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Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer Lytton, who wrote 'It was a dark and stormy night'. This beautiful gothic mansion is situated 29 miles north of London with direct access...more
Knebworth SG1 2AX, England
+44 1438 812661
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I loved the dinosaurs. They did look tired and sad however they are the dominant figures of the gardens. The gardens were sick too.

4  Thank Ainsley H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 April 2015

They charge £9.50 per peson for entrance for which you get virtually nothing except parking. The cafe is poor with little choice. The toilets were in a poor state of cleanliness and in need of repair. The attractions were few and of little attraction. Extremely...More

6  Thank Steve W
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another year another lovely Christmas fair! Lots of lovely stalls and food/drink outlets. The highlight for us was the polar bear show and the enchanted garden with Father Christmas. As well as a story show and beautifully decorated rooms your little ones also gets to...More

Thank KirstyAnn S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very expensive, cost over £50 just to get in and go into the Enchanted Garden. Everything was over priced, £9 for a small pizza, £15 for 2 pies! £2.50 for a bottle of water. Family of 4 adults and 2 children lunch with a drink...More

1  Thank Carol L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not enough to do for the whole day. Fort was good fun for the children, ours were 7 and 8. Plenty of picnic tables to sit at. Bouncy Castle and slides were well supervised. Dinosaur trail a bit tired looking but kids enjoyed it. 4/5...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last year it was called a Frost Fair and was good! Lots of stalls, good variety of stalls, lots of 'home-made' items at reasonable prices, good variety of food being sold (not food to eat there and then) and Christmassy atmosphere. This year it is...More

Thank Gaynor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went today but not very inspiring. Some Christmas Stalls and a lot of other stalls. Queues for food and drink are very long. Queued 20 mins for a cup of coffee. Santa was a big disappointment. A complicated story before seeing Santa went completely...More

1  Thank MarilynCarole
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the winter fair today (friday) and they have introduced a new way of paying and entering - good luck best hope its not raining. Outside stalls were ok but getting a coffee was a joke, the coffee stall wasn't serving coffee but you...More

1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today with the girlfriend for the winter festival. Was a very nice day the only thing that let it down was the site map we were given was slightly misleading. Plenty of stalls and vendors for all you could want.

Thank BennC14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Queued for half a hour to get in on Friday at 1100hrs as there were only two cashiers. We paid cash then waited while the tickets were individually printed and then these needed scanning five metres along the path. Really! We were told we should...More

1  Thank Inspire44798591196
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you once again Knebworth for another wonderful family day out. Today Nov 1st 2018, it was absolutely pouring down, and it didn't dampen a moment of our day. Staff were lovely, pumpkin trail great, gardens beautiful, dinosaur as good as always. Oh and the...More

Thank SJH42
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, we are so pleased that the rain did not dampen your day. The staff on duty will be delighted to hear your thoughtful words, which have been forwarded to them all. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the Halloween Afternoon Tea very much. Attention to detail on the cake fancies was very evident. The food was delicious and more than enough was provided. Martin and the two waitresses were very attentive and friendly. The chilled glass of Prosecco was a perfect...More

Thank Mike H
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted that you enjoyed the food served at the Afternoon Tea and will pass your feedback on to Martin and the other staff that worked on the event. If you are looking to attend another in future, perhaps you would be interested in...More

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24 July 2018|
Response from Matt S | Property representative |
Tours are included with House admission and are guided on most days, lasting approximately one hour. On busy event days and Sundays in July and August, tours operate on a ‘free-flow’ basis, giving visitors the opportunity to... More
23 July 2018|
Response from Matt S | Property representative |
The Garden Terrace Tea Room serves a range of refreshments and light lunches. We also have a Gift Shop stocks a wide range of affordable gifts and souvenirs, seasonal plants for your garden and concert memorabilia, much of... More
Gemma D
11 April 2017|
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Response from KnebworthHouse | Property representative |
We ask for tickets to be printed off.