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Hutton in the Forest

Penrith CA11 9TH, England
+44 17684 84449
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Unexpected delighr

We visited on a beautiful sunny day so obviously saw the house and gardens at its very very best... read more

Reviewed yesterday
seymore165
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Bourne, United Kingdom
via mobile
s stunning garden

We did not visit the house but the garden/ park is worth a visit. The dog has to be on the lead but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
myopinion70
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Penrith CA11 9TH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited on a beautiful sunny day so obviously saw the house and gardens at its very very best but my goodness me it was incredibly beautiful. We originally went to see the gardens which are extensive divided by large you hedges with abundant herbaceous...More

Thank seymore165
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not visit the house but the garden/ park is worth a visit. The dog has to be on the lead but there are some very intersting old trees and the wild garlic covers the ground.

1  Thank myopinion70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely selection of food sellers, beautiful plants and really good food for sale in the courtyard. The glorious sunshine really showed off the beautiful setting at it's finest.

1  Thank Jennie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely house has been owned by two families since the 14th century. Starting with a Pele Tower with enormously thick walls and moving through the 17th and 19th centuries the architecture tells a story of its own. Guided tours are offered and the grounds...More

3  Thank Heather M
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We visited with two friends who live locally. The guided tour was interesting and very informative taking about an hour in all. We then had a delicious late lunch in the cafe, the food is fairly simple, but very well presented and relatively inexpensive. I'm...More

3  Thank AlanFSEly
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The house can only be accessed by way of a guided tour and on this particular Sunday lunchtime tour I found myself as the only non American visitor; which meant the tour overran due to the number of questions being asked by our American cousins....More

4  Thank Philip S
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I visited here last September and I was pleasantly surprised. The gardens were peaceful and easy to navigate. The house tour is well worth investing in. The tour shares some fascinating tales and an interesting history of how things have changed over the years. Well...More

Thank taylordaverz
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a really interesting building with excellent guided tours. There are various architectural styles but they all blend in to a harmonious whole. It is a very pleasant drive to reach Hutton in the Forest and we spent an enjoyable afternoon in the house...More

Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Lovely house, relyy interesting garden (especially in summer when the famed blue poppies are in flower. Good plant shop. Even better value - visist when the Pot Fest is on in July

1  Thank Apsleybabe16
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This house is well worth a visit. The building is a mixture of styles of different ages and the contents, in the area open to view, are fascinating. The guide is well-informed and has a lot of interesting historical anecdotes. Visits are restricted to spring/summer...More

1  Thank SFTWigan
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Laura S
Are the little gravestones in the woods for dogs of the family?
30 May 2016|
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Thank you so much for finding the answer out for me! You star!
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fudge888
Can I take my dog please?
10 May 2015|
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