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Marble Hill House

Closes in 24 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting tour

I live locally and have noticed that the house is looking a little run down and only open on... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
KAW687
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London, United Kingdom
A beautiful Palladian house with an interesting history

First, the man (John) in the reception needs to go to a charm school. Really rude and brusque. No... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
John D
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Marble Hill House Marble Hill Park Richmond Road, Twickenham TW1 2NL, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Took advantage of the recent heritage open day and booked onto a guided tour as it was free. It was a good opportunity to see the house as it is only open in the summer and even then the times are limited. It's also one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

I live locally and have noticed that the house is looking a little run down and only open on weekends and only for tours. Had been a while ago and had a male tour guide who was rather unfriendly and very dry. This time we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank KAW687
Reviewed 15 July 2018

First, the man (John) in the reception needs to go to a charm school. Really rude and brusque. No welcome, not even a good morning! Where does EH find such awful people who have to deal with the paying public?. A beautiful place, the rooms...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank John D
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I arrived at Marble Hill House after a 20 minute walk from Twickenham station (it was a scenic tour so I enjoyed it - St Margarets Station is closer). I initially didn't know how to get in as the House appeared completely shut. However, I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Travelling_Tweet
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I generally dislike guides tours of country houses as I prefer to explore them by myself. However, the guide of this house was super. They were not only knowledgeable but they also were able to question and discuss some of the issues with the prevailing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank Historrygrrrl
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The guide from Friends of Marble Hill house was very interesting and through. We all learned a lot about the history of the place. It is managed by English Heritage. The park surrounding the house is very beautiful and where I used to play as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank margaretcottenden
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I had a wonderful tour of this beautiful house, the guide was a lovely lady who provided lots of info and interesting details about the building and occupants in a beautiful story-telling style. And the relationship between Henrietta Howard and King George... The wallpaper in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank FelyLondonSummer
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

My mother in law wanted to visit MHH for her birthday and so I organised it. After three phone calls I finally managed to hear back from someone to tell explain how we book a tour of the house (entry into the house is strictly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 135bexa
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely house under restoration but well worth it, go round with the guide, he is brilliant, absolutely great history lesson, knew so much about the house, occupants etc. so interesting with all the juicy bits. Highly recommend

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Oz22
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Good quality portraits, good for education and discoveries, look out for the hidden wall 'lol' see if you can find the fridge bit of an ancient one check it out

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank WILDSURFER2018
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Response from Susie D | Reviewed this property |
No it was not necessary to make a reservation ahead for the tours of Marble Hill House. The entrance is through the shop, where one can book on arrival. At the time we visited there was no problem with getting places just... More
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