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Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead NG15 8GE, England
+44 1623 455900
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get a ice cream

well what can i say if i been once i been a hundred times,love this place but make sure you dont... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gary M
Beautiful attraction to visit

This is an interesting place to visit, especially if you have an interest in Lord Byron. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Originally built in 1164 as an Augustinian priory, this became the ancestral home of poet Lord Byron.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Newstead Abbey Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead NG15 8GE, England
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+44 1623 455900
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Reviewed yesterday

well what can i say if i been once i been a hundred times,love this place but make sure you dont rush,really look at the abbey try to see if you can find and old historic markings,get a ice cream and enjoy the time here...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an interesting place to visit, especially if you have an interest in Lord Byron. The grounds are full of interesting separate areas to visit. I personally found the Japanese garden charming. There are beautiful ponds to admire. Also great vistas. I did find...More

Thank Delvingman
Reviewed 1 week ago

School summer holiday, so we took 2 cars to give the children a good run around. The Abbey grounds are absolutely lovely and we thought the £6 per car entry fee was good value. We don't appreciate the park enough and have decided that as...More

1  Thank barbarasng21
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Barbarang21, Thanks for your rating and review. Its great that as a local resident you came to visit us, We all overlook what is on our doorstep sometimes. if you're thinking about coming often, as season pass might make better value for you. You...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection of sandwiches and cakes, although they are more expensive than expected. Service is slow, too. The exterior seating is very pleasant when it s not raining. The peacock may join you after your meal.More

Thank Sheila R
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Sheila R, Thanks for your rating and review. We are working hard to improve our service for our Cafe customers. You don't say when you came, but at busy times there are waits to be served. We do a good range of homemade cakes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a bacon baguette which was very nice but itt took them about 20 minutes to get it to me even though they were not that busy. The tea was good and got a potfull with about 3 cups in it but it was about...More

Thank jmhowitt
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi jmhowitt, Thanks for your rating and review. Firstly let us apologise if you didnt think we delivered your food quickly enough for you. Every order is cooked to request so that its as fresh as can be, which means at peak times we can...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to visit . Plenty of grounds for children to play but there is water to watch out for. It's a shame the abbey is only open at weekends and school holidays because its well worth a visit.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alison and Andy, Thanks for your rating and review. We're working on getting the House open more frequently, but this is something that will take us time, as we build up a bigger customer base. The Playground is excellent fun for the kids, but...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit Newstead Abbey as I had run out of things to do with my 7yrs old son so living so close and never been there before we took a trip out. Parking is £6 for the day so not too much to...More

Thank redstar1972
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Redstar1972, Thanks for your rating and review, The larger part of the gardens are accessible for people with mobility problems and on the whole is wheelchair accessible. Many parts of the gardens are grade 1 listed, so we are unable to change them. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having paid the steep entrance fee of £6 just to visit the café for lunch. Once at the cafe I was astounded by the truculent, bordering on insolent waitress, for whom serving customers was obviously a real bind & terrible chore for her. Without a...More

3  Thank Gavin A
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gavin A, Thanks for your rating and review. Firstly let us apologise that the service you received was well below our expected standard. We have had a number of new staff members start and we'll be investigating who was on duty that day and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on my own with my dog and although there didn't appear to be a sign saying no dogs in the Cafe, I was told as I stood in the queue that they were not allowed in. I understand this, but it makes it...More

Thank Carolyn G
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carolyn G, Thanks for your rating and review. We welcome visitors with dogs into the Park and Gardens on leads. They are welcome in the Cafe courtyard, but due to hygiene reasons are not permitted in the Cafe itself. There are places to tether...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grounds and gardens are always nice to walk around the Japanese water garden is my favorite There's a semi tropical area against a South facing wall The cafeteria is always good for coffee and cake as well as some specialsMore

Thank IanBeasley
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi IanBeasley, Thanks for your rating and review. We welcome dogs on leads in the gardens and there are plenty of places to stop and rest around the different areas. Dogs are permitted in the Cafe courtyard, for those wishing to stop in for Tea...More

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jrdo5959
20 June 2017|
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Response from NewsteadHost | Property representative |
Hi, Car entry is £6.00 per car. This includes parking and entry to the Gardens. If you want to visit the House, it is open on weekends 12-4pm (last entry 3pm) and is £8 Adult or £6 conc. Kind Regards...
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Graham S
3 April 2017|
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Response from MFB1968 | Reviewed this property |
Thankfully you actually get to interact with a person, so they can make change for you.
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Lesley B
23 February 2017|
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Response from NewsteadHost | Property representative |
Hi Lesley, We can arrange private tours of the House on weekdays, but this has to be pre-booked and we have a minimum group size of 10. We are not currently open for a general self led visit at any other time than you have... More
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