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Old fashioned hall, very run down

Would never visit here by choice, but went to a wedding. The grounds are large, mainly lawned, the... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Great day out

A lovely place with no entry fee. Great for a day out with a picnic. Parking from £3 and just £5... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Burton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Would never visit here by choice, but went to a wedding. The grounds are large, mainly lawned, the house very dull, run down and even worse inside

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Raffiella11
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

A lovely place with no entry fee. Great for a day out with a picnic. Parking from £3 and just £5 for the whole day. Full guided tour at £5 per person was well worth it. Low at least an hour for the tour and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SueandTonyd
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Lovely garden with magnificent long border and fabulous views over the countryside. Small nursery with some great bargains

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank John S
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I read some good reviews on whatton house so thought we'd have a look on a nice sunny day, but I was little disappointed, it's very run down, it's such a shame the Chinese garden could be spectacular as to could the pond area, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank greentop56
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, slightly wild gardens Very quiet Areas of the grounds left to develop with minimal intervention

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank caterpillar1001
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I went for a walk here today and thoroughly enjoyed myself. There were lots of little areas that were hidden away where you could sit on a bench and just relax. Lots of bees as they have so many beautiful flowers. I love bees so...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bushhogt
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited today, we live locally but have never visited before and wanted somewhere to have a stroll in the sun. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the gardens and all the small areas you could experience without huge crowds....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lindsay8376
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Just north of Loughborough we found this delightful garden. It was the Spring so there were bulbs and primroses out plus early blossom. It was too early in the year for the tea room to be open which was a shame. We loved the different...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sandraclaire
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Love a stroll around the garden in the summertime to see the borders. Lots of different area's to explore.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Adele J
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The gardens are not intended to be more than a well kept family garden but are exceptional in that category. And the tea and cake are the cheapest for the quality you will find anywhere!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank meridian53
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Sue M
29 January 2018|
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Response from 01Dancer | Reviewed this property |
Well behaved dogs on leads are allowed!
4 September 2017|
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A6 from Loughborough
Steve U
9 June 2017|
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Response from whattonhouse | Property representative |
Hi Steve Apologies for missing your query. The toilets are located between the car park and the entrance and are open and accessible during garden opening hours Sunday - Friday. Kind regards, WHG