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Lovely afternoon out

We went to Sizergh today and thoroughly enjoyed it- wonderful time of year to visit as the autumn... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
jadecc8
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Corby, United Kingdom
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Stunning gardens

We happily spent a few hours here, enjoying the gardens and the interior of the castle. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
somersetlady2018
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We went to Sizergh today and thoroughly enjoyed it- wonderful time of year to visit as the autumn leaves are on the trees, including the acers which looked fabulous. I do agree with comments that it is a little expensive to visit the house and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Smashing day out the castle is steep in history. Loads of walks around and about. Café on site and picnic areas

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We happily spent a few hours here, enjoying the gardens and the interior of the castle. Interesting history for the period in that it was maintained by a woman, with documentation on the difficulties of the era! The gardens are truly lovely, and within a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is lovely place to visit with lots of history. The gardens are also well worth a visit. The Tea Rooms offer a large & varied menu catering for all tastes.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 30 September 2018

For none NT members this is an expensive day out based upon time taken to go around the property and on it's importance in historical terms. The house over the years has been predominantly occupied by The Srickland family and while walking round the property...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We visited today and sometimes feel these places are fantastic in-spite of the management.... where was the adequate staffing levels for a restaurant that generates income for the national trust? Ridiculous wait for tea so we didn’t spend money. The shop is boring because they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Sizergh Castle, the home of the Strickland family since 1239, turned out to be a most memorable day and of tremendous interest. The Hall didn’t open until midday so we spent a good hour wandering through the stunning gardens, thankfully in brilliant warm sunshine. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 30 September 2018

A gem of a visit. Beatifully presented, lovely grounds, great facilities. History oozes from the building and flows in to the amazing castle grounds that are beautifully maintained. The history is fascinating, and the volunteers are able to give you a lot of insights in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ConvertedPoms
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We really enjoyed our tour around Sizergh Castle. The guided tour was interesting and informative. I would certainly recommend this place to those interesting in stately homes etc. Good value for money.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lindylou894
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We arrived on the day and to be told the castle was closed for a meeting of sorts with some American society.very dissatisfied,We walked round the gardens instead ,as NT members not very happy .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Glyn J
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Linda E
2 March 2019|
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Response from lankylass1973 | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry only just seen the question , you don't need to be a member to enjoy the castle you just pay at the reception , not sure what is open at the moment , the website will tell you ,you don't even need to go into the... More
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RuthieSunshine
23 April 2018|
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Response from nickandangels | Reviewed this property |
There isn’t a play park or anything that is aimed at entertaining really young children.
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