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Baddesley Clinton

Rising Lane | Knowle, Lapworth B93 0DQ, England
+44 1564 783294
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Excellent

Had a lovely guided walk around the gardens with Dorothy. The house is lovely with a roaring fire... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andy K
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Get out in the countryside

We love it here and made a little bit more famous recently has it has links to the gun powder plot... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
shellybham
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A place to come back to Now owned by the National Trust, Baddesley Clinton was the home of the Ferrers family for 500 years. Much of the house you see today was built by Henry Ferrers, a lawyer, diarist and antiquarian, in the late 1500s. The house was a sanctuary not only for the Ferrers family, but also for persecuted Catholics who were hidden from priest hunters in its secret hiding places during the 1590s. - Start your visit with an introductory talk at the front of the house (last entrance to the house is 4.30pm) to find out more about the fascinating and unexpected stories Baddesley Clinton has to offer. - Finish by enjoying the delightful menu in the Barn Restaurant or find something to remember your day with, in our gift shop. Come back soon...We're open all year, except 24 and 25 December, so pop back to see the changing seasons in the gardens, or for one of our events. The shop, gardens and restaurant are open 9-5pm and the house opens at 11am.
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Rising Lane | Knowle, Lapworth B93 0DQ, England
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+44 1564 783294

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a lovely guided walk around the gardens with Dorothy. The house is lovely with a roaring fire and xmas decorations. Lots of garden work been done since our last visit......3 hours with a picnic in the greenhouse....what a lovely late autumn day out.

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We love it here and made a little bit more famous recently has it has links to the gun powder plot. Lovely grounds to walk around. Very friendly staff in the cafe. National trust property. They organise various kiddy trails through the year so I...More

Thank shellybham
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been here before but my husband has not so we decided to make this our stop off on our journey home from Devon as we always like to call somewhere. The house is nice and there was a lot of information about the...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Started visit by going to cafe for a snack lunch. Then toured the house (not used in recent BBC series Gunpowder as indicated on programme). Still very interesting with plenty of things to see to usual National Trust standard

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 5 days ago

A lovely moated Manor House with lots of history belonging to the Ferrers family for many years . They were Catholics at the time of James 1 & Elizabeth 1 when the Protestants picked on them etc The house has a large chapel and numerous...More

Thank Phil570
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unusual house with full moat around it. Quite unique. Also gardens and grounds for strolling. Well preserved inside with plenty of remaining artefacts. A very warm feeling house and must have been a real experience to live there. There a small cafe and shop on...More

Thank all_travel_now
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited before but it was very busy then and you could barely get into the rooms. Much quieter this time and we enjoyed taking our time to read the information boards. We were very impressed with the room guides as they had a...More

Thank JerseyGirl1981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, its a good place to go, a moated house with history, parkland and things for kids to do. The day did not start well. The car park was full, the overflow not in use and we were greeted with " you could always go...More

2  Thank rodburris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the nicest National Trust properties in this area. Lovely wood panelled Manor House with a cosy feel, a moat, and pretty garden and woodland area. There are a selection of walks that can be done from the house. Has a very good cafe...More

1  Thank Liz H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with the family including a baby, having visited several times in the past. The place just gets better; there are the trips round the beautiful historic moated house; the short walk around the lake; and the longer walks around estate; a well stocked secondhand...More

1  Thank Nick B
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14 August 2016|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
If you want to see the church as well as the gardens 3 hours minimum, not a place to be rushed, take it slowly and savour it.
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lesbeno
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Response from delboy16 | Reviewed this property |
It is a beautiful place but of course this is subjective. I hope you make the trip. We have just made the trip to York Minster.
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