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Address: Althorp House Rugby Rd. | off the A428, Northampton NN7 4HQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1604 770107

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Fascinating place

Lovely house and very knowledgeable/friendly guide. Good to see Diana's resting place too. Well worth a visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The wife and i live close to Althorp house,we have revisited on a few occassions,the staff are very helpfull and polite,the house is fantastic lovely gift shop were we met earl spencer,serving in the gift shop,lovely guy, they also put on great entertainment certain times of the year.We arrived on one visit,and noticed lots of guys moving lighting equipment,thinking they... More 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely house and very knowledgeable/friendly guide. Good to see Diana's resting place too. Well worth a visit.

Thank PapaBun
Swindon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just the place to go if you are interested in seeing old houses, & are interested in the recent past, this was the fa ily home of the Spencer's princess Di is buried their. A great place to visit, either for couples or Family's. Plenty of history & good walks

Thank Angela W
Northampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were taken round by our guide, Diane who's knowledge of the family, house and contents was incredible. A very interesting couple of hours preceded by an excellent lunch in the cafe. All the staff very extremely fruendly and polite. A lovely way to spend a rainy day in Northamptonshire!

1 Thank Fiona C
Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was an interesting afternoon visit to a beautiful family estate. I learned about some of the Althorp family members while strolling through the house and grands.

Thank KokoP589
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I visited Althorp on a sunny day in August with my husband and eleven year old son and, although it was during the summer holidays, it was a very quiet and relaxing trip. We spent a lot of time wandering around the grounds, which are beautifully kept, and the highlight was walking round the lake where Princess Diana is buried.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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122 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Highlight of highlights, we got to meet Charles Spencer, have a talk and he signed his book. Charles Spencer was everything I expected after watching him during the mourning of his sister Lady Diana. He was also up with current affairs in Australia including the fact that Brisbane had just recently opened a new children's hospital. The fact that the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Visitors treated as ' guests', very informative tours and a great wealth of history. The family are still there and take a pride in it and this makes the difference. Excellent place to visit, do join HHA!

Thank Irthlingborough43
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Went for the Food and Drink festival. fantastic afternoon and great local food and drink. Will definitely be back.

Thank Dev29
Brackley, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

A fantastic venue for a day out with family and friends. A lovely garden and great walks. A beautiful house to tour! Great restaurant with lovely food and a stunning gift shop. A relaxing day out!

Thank loberholzer

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