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The Old Post Office

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Address: Tintagel, England
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+44 1840 770024
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Great insight into Medieval house.

Wonderfull old building which gives a rare insight into life in medieval times.How has the roof lasted all these years!?

Reviewed 2 days ago
john r
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aylesbury
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aylesbury
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderfull old building which gives a rare insight into life in medieval times.How has the roof lasted all these years!?

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St Neots, United Kingdom
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738 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Churches and castles from the medieval era are common in England; not so for medieval houses. This is a rare, albeit slate, medieval survivor. Stabilized and restored by the National Trust to several different periods of the house's existence. Enjoyed climbing up to the old maid's "shelf" and seeing the kitchen area. Good information on restoration work. Nice, small garden... More 

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Thank Dave C
Lowestoft, England
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit . Some of the contents data back to the 1600 'so. It is filled with history and has a beautiful garden

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Thank brummyboy1964
Whangarei, New Zealand
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242 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The outside of this historic building is fascinating and in some respects defies gravity, particularly the undulating roof. It has a unique style all of it's own and there is evidence of many additions to the original structure, albeit completed with the utmost sympathy. The internal aspects are in some ways a little disappointing being a mismatch of furniture and... More 

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Thank Bernard R
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We didn't go into the Post office but it is a beautiful building well worth visiting. It is just so quaint.

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This post office, looks so good from outside, you would not think it was a post office, not sure after a vist that has changed, but a vist is well worth it. Some lovely old rooms, mind your heads ! The back garden is really nice to. National Trust own it so members are free.

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Thank Dave W
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite small but worth a visit, very interesting. Not really aosteoporosis ffice but a room is laid as a post office would have been. The history of the building is interesting.

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Thank Janice K
Beverley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a good hour looking around The Old Post Office, so interesting and only £4 per adult, unless you're a National Trust member. We thoroughly enjoyed the visit and the garden.

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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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331 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great old building maintained for us by the trust. Full of interesting building styles and informative leaflets about the building, its uses and construction dates and methods

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Thank Sandy B
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a post office the property is unsurprisingly pretty small. That's not to say it's not worth seeing as it is a quirky little building to see if in the area - it just wouldn't be something to make a trip out of the way to visit. The decision to make the focus of presentation about words and their origins... More 

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