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Walk and visit .

Have been here a few times before. House and gardens are very interesting , although November... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Taunton, United Kingdom
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Interesting old house

Spent an afternoon looking around this old house. The couple showing people around were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Knightshayes Court Bolham, Tiverton EX16 7RQ, England
+44 1884 254665
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have been here a few times before. House and gardens are very interesting , although November isn't the best time to visit. ... This place also has dog friendly walks away from the house,gardens ,across fields and woodland ..The cafeteria is well stocked and does...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an afternoon looking around this old house. The couple showing people around were very knowledgable. A good way to spend a wet afternoon

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely old historic site which was built by a businessman/family who moved there factory to Tiverton as as result of the troglodytes. The last family/business members had not family to give the house to therefore left it to the National Trust and their business is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always love a visit to Knightshayes. This summer my children (and hubby) loved the trails, especially the rope one, please do it again! Lovely grounds and nice staff.

Thank kezi75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on our way home from Barnstaple and what a great place. The grounds are really large with some stunning views and lovely walks. As it’s autumn only the downstairs of the house was open but it was still very interesting. The cafe...More

Thank SueTimmis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Gothic Revival style house nestled in the Devon landscape. Each of the rooms had a story to tell of its own and also a story to follow from early horror / thriller books such as Sherlock Holmes. An interesting way for people to experience...More

Thank davee693
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A recent return visit to this property , due to the change in permissions to allow indoor photography, was not happy last time at it's exclusion as the insides are stunning. However all is now good. What a place, the insides seem never ending ,...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've lived 10 minutes away from this place for 18 years and have only ever visited the woodlands. On my day off I decided to explore inside the house & gardens. Well worth the trip (it was such a long way to go!) I became...More

Thank daintyriches
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Knightshayes on the most perfect autumn day and felt so utterly blessed. The house is stunning on its own but to be able to wander through the beautiful gardens and park were a treat. Then to top it off we had an excellent...More

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely afternoon visiting knighthays court. What a beautiful & interesting house, & fantastic gardens. The cream teas are amazing

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21 May 2018|
Response from Wanderlustiger | Reviewed this property |
The pay barrier is in the stable block, near the shop and cafe, between the main car park and the house. There is a car park just on the left inside the estate entrance, which is perfect for walking in the park, so you can... More
6 April 2018|
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Response from Wanderlustiger | Reviewed this property |
The cafe is in the old stable block. One way in takes you through the pay barrier, but the cafe courtyard is open from the other side, so you can just walk round the building to get into the courtyard and cafe. It's a... More
18 February 2018|
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Response from craigb1990 | Reviewed this property |
If I'm honest I couldn't answer these I'm sure they have something. Worth ringing them up and asking though it's a must visit.