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Spencer House

27 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NR, England
+44 20 7499 8620
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Gorgeous House

Primarily only open on Sundays, Spenser House is a beautiful house. The tour lasts approximately 1... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bossier City, Louisiana
Not to be missed London, but do book

The most marvellous London experience. Fabulous house, magic location and highly informative... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Helen B
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Restored to the full splendor of its late eighteenth-century appearance, this manor house was once the residence of the Spencer family, whose famous member was Diana, Princess of Wales.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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27 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NR, England
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+44 20 7499 8620
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Primarily only open on Sundays, Spenser House is a beautiful house. The tour lasts approximately 1 hour. It is easily accessed from Green Park by going through a small private alley way.

Thank RustonTraveller
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The most marvellous London experience. Fabulous house, magic location and highly informative entertaining guide who provided a wealth of information.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic evening reception with the LSO tonight. Very special performance of the players. Unforgettable!

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

In the area so turned up to see if by any chance we could book a tour. We were lucky but I would suggest pre-book as this location is normally only open on a Sunday. Standard cost £12 with a guide book costing £2, concession...More

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Guided tour of house available each Sunday for £12. The house has been refurbished over the last 20 years. It looks superb. Second only to Buckingham Palace in its grandeur. If you like all things Georgian, this is the house to visit. Easy to get...More

1  Thank the_holloways
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Open on Sundays only and hard to find. An exploration of 8 of the entertaining rooms each more elaborate than the previous one. That is only 1/4 of the mansion. I would have liked to see one bedroom. The guide was very knowledgeable.

1  Thank JillConnecticut
Reviewed 19 January 2017

In the ultra exclusive neighbourhood around St. James, as in Rolls-Royce and yacht building businesses exclusive, we visited the London home of the Spencer family, yes, as in Princess Diana. It has been fully restored from its derelict state to its former 17th C glory...More

3  Thank AussieSK
Reviewed 30 November 2016

It's not easy to visit since only open on Sundays (& closed during August & January). If you have a Sun afternoon departure flight, you can plan to book online for the first tour at 10:30AM which finishes promptly at 11:30 and will allow plenty...More

1  Thank fbc001
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Originally the London House of the Spencer family ,and so handy during " the Season " for the adjacent St.James ' s Palace ,this very large luxurious townhouse is mightily impressive . Now leased to the Rothschilds,who have successfully and sympathetically restored the house to...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Tucked away down a small road off Piccadilly facing St James's Park this elegant town house, or palace, is well worth a visit. Each of the eight rooms open to the public on this guided tour are superbly restored to their Georgian grandeur and about...More

Thank CruiseInvestor
St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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Margaret W
Are children welcome? Is there a recommended minimum age?
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Response from fbc001 | Reviewed this property |
You should email Spencer House directly to ask about their rule on it