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Hutton in the Forest

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House and gardens worth visiting

The House dates from medieval times with later additions and is the home of Lord and Lady... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful House and Gardens

Hutton in the Forrest is a beautiful place. The gardens are a fantastic place for a walk, and you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“walled garden”(34 reviews)
“guided tour”(18 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The House dates from medieval times with later additions and is the home of Lord and Lady Inglewood. Shown around by guided tour. Lots to see including the stone hall at the base of the pele tower, impressive dining room, carved wood cupids on the...More

1  Thank holidayer1097
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hutton in the Forrest is a beautiful place. The gardens are a fantastic place for a walk, and you have fantastic views of the house. The walled garden in particular is great, with fruit trees and flowers. Great tea room, and everyone is very friendly...More

2  Thank Clloydy
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

What an excellent family home and gardens. Timed guided tours. We had Mrs Shirley Matthews a witty guide with a wealth of knowledge. The food in the cafe did let us down, quite bland sausage pannini. Plus never had brie served with branston as part...More

Thank martin s
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We were so lucky with the weather & that made our trip (with pooch) to Hutton in the Forest so much nicer. Have been here before - probably about 10 years ago, but I’d forgotten how lovely the gardens & grounds are. Very friendly staff...More

1  Thank ceb346
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The guide was amusing and informativ4e about the many idiosyncrasies in the architecture and contents of the home. Simon Jenkins in his "England's Thousand Best Homes" only give 3 houses in Cumbria 4 stars of which this house is one, writing highly of its many...More

2  Thank mikeandros
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Living locally & never having been before we decided to 'pop in'! So pleased we did. A very informative guided tour of a stunning house full of artefacts & history, and a few modern twists! The gardens were lovely in full bloom & even the...More

2  Thank Footprints627290
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I am lucky enough to live just round the corner from Hutton-in-the-Forest and it is my most favourite place. The house is very interesting, and each bit is a different age. It is full of gorgeous antiques, paintings and tapestries but you get a real...More

1  Thank SkeltonLocal
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We were really disapointed with this garden, very little to see and a waste of money. We had seen all of it in under an hour.

Thank jan n
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A spectacular old house that's still lived in and clearly well loved and looked after. The cafe serves nice tea and coffee and adequate lunch. The extensive grounds include a lake, wild flower meadow and more formal rose, flower and fruit areas near the house....More

2  Thank cumbrianomad
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We loved the gardens here - this is a small country estate but unlike larger more well known commercial ones it is very intimate and on the beautiful sunny day there last week we had the place to ourselves There is an honesty box for...More

1  Thank petesaund
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Yes there were dogs on leads when we went today.