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Since 2006 Doddington has been our much-loved family home. We have continued Claire’s parents work in devoting ourselves to the upkeep, repair and progression of the Doddington Estate including; the development of the Farm Shop, Bike Shop, Cafe...more
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Reviewed today

3 Friends enjoyed lunch in the stylish Restaurant.The fish was of the highest quality,beautifully cooked with excellent service.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mg1002016
Reviewed 2 days ago

After enjoying breakfast on numerous occasions myself and a friend (along with her 6 year old grandson) decided to stop and try lunch. We ordered the quiche of the day, children’s fish and chips along with a cheese and pickle sandwich on white bloomer bread,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Skyjool
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just did a fantastic guided walk with David Logan around the spring gardens and woodland at Doddington Hall. Brilliant informative guide and fantastic spring bulb display. Fresh out of the oven blackberry gluten free frangipani cake as well! Everything so beautifully clean and tasteful. Can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EastMidlandsBella
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Doddington hall restaurant for afternoon tea for an early Valentine’s Day treat. We turned up and were shown our table and they took our drinks order. The food and drink arrived and it was lovely. However, no one checked how the food...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank emilyvictoria95
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Love coming to Doddington with the dog for walks. We walk all over and their is lots to see on your walk around. At Christmas time the bauble barn is amazing too! Shops are brilliant too!More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank toke1987
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thank you for your review. We're thrilled you enjoy your walks across the estate. We are very dog friendly at Doddington, with a dedicated page on the website explaining all their is to offer when visiting with your dog to help you plan your day....More

Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

When you leave the house there is a small somewhat apologetic sign that emphasises the small budget,the reliance on the home made and the contribution of volunteers. Whilst it is clear that this is a thank you to friends and visitors, it left me wondering...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us your kind review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to see the Hall decorations. Our team work incredibly hard planning, creating, making and installation the decorations, all the materials of which are sourced from...More

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Christmas decorations. We went to the Alice in wonderlands one last year. The trees were fabulous and the staff friendly and helpful. Great opportunity for photography.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Beverley M
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Hi Beverley, Many thanks for your review. We're delighted that you enjoyed the Christmas decorations and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 16 December 2018

I thought £11 was expensive for admission. I had already spent quite a lot of money in the shop and it would have been appropriate if customers spent a certain amount they could get a concession on the entrance fee. The decorations were breath taking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Viv F
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Hi Viv, Many thanks for your feedback. We are disappointed that you felt the £11 admission was too expensive. This is the same price as our normal admission but also includes all of the Christmas decorations. These have taken several weeks to install and many...More

Reviewed 16 December 2018

The atmosphere was absolutely magical, the children thoroughly enjoyed meeting Santa and his Elves. The smell of real pine trees was enchanting, the added rooms on the second and third floors really gave it the extra something. Some much so, we plan on going back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank inesik2005
ClaireBirch, Owner at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We're so thrilled you enjoyed the magic of the Christmas decorations in the Hall and meeting Father Christmas and his elves! We're delighted you are making it a tradition and look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful venue, good disco but the food was sadly disappointing. Slap dash and poor quality. Not sure if there was a problem in the kitchen that night but definitely below par.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stroons
ClaireBirch, Manager at Doddington Hall & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you for your feedback. It is disappointing to me to hear that your visit was anything but perfect as we pride ourselves on our service and food and do go to extreme lengths to ensure all attending guests are happy. When planning the menu...More

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sheilaawley
29 November 2017|
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Response from ClaireBirch | Property representative |
Many thanks for your question and please accept our apologies in a delayed response as we have only just received this alert from Trip Advisor. We do hope that you enjoyed the Hall and the decorations. The ground floor of... More
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gcrawford2014
14 November 2017|
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Response from christopherhemswell | Reviewed this property |
There are leaflets available at the Hall and also at the Lincoln Tourist Office at the top of Steep Hill.
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skevsy
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Response from ClaireBirch | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your enquiry. The afternoon tea is £12.50 per person and is served Monday to Saturday. Please get in touch with our restaurant and ask for Amy, to discuss the details of this booking and we can let you... More
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