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Stanway Watermill

This is really interesting, and the millers enthusiastic and knowledgable. The mill pond is high... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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not an easy place to visit! (rarely open)

Stanway hose delivers a rare opportunity to explore a manor house that is still lived in by his... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
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This beautiful manor house is complemented by a restored 18th-century water garden and magnificent fountain, one of the world’s tallest garden fountains reaching more than 300 feet high.
Toddington GL54 5PQ, England
+44 1386 584469
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is really interesting, and the millers enthusiastic and knowledgable. The mill pond is high up, the height of the top floor of the mill, and full of wildlife. The water runs a huge overshot wheel. The whole mill shakes when the machinery runs! Close...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

Stanway hose delivers a rare opportunity to explore a manor house that is still lived in by his Earl owner. The house combines furniture and artefacts from the 16th century and every day electronics... The house also carries some amazing stories about the ancestors of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Udi S
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The house and fountain are not open that often to the public so go see it if you can. The house and grounds are quite nice - we learned that they have been in the same family for centuries. Inside the house you can use...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Lots of history at this place. Lived in today. Flour mill operating on the property is interesting and water powered if you have not seen one. The house and property are very run down. An energetic guide helped but it was twice as long a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Great day out especially in the sun shine Plenty to see and nice walks in the grounds Fountain is spectacular

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Stanway with our Historic Houses group. The two male guides were waiting outside the gatehouse and gave us a warm welcome. After an introductory talk we had coffee & biscuits in the house. We split into 2 groups and all had an informative...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChristineR83
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a great place to spend an afternoon, only open June, July and August and on Tuesdays and Thursdays 2pm till 5pm. Make sure you are in the area at this time, you will not be disappointed. The fountain is wow, something to see....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fudgebaker
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This stately home is only open periodically over the year so best to check in advance as the owners still reside there and, I believe, they occasionally use it for film sets. It is quite quirky with many interesting features and stories to reveal and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jacquik990
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I was face painting for a private party in the barn in August. Stunning gardens. Open a couple of days a week so check before visiting

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jofunkyfacepainter
Reviewed 18 August 2018

HHA member so free access. Tea shop. Introductory film room. Impressive Tythe barn is seen initially as the entry desk is positioned there. Interesting shabby chic rooms. Nice church attached. The spectacular fountain is the main feature or draw of this property, set off twice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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18 October 2017|
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Response from Marilyn0909 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The owner has a dog that goes around with him so I should think that dogs would be allowed in the gardens - and so you'd see the fountain. As for the House, I'm not sure so would advise you to phone. Hope this helps. M
Bethany G
26 September 2017|
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Response from GCATDA | Reviewed this property |
You can go in the house and it is worth a visit. However it is only open at certain times of the year and is now closed for 2017. I belong to the HHA historic house association and like the national trust it has a yearly... More
28 April 2017|
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Response from Lorraine D |
Toilets on site