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Saltram (National Trust)

Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1UH, England
+44 1752 333500
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Fascinating house and well-informed volunteers

My wife and I visited here because the weather was poor and we needed somewhere indoors. It was... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Roger E
Bridgwater, England, United Kingdom
Saltram has the best of both worlds, outdoor and house save time for both

It was a crisp February morning the sun was shinning so we went for a walk first before visiting... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Barbara B
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Saltram House is a George II era mansion located in Plympton, Plymouth, England. The house that can be seen today is the work of Robert Adam, who altered the original Tudor house on two occasions. Wikipedia Saltram park offers a great place for walking, jogging, cycling and picnics. The park is open from dawn to dusk. Car park fees payable to non-National Trust members. Enjoy the Park Cafe, Shop and visit the House, Garden with Orangery, Castle Folly and Chapel Tea Room. There is a display of Arts and Crafts by local artists in the Gallery. Become a member and support the National Trust in the conservation work carried out to preserve our heritage for future generations and enjoy these facilities free all year. See our web pages for special events and opening time
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Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1UH, England
+44 1752 333500

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

My wife and I visited here because the weather was poor and we needed somewhere indoors. It was well worth the visit which was enhanced by the friendliness of the volunteer guides. We could have walked through in 30 minutes or so but spent so...More

Thank Roger E
Reviewed 20 March 2017

It was a crisp February morning the sun was shinning so we went for a walk first before visiting the house. The surrounding country side is great for kids and dogs. A brisk stroll down to the river easy for wheelchairs too I would have...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I visit Saltram at least once a month walking the dog! He loves it, a wonderful walk with lots to see! Well kept and looked after, with a shorter route option too! There's a beach half way around, an amazing pit stop for me and...More

Thank zaralouiseteare
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Saltram park is very popular with families, dog walkers, locals and visitors. The car park used to be free but now they check every car on arrival and charge if you are not a National Trust member. As a member this doesn't bother me. The...More

Thank KrispyPlymouth
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A god few hours spent here. The house itself is interesting but not exceptional. However the grounds which occupy a vast area, are great for strolling and walking. Dogs are very welcome so your furry friend can accompany you. Several of the routes take you...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Living locally we enjoy both the house and surrounding grounds on a regular basis, the grounds are ideal to take children on bicycles or pray or pushchair and dogs are welcome in the grounds, the house is a lovely stately home and puts special evens...More

Thank Ladymay1
Reviewed 7 March 2017

NT property, close to major roads. Well signposted. Friendly helpful staff at welcome centre. Helpful knowledgeable room guides within property. Nice looking gardens but rainy weather meant we did not get to see at full potential. Plenty of open green space for dogs and children,...More

Thank 143pam14
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We spent over 2 hours visiting this fascinating house. The guides were very informative and we felt we really got to know the house and its history. Lovely grounds. Not to be mised is afternoon tea or lunch in the beautiful chapel tea room, especially...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We took my brother and sister-in-law, who were visiting Devon, to see this beautiful house. It was an amazing experience. The volunteer guides were both knowledgeable and friendly. The house contains very diverse collections of family memorabilia. Although two rooms were undergoing major restoration one...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We go here pretty much every weekend for a family walk. Beautiful scenery and green space for dog walkers. Lovely picnic spots and the house itself is wonderful. The staff are lovely and very polite/friendly. They usually do a trail like Disney, animals or themed...More

Thank Peter W
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no - but at the moment you can enjoy a drink under canopy in the court yard where dogs are allowed - lots of Christmas trees and lights to enjoy and they provide blankets and sheepskin to keep you warm - dogs are not allowed... More