Stoneywell
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10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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  • mike s
    United Kingdom548 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Rural Idyllic visit
    Lovely house with interesting stories brought to life by helpful friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. Beautiful setting with wonderful views. Ideal for picnics which are necessary as there are no refreshments available. Very difficult to find - we spent 20 mins going round in circles so don't trust satnav. One (hidden ) signpost opposite car cark which is some way from house due to NIMBY approach of neighbours and Local Authority who want to keep this hidden gem hidden. Need to book as space in cottage limited but worth planning for a day out with a good book and picnic. Not suitable for those with problems of mobility.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 15 June 2023
  • Chloe J
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful stop near to the motorway
    There is a lovely little tea room and gardens here which we used as a stop-off on the way to Scotland from the South. It was just what we needed. The volunteers are extremely helpful and passionate about the location. We especially liked the facts we were given by the volunteer driving the shuttle bus from the car park on the way there and back! The tea room is lovely and cosy with blankets available for colder days, with a small selection of drinks and packaged cakes. Would definitely go again for a bit of a longer visit.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 31 July 2023
  • The travelling butterfly
    Alcester, United Kingdom396 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing
    Wow what a stunning and quirky cottage! We loved it so much and felt there was a little bit of Tolkien in there too. So much history, thanks to the great guides we learnt so much about the house and the people who lives there. Set in lovely grounds, with the fragrance of Sweet Peas in the air, what an awesome place for a walk.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 August 2023
  • Loosmum
    Biarritz, France29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    First rate visit
    From collection in the car park to finishing with coffee in the sunshine an absolutely brilliant experience. Friendly, helpful and knowledgeable volunteers and staff. Hard to rate what a wonderful change it was to have proper cups and saucers-magical. The interior was so interesting with two sets of steps a lovely time warp.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 August 2023
  • TravellingSolo_11
    Birmingham, United Kingdom655 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous house and grounds
    Car park is down the road from the house You can either walk or get shut the bus. Guided tour of the house is very interesting It’s a lovely house Grounds beautiful. Café disappointing as there’s not much on the menu !
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 31 October 2023
  • Jo C
    Plymouth, United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highly recommend a visit
    I've visited this beautiful National Trust property many times and it never disappoints. A quirky Arts and Crafts cottage nestled in the hillside, there are tours with friendly and extremely knowledgeable guides. Its surrounded by stunning gardens and a small woodland giving plenty of places to explore. Garden tours are available too and equally engaging. The tea room (with second hand books for sale) is now open again which is a bonus. You book a 30 mins timeslot to arrive and get a minibus from the carpark. Everyone is so friendly and helpful.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 8 April 2024
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Jo C
Plymouth, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
I've visited this beautiful National Trust property many times and it never disappoints. A quirky Arts and Crafts cottage nestled in the hillside, there are tours with friendly and extremely knowledgeable guides. Its surrounded by stunning gardens and a small woodland giving plenty of places to explore. Garden tours are available too and equally engaging. The tea room (with second hand books for sale) is now open again which is a bonus.
You book a 30 mins timeslot to arrive and get a minibus from the carpark. Everyone is so friendly and helpful.
Written 8 April 2024
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TravellingSolo_11
Birmingham, UK655 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
Car park is down the road from the house
You can either walk or get shut the bus.
Guided tour of the house is very interesting
It’s a lovely house
Grounds beautiful.
Café disappointing as there’s not much on the menu !
Written 31 October 2023
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Julie P
United Kingdom1,791 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
I was a little disappointed with the visit. I've seen other Arts & Crafts houses and I thought this was a poor comparison. The building architecture itself however is fascinating, and the location pleasant, if smaller than I expected.

You park your car down the road and are then bussed down to the welcome building and it's a short walk from there. Booking in advance is compulsory even for the garden. You also have to have a guided tour for most of the time as the cottage is small and groups limited to 10. Even if you have a booked car parking space, you have to organise your tour once you get there so be prepared to wait awhile. The tour was informative but he did go on a bit. be warned that there are some very narrow stairs with rope handrails.

There is a small seating area at the front, serving drinks and a few cakes until 4pm. This where the only toilets are also situated and a small second hand bookstall. The garden will change with the seasons, so we're told it's especially good in Spring - at this time it's mainly heather.
Written 23 August 2023
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Loosmum
Biarritz, France29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
From collection in the car park to finishing with coffee in the sunshine an absolutely brilliant experience. Friendly, helpful and knowledgeable volunteers and staff. Hard to rate what a wonderful change it was to have proper cups and saucers-magical. The interior was so interesting with two sets of steps a lovely time warp.
Written 21 August 2023
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The travelling butterfly
Alcester, UK396 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Wow what a stunning and quirky cottage! We loved it so much and felt there was a little bit of Tolkien in there too.
So much history, thanks to the great guides we learnt so much about the house and the people who lives there. Set in lovely grounds, with the fragrance of Sweet Peas in the air, what an awesome place for a walk.
Written 13 August 2023
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Chloe J
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
There is a lovely little tea room and gardens here which we used as a stop-off on the way to Scotland from the South. It was just what we needed. The volunteers are extremely helpful and passionate about the location. We especially liked the facts we were given by the volunteer driving the shuttle bus from the car park on the way there and back! The tea room is lovely and cosy with blankets available for colder days, with a small selection of drinks and packaged cakes. Would definitely go again for a bit of a longer visit.
Written 31 July 2023
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mike s
United Kingdom548 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
Lovely house with interesting stories brought to life by helpful friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. Beautiful setting with wonderful views. Ideal for picnics which are necessary as there are no refreshments available. Very difficult to find - we spent 20 mins going round in circles so don't trust satnav. One (hidden ) signpost opposite car cark which is some way from house due to NIMBY approach of neighbours and Local Authority who want to keep this hidden gem hidden. Need to book as space in cottage limited but worth planning for a day out with a good book and picnic. Not suitable for those with problems of mobility.
Written 15 June 2023
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BrucieBEssexBoy
Billericay, UK240 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
Delightful small National Trust property where Isaac Newton allegedly watched an apple fall from his appletree and had a eureka moment discovering gravity.
At the time of visit the cafe was closed due to lack of volunteers, which seems to be an on-going problem
Written 24 May 2023
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SheilaBeatty
Leicester3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
Visited 19.5.23 and the fact that the house is as it was when built, other than the slate roof now instead of the thatch, following the fire. I was very interested in the Arts and Craft movement anyway and have seen pieces in museums, but to see a whole house and contents is magical, not to mention the beautiful grounds - so very peaceful and good for the soul. If the kitchen could be available to visit too, providing the same facilities could be found for the brilliant volunteers who are so helpful, though 1950's it would be a great addition, the whole house experience.
The tea room is a big miss so hopefully, not too long before this is reinstated.
Written 24 May 2023
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Lesley P
Leicester, UK24 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Lovely place to visit! Beautiful gardens and house and very knowledgeable volunteers. It’s such a pity that the tearoom remains closed. Bit out of the way for no facilities! I would’ve given 5 stars if there was somewhere to get a drink and snack!
Written 22 May 2023
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