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So well restored

I went with a group; we were served coffee and biscuits by very smart waiters. There are not very... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Clare A
Oxford, United Kingdom
A hidden but fabulous attraction

The challenge is to find the entry. Once inside of the house, you can expect a very warm and... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Restored to the full splendor of its late eighteenth-century appearance, this manor house was once the residence of the Spencer family, whose famous member was Diana, Princess of Wales.
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27 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NR, England
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+44 20 7499 8620
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

I went with a group; we were served coffee and biscuits by very smart waiters. There are not very many rooms, but our guide was most enthusiastic and knowledgable, especially about how all the restoration was carried out. For example, some of the fireplaces were...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This home was built by one of Princess Diana's ancestors and still belongs to the family, but they have rented it out since the 1920's and no longer use it themselves. When I bought tickets, I had assumed that Princess Diana had actually spent some...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The challenge is to find the entry. Once inside of the house, you can expect a very warm and authentic welcome. You will get a guided tour with enough but not too much details and as such after 1 hour you will have a good...More

Thank Viander
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We went with a small group and had the most enthusiastic and informative guide - the tour was an hour and a half and she was clearly loving every minute of the tour - as did we. Booking is essential and the house and art-work...More

Thank Antal
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Went here with small group and had a docent tour of the property. She was extremely knowledgable and also entertaining with her lively anecdotes. Not only beautiful but fun, definitely recommend!

1  Thank Kristine C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Primarily only open on Sundays, Spenser House is a beautiful house. The tour lasts approximately 1 hour. It is easily accessed from Green Park by going through a small private alley way.

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The most marvellous London experience. Fabulous house, magic location and highly informative entertaining guide who provided a wealth of information.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic evening reception with the LSO tonight. Very special performance of the players. Unforgettable!

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

In the area so turned up to see if by any chance we could book a tour. We were lucky but I would suggest pre-book as this location is normally only open on a Sunday. Standard cost £12 with a guide book costing £2, concession...More

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Guided tour of house available each Sunday for £12. The house has been refurbished over the last 20 years. It looks superb. Second only to Buckingham Palace in its grandeur. If you like all things Georgian, this is the house to visit. Easy to get...More

1  Thank the_holloways
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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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Adult £15, concession £12