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Wingfield Manor

Wingfield Manor Manor Road, South Wingfield, England
+44 1773 832060
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Glorious ruins!

We were walking on a public footpath today in rural Derbyshire, and the wonderful (though distant... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Brian T
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing history brought to life

Book in advance for a tour of this impressive site. Much bigger and better preserved than expected... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Jane E
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Wingfield Manor Manor Road, South Wingfield, England
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

We were walking on a public footpath today in rural Derbyshire, and the wonderful (though distant) views it afforded of the ruins of this once spectacular manor house reminded me of a mental note I made back in September 2017 following a guided tour of...More

3  Thank Brian T
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Book in advance for a tour of this impressive site. Much bigger and better preserved than expected and SO much history of C15 and beyond. Mary, Queen of Scots, and various English nobility. Fabulous tale told by Greg, the lively, experienced and extremely well informed...More

Thank Jane E
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Fabulous tour round wingfield manor. The guide Greg brought it to life. This is a fabulous hidden gem. It's been a ruin for centuries but it is extremely well preserved and must have been an impressive sight in its heyday. Highly recommended for history buffs.

Thank lizstanyard
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

My husband]s uncle used to assist on tours of this place so know so much of its history and hence enjoy visiting

Thank Valerie B
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had visited Wingfield Manor many years ago just before English Heritage took it over. We wandered around and just soaked up the atmosphere of this historical ruin......such a lot of history with its Mary Queen of Scots connection and then later the Civil War...More

1  Thank lavender470
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Wingfield manor is steeped in history such a huge enchanting house, the catacombs or crypt as it is called is very well preserved and fascinating, not sure if the old barn is open to the public but that in itself is worth a visit. There...More

1  Thank UkDingle
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

Wingfield Manor was built in the 1450s and was the model for Hampden Court. It is a magnificent ruin, but unfortunately English Heritage only open it for the first Saturday of every summer month, and then only for guided tours. This isn't a place for...More

2  Thank jake1642
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

the place has become very overgrown and run down. Shame when it used to be so lovely. Don't know if anyone is doing anything with it but as far as I can tell you can only walk past these days

Thank 0798anne
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

Very interesting but mostly derelict, old medieval Manor House. Access is a real problem with virtually no parking. Worth a visit, but so much more could be made of this historic building.

Thank Basle123
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

arrived to find that you can no longer visit this historical building. looks to be neglected by English heritage despite its historical significance. A sign on the gate states visits possible on day a month by appointment - needs to be re-opened and promoted before...More

3  Thank jamie f
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