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The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir

The Hall Abbey-Cwm-Hir, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6PH, Wales
+44 1597 851727
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Words are not enough,This house should be on everyone's bucket list.

This is one of the hardest reviews I have written, words are not enough. To start I have been a... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Bob S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
A feast for the senses!

We just happened to read about this place the day before and decided to drive out and take a look... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Judith B
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The Hall is a 52 roomed, Grade 11* Gothic Revival mansion, standing in 12 acres of gardens near Llandrindod Wells in Mid Wales. The Hall offers tours to the public. The tours combine outstanding architecture, stunning interiors, thousands of collectable items and beautiful grounds. The gardens include a walled garden, woodland walks, a lake and waterfall, lawns, terraces and courtyards. From 1st November each year, all 52 rooms are decorated to individual themes for Christmas.
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The Hall Abbey-Cwm-Hir, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6PH, Wales
+44 1597 851727
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is one of the hardest reviews I have written, words are not enough. To start I have been a member of the National Trust and English Heritage for many years and I have visited most of the properties that these two establishments have to...More

2  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We just happened to read about this place the day before and decided to drive out and take a look - luckily for us there was a tour happening in an hour and we were able to join them. It was the most amazing experience...More

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I always thought 'seen one grand house, seen them all', but this is in a different league. Every one of 52 rooms differently furnished and decorated with love and care. Collections of china, glass etc but also of dolls' houses - even a motorbike. Too...More

Thank harriett53
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We stayed in Knighton for a few days and were looking for an alternative place to visit other than Ludlow. We chanced upon a leaflet in the local cafe over breakfast and our minds were made up. Disappointment was not on the agenda, despite our...More

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We found a leaflet for this wonderful, interesting place in the tourist information centre and managed to book a tour for the next day. We had a fascinating 2 hour tour around the house with one of the ladies who works there, it absolutely flew...More

Thank LincolnshireAbbie
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We were annoyed and dissapointed we followed the brown signs for this venue. Not realised you had to book. So this is a warning to others check its open and book. We would have loved to have paid a visit. As it looks really nice....More

1  Thank deepsky
abbbeycwmhir, Owner at The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

We are very sorry that The Hall was closed when you came. We do advertise wherever possible that tours are to be pre-booked. Where no bookings exist on a day there are times in which we do have to close to carry out essential maintenance....More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Having seen a brochure we decided to visit last week and on arrival we were a little disconcerted by the fact that no other visitors were there. We were warmly assured that a coach party were arriving in an hour and we could go round...More

3  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a privately owned hour, with guides given by the owners. it is a quirky place with lots of memorabilia. We particularly liked to railway station bar. Hard to describe but definitely worth a visit

Thank Alyson S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We booked the guided tour of the hall on a Wednesday afternoon in April when there was a total of 4 visitors on the tour; this meant that we had a virtually private viewing and the undivided attention of the guide. Although not one of...More

1  Thank keirmh
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely visit to the hall,very interesting and beautiful house with fantastic grounds. We spent just under 2 hours on a tour of the hall was very informative. Well worth a visit.

Thank Will020612
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10 Minutes walk away if that
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Response from abbbeycwmhir | Property representative |
The cost is £16.00pp for the fully guided 2 1/4 hour tour and full access to our 12 acre gardens. For groups of 8 or more the cost is £14.00pp, and children up to the age of 12 is £5.00pp. Entrance to the gardens only is... More