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House too expensive but grounds / gardens amazing.

First visit. We would have liked to visit the house but felt that £10 adults and £6 kids was too... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
andy s
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Newstead Abbey Notts

A really fantastic place to visit with a wealth of history , not to heavy on the pocket to get in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter e
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Originally built in 1164 as an Augustinian priory, this became the ancestral home of poet Lord Byron.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Newstead Abbey Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead NG15 8GE, England
+44 1623 455900
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First visit. We would have liked to visit the house but felt that £10 adults and £6 kids was too expensive and not justified. Perhaps half the price or even full price and kids free and we'd have gone in. I am aware the upkeep...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A really fantastic place to visit with a wealth of history , not to heavy on the pocket to get in though you usually pay for parking (£6) they were not charging on the week i went so it got spent on a couple of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Peter e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like to visit ask often as we can, lovely walks and gardens, also great to walk your dog, free admission from end of November till middle of February Monday to Friday so it’s more than worth a visit then, there’s an on site cafeteria as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jane H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. The house is well worth a walk around - it is very interesting and the guides are friendly and informative at evert stage. I do think £10 each is a little steep as the tour is not that long. The best...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank DawnPritchard
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Visited the abbey and grounds today as a escape from the January blues!! I knew very little about lord Bryon or the abbey but left with a wealth of knowledge... The staff here are a asset... So much knowledge and passion thanks for sharing it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Gorgeous gardens, surronding newstead abbey. The gardens are free to enter, though parking is not (6 £). chek the opening times because even it is free, the gate is not always open. The entrance for the abbey is not free ( I have never been...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Annie-Claire D
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Not been here for probably 20 years not sure why!? Parking was £6 but you get a lot for your money! Even in winter the grounds/gardens are lovely. Recommend the gardens. Lots to see and do. What I liked was that dogs are welcome everywhere...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jackie E
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

First visit but would certainly go again. Last day of the beautiful Christmas decorations. Lots of people in the grounds but not many in the house. Lovely walk around, very friendly enthusiastic volunteers. Cafe was very busy and they had run out of some things...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Crisp cold day but didn't stop hundreds of visitors.Beautiful surroundings and added to the Christmas atmosphere.Visited Santa in a small private area with easy access.He was lovely.Then went on to have tea in Victorian Kitchen.Service prompt and friendly.All requests via the booking website attended too.Food...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Doris1805
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Pre booked afternoon tea for 3 on Saturday afternoon 22.12.18 at Newstead Abbey, held in the former kitchen. We found the room lacking in Christmas atmosphere, tables closer together than a coffee shop and the place cold. As a local to the area, we are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mark S
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Ron P
28 December 2018|
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Response from 195mickc | Reviewed this property |
They don’t “have” geese - they are wild birds that live by fresh water. I agree they are very messy; maybe you could donate some bird nappies??
robert b
17 July 2018|
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Response from NewsteadHost | Property representative |
Good afternoon the entry fee for entry to the park and to park your car is £6 If you are on foot or a cyclist it will cost you £1 to enter the park. Hope that helps
14 July 2018|
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