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Wrest Park

6 Wrest Park, Luton MK45 4HR, England
+44 1525 860000
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Spectacular landscaped gardens

English Heritage has clearly put a lot of work into restoring and maintaining this impressive 18th... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Soham, United Kingdom
Poor value for money and avoid the cafe

The Good: Friendly personal greeting and parking directions when approaching the house. The man is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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6 Wrest Park, Luton MK45 4HR, England
+44 1525 860000
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Reviewed yesterday

English Heritage has clearly put a lot of work into restoring and maintaining this impressive 18th century house, with its ornate and gilded state rooms in the French roccoco style, and the even more impressive gardens (which the famous landscape gardener Capability Brown helped to...More

Thank Sue_at_folly
Reviewed yesterday

The Good: Friendly personal greeting and parking directions when approaching the house. The man is probably a volunteer. The house is interesting, with plenty of information and very helpful staff (again presumably volunteers) Some of the grounds are well kept and peaceful. Trip around gardens...More

Thank Beam_me_up_Scottie
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited with friend and our children. Went on the fairy hunt which was fab. The chap who took us was wonderful and made it really fun. The kids loved the house, pavillion and bath house! Park was great and food and drink was good.

Thank rose08andolivia10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic parkland setting. Easy parking at end of long avenue. English Heritage have really enhanced the facilities at this French Chateau style house set in the most spectacular historic landscape. A worthwhile afternoon out for the family with lots to interest all. Cafe and loos...More

Thank epicurean2739
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed enormously my first visit to Wrest Park. Interesting house, gorgeous gardens and grounds. Wonderful play area for children plus plenty of grounds for them to run around in. The only down side was the tea rooms/restaurant. It was only 1.20 when we decided to...More

Thank Janna47
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first and last time I visited Wrest Park, in Silsoe Bedfordshire was over 30 years ago and it was maintained by the local horticultural college and cost 1 shilling to get in (5p) and it was a great visit then. There were no facilities...More

Thank Millroe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to wrest park visited the house and grounds, we went on a tour of the gardens by buggy which was great as one of our party doesn't walk well so it was good for us the guide was very informative, the house was...More

Thank Brenlaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited because as a senior member of English Heritage I can take the kids in free. There is plenty of space to walk inside the park but before you go in there are toilets, a cafe, picnic tables and an adventure playground. The theme...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had been planning on visiting Wrest Park for the whole summer. Finally managed to get there this weekend, Really don't know why we bothered. Was very disappointed with the house. Many of the room were just that - rooms. Empty with no information as to...More

Thank Vince H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my mum and my 7yr old visited here and were so impressed. For starters the childrens play area was beautifully designed and had a good range of equipment, and handy as right next to the large outdoor seating area and delightful cafe. Inside the...More

Thank Louise S
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Denise L
26 July 2017|
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Response from StephenJames1000 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure if you can take your bikes in to the grounds but I suspect not, just walk around it is lovely in there and not so big that you would need to bike around.
Erika L
14 August 2015|
Response from Lozy092 | Reviewed this property |
The park is great for little ones and the grounds are beautiful for s walk or a pushchair