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Baddesley Clinton

Rising Lane | Knowle, Lapworth B93 0DQ, England
+44 1564 783294
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Quaint but....

Lovely house, original 'game' with the different scents in the rooms, pretty garden and gem of a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
stephanielamusse
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Hong Kong, China
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A smaller National Trust property worth a visit

A small and not overwhelming National Trust Building. If you want to get a taste of how the folks... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DrParticle
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Liverpool, New York
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A place to come back to Now owned by the National Trust, Baddesley Clinton was the home of the Ferrers family for 500 years. Much of the house you see today was built by Henry Ferrers, a lawyer, diarist and antiquarian, in the late 1500s. The house was a sanctuary not only for the Ferrers family, but also for persecuted Catholics who were hidden from priest hunters in its secret hiding places during the 1590s. - Start your visit with an introductory talk at the front of the house (last entrance to the house is 4.30pm) to find out more about the fascinating and unexpected stories Baddesley Clinton has to offer. - Finish by enjoying the delightful menu in the Barn Restaurant or find something to remember your day with, in our gift shop. Come back soon...We're open all year, except 24 and 25 December, so pop back to see the changing seasons in the gardens, or for one of our events. The shop, gardens and restaurant are open 9-5pm and the house opens at 11am.
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Rising Lane | Knowle, Lapworth B93 0DQ, England
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+44 1564 783294
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely house, original 'game' with the different scents in the rooms, pretty garden and gem of a church slightly off the main grounds but somehow this one didn't do it for us... it didn't have Charlecote's grandness or Packwood's charms and just came across as...More

Thank stephanielamusse
Reviewed 3 days ago

A small and not overwhelming National Trust Building. If you want to get a taste of how the folks of means lived in years past, this is good for a quick stop. The gardens are impeccable and café is pretty decent. Be wary of the...More

Thank DrParticle
Reviewed 3 days ago

As I live quite close to the NT property, this was not my first visit. Previous visits were some time ago so we thought we should re-visit. In my opinion this NT property represents all that is good about the NT. Firstly the house is...More

Thank oliver1813
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good, not pompous feels like a well loved family home. Large grounds never feels over crowded.

Thank SandraR34
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to visit. We visited on a warm Saturday and it wasn't too busy so we were able to get many nice photos. The small gardens are pretty, the woodland walk around the lake is short but very peaceful, and the kitchen garden...More

Thank H B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A smallish property surrounded by a moat with a very interesting history. This is not a property that will take a huge amount of time to look around and the gardens are not extensive. It is however definitely worth a visit

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. They provided a really engaging guided tour of the house. Some lovely stories of the family who lived there and it's chequered history over many centuries lots of intrigue and priest holes. Unusual to see a house with a moat still...More

Thank Gerrydes1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our visit to this moated Manor House. The weather wasn't great, but it didn't spoil our enjoyment. The house is very interesting and the room guides very knowledgeable. Lots to see. The gardens are lovely with some spectacular peonies in flower, lovely borders...More

Thank Moyra A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worthwhile. Lots of history. Nice Cafes here and at nearby Packwood House which is very much worth a visit.

Thank brianbluebird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A National Trust property, It was busy the day we were there, the car park was overflowing. As with all National Trust places there plenty of help from the staff & volunteers. We found the map given to us free, helpful but the scaling is...More

Thank MickTw
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70ish
Can someone tell me please how long do I need to allow to tour house and view gardens
14 August 2016|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
If you want to see the church as well as the gardens 3 hours minimum, not a place to be rushed, take it slowly and savour it.
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lesbeno
Is it worth me travelling up from Liverpool?
20 June 2016|
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Response from delboy16 | Reviewed this property |
It is a beautiful place but of course this is subjective. I hope you make the trip. We have just made the trip to York Minster.
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