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Forty Hall & Estate

Forty Hill, Enfield EN2 9HA, England
+44 20 8363 8196
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Excellent day out, TERRIBLE cafe

We come to Forty Hall a few times a year & it always delights. The boys can cycle on the perfect... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KatieCordell
via mobile
Great wedding venue but disappointing staff

I came here for a wedding about two weeks ago. My rating does not reflect my opinion of the venue... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rachel S
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London, United Kingdom
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“farm shop” (10 reviews)
“walled garden” (13 reviews)
“hall estate” (5 reviews)
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Forty Hill, Enfield EN2 9HA, England
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+44 20 8363 8196
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"farm shop"
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"walled garden"
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"hall estate"
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"ducks and geese"
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"lovely house"
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"ancient trees"
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"lord mayor"
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"grounds are beautiful"
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"run around"
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"car park"
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"worth a visit"
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"great walk"
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"outdoor events"
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"christmas market"
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"water bottles"
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"face painting"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come to Forty Hall a few times a year & it always delights. The boys can cycle on the perfect paths & wallow in the stream. It’s SUCH a shame that the cafe is so disappointing. One time they refused to fill our water...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for a wedding about two weeks ago. My rating does not reflect my opinion of the venue itself or the wedding but how disappointed I am in the staff. My friend and I had our bags stolen from this venue after leaving...More

Thank Rachel S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this lovely restored house, an oasis of calm looking over a lime avenue, woodland and fields. Beautifully restored to it’s original colour palette through the last 350 years. Very child friendly and informative. Lovely gardens and many walks through the estate grounds.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this morning which was our first time despite having lived very close over umber of years.The car park is adequate with plenty of disabled parking bays. Nice walk through the trees up to the main house. The house itself is not overflowing with furniture...More

Thank roging
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I have been blessed with living near to Forty Hall so I have been visiting the grounds for many years and took my children there when they were small and now take my grandchildren there. It is a beautiful and serene place to walk through...More

1  Thank BarbaraG1981
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The house is obviously historic but not greatly interesting, I wonder if it would be better in the hands of the national trust. It looks a little bit too modern. Gift shop very expensive and not really relevant to the house. The gardens, especially the...More

3  Thank EssexYvonne
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This has something for all the family. Interesting restored historic house, formal garden and estate with lakes, walks and lots of lovely picnic spots. All free of charge including parking.

Thank Hilary D
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

First time at the Village Fete event at Forty Hall. Second year it has run. Really well attended and good to see so many families. Lots to do - farmers' market, stalls, face-painting, henna art, story- telling etc. Lots of food and drink available as...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

The house is free to go around and is quite interesting. Extensive grounds and trails for a walk, and plenty of benches round the pond for the elderly to sit. Also a pleasant little cafe. However, they know how to look after a special event....More

Thank VHVanBC
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Visited this beautiful estate as a day with a friend I have visited a couple of times before but it was my friend’s first visit. The house is free entry and if you like walking around restorative grand estates you will enjoy. Owned by Lord...More

1  Thank evaf19
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Marina M
21 April 2018|
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Response from AmbridgeGirl | Reviewed this property |
It opens fairly early but look at their website. I've been walking there as early as 9am. Enjoy.
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31cal
5 May 2017|
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Response from alan c | Reviewed this property |
The house is open every weekend and is free entry. Have a good visit. Don't forget to leave time to view the gardens. The car park is free also . Regards Alan
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roseamberflora
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Response from Shirley R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't have a dog but seen a few in the grounds.
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