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The Manor at Hemingford Grey

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The Manor, Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon PE18 9AL, England
+44 1480 463134
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Fascinating

Enjoyed a fascinating tour of this amazing house, plus a walk around the beautiful gardens. Highly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The_Lark
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Cambridgeshire
A wonderful, magical place.

I loved this place. A wonderfully personal experience, such a delightful lady showed us round her... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Elizabeth R
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Peterborough
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This is a historic house and is different site altogether from Hemingford Grey House (a residential conference center).
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“green knowe” (27 reviews)
“lucy boston” (28 reviews)
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The Manor, Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon PE18 9AL, England
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+44 1480 463134
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a fascinating tour of this amazing house, plus a walk around the beautiful gardens. Highly recommended.

Thank The_Lark
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I loved this place. A wonderfully personal experience, such a delightful lady showed us round her home and shared her passion with us. I had not read Lucy Boston's children's books before, but having visited I promptly bought the first one and so glad I...More

Thank Elizabeth R
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

My wife and I had rejoined HHA again (£80.00..visited 25 properties last year) and decided to visit The Manor Gardens whilst traveling to St Ives and then on to Anglesey Abbey(NT) nr Cambridge on Bank Holiday Monday 7th . All though only strolling around the...More

Thank busterSolihull
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I forget what made me look up the Manor on google - it may have been a half remembered fragment I once heard of someone going past the river gate and being invited in by Lucy Boston, the previous owner of the property. I read...More

Thank Andy G
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

My wife and I visited the Manor and gardens in Hemingford Grey after a university reunion in Cambridge. Although we had lived in Cambridge of many years, we had never visited before. We parked on the street next to the river, not realising that there...More

1  Thank Richard_Harpum
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful home, grounds, and overall tour! I read the Green Knowe books as a child, and was filled with eager anticipation of seeing this home; I was not disappointed one iota. My husband and friend came with me - neither having even heard of the...More

Thank Linda K
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Beautiful garden and so many varieties and some rare. House tours are available too, quite a bit of local and very old history right on the Ouse.

1  Thank Randy W
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is described as the oldest inhabited house in England. If you visit the gardens in summer you are in for a treat; the Manor garden fronts onto the river, and is filled with cottage garden plants, fragrant roses, and many varieties of trees and...More

2  Thank John T
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We had the absolute fortune last week to visit. Kate kindly took us round the house on behalf of Diana and we felt so privileged to have the opportunity. The house and the history and stories associated with it are fascinating. I particularly enjoyed looking...More

Thank AnnandKeith
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

The Manor at Hemingford Grey is a rarity - a house that has been lived in continuously for nearly 900 years. And it's the setting for one of the most magical books from my childhood. If you can get a tour with the current owner,...More

2  Thank RosemaryandPorkBelly
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