardens, very well preserved and maintained . The front is very impressive and a real picture opportunity. The collection of musical instruments is simply staggering. If music and...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Sammy509
Reviewed 22 May 2015

We had a lovely evening at Finchcocks. We enjoyed a very good 2 course candle lit meal in the Cellar restaurant. I had a nice glass of merlot with duck and red cabbage. I have attached a photo of the dessert which was a work...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank travellingteapot
Reviewed 4 May 2015

I bought scarves with music symbols and two musical instruments for fun to blow on. Glass of wine with the concert. Amusing musical instruments. Must go back for the daytime tour. Managed to see the musical instruments during the evening concert but forgot the cellar...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Angela L
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We had a very nice visit to Finchcocks on easter Monday.As the museum has limited opening times it was a good time to go. The museum is in beautiful grounds and has lovely gardens with plenty of seating,inside is a great collection of keyboards from...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Kevin S
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