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Cottesbrooke Gardens

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Evening visit with head gardener

What a fantastic experience! Beautiful gardens and great to have a guide to explain the history of... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Leicester, United Kingdom
Super gardens and lovely wild area beside a river

I visited on a sunny day. The house and gardens are located in a bit of a maze of minor roads but... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
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Cottesbrooke Hall, Northampton NN6 8PF, England
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

What a fantastic experience! Beautiful gardens and great to have a guide to explain the history of the house and gardens.

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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

I visited on a sunny day. The house and gardens are located in a bit of a maze of minor roads but quite well signposted. The gardens are varied and interesting, particularly the wild garden across the park road from the main house. Big car...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Went with a group so enjoyed a tour of the house with an exceptionally accomplished guide. Lots of insight into the family and the history of the house. Superb gardens and you could easily allow a good hour to see all these. Tour of the...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We returned to visit one of our favourite gardens at Cottesbrooke Hall . The peaceful atmosphere is the same as is the layout. The borders have been replanted and we found them to be boring and unadventurous. OK, it’s a changeover period from spring to...More

1  Thank Londoner3
Reviewed 18 May 2018

My husband and I visited cottesbrooke house and gardens today and really enjoyed the experience. We were shown around the house by an exceptionally knowledgeable guide. The house contains some interesting artwork, bronzes, pottery and furniture. We followed the tour with tea and cake from...More

Thank lizflo2017
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We visited Cottersbroke Manor And Gardens on a very hot Bank Holiday. The house is a delight, with many attractive rooms full of paintings and ceramics with an emphasis on horses. Our guide was excellent, giving us just the right amount of history and comment...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Only visited the gardens today, which were a sheer delight especially the "wild" garden. Have done the house tour before, which concentrated rather too much on sporting art for my taste. Good tearooms, plenty of seats, cakes tend to run out early, spotless loos. I...More

2  Thank UKHec
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I was born only a few miles away and always enjoyed the scenery along the gated road - so peaceful. The hall itself is worth a visit and the family still live there. The gardens and tea rooms are fantastic - the gardens have so...More

1  Thank whatcanwesay
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a most wonderful house bein built circa 1702 . The house is lived in by the Macdonald-Buchanan family and hence has a lived in feel,unlike some other houses which feel like a museum. The interior is beautifully furnished with particular emphasis on equestrian...More

Thank happygardenerKent
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We visited on August Bank holiday when the hall was open as well as the gardens.The house is fantastic viewed from front or back with good views of the surrounding area too. The gardens are first rate even at this time of year when a...More

Thank Liz H
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