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The Red House, Aldeburgh

The Red House Golf Lane, Aldeburgh IP15 5PZ, England
+44 1728 451700
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Wonderful archive of all things Britten

This is a lovely house, a period piece of tasteful furnishings along with an interesting art... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Landaufamily
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London, United Kingdom
Very interesting Benjamin Britten Museum

Benjamin Britten's house in Aldeburgh has been preserved as this fascinating museum. It is just as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann T
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Red House Golf Lane, Aldeburgh IP15 5PZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a lovely house, a period piece of tasteful furnishings along with an interesting art collection. Delightful gardens and wonderful archives all giving a powerful insight into what inspired creativity.

Thank Landaufamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Benjamin Britten's house in Aldeburgh has been preserved as this fascinating museum. It is just as it was when he lived here and evokes the time and memory of his life. You can see the house, the studio and the library as well as an...More

Thank Ann T
BPF_The_Red_House, Public Relations Manager at The Red House, Aldeburgh, responded to this review

Thank you Ann T for your lovely review and we are pleased you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great place to visit in Aldeburgh. The history is fascinating (even if you don't know much about Britten and Pears) and the house, largely left as it was, is rambling and beautiful. We were lucky enough to visit on a quiet afternoon, so there was...More

Thank helen705
BPF_The_Red_House, Public Relations Manager at The Red House, Aldeburgh, responded to this review

Dear helen705, thank you so much for your kind review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit and our special exhibition, 'Queer Talk'.

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Interesting visit into the life of this fine composer's house, with gardens, workshop library , worth a visit but check opening times.

Thank Mike N
BPF_The_Red_House, Public Relations Manager at The Red House, Aldeburgh, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback which we really appreciate and hope other visitors will fine useful too.

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Not the first place to visit on our list, but it proved unmissable. The tour of the home and museum gave a deep insight to the lives and achievements of Britten and Pears.

Thank sadoldie
BPF_The_Red_House, Public Relations Manager at The Red House, Aldeburgh, responded to this review

Thank you Sadoldie for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 17 February 2017

We visited The Red House to explore the musical heritage, and we were not disappointed. The museum, gardens, and gallery are easy to access, and the staff are very friendly and welcoming. The reception area has a small book and memento shop, and there are...More

Thank padreray
RedHouseAldeburgh, Public Relations Manager at The Red House, Aldeburgh, responded to this review

Dear Padreray, thank you for such a wonderful review; high praise indeed! We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 16 November 2016

great place, the exhibits, display, set up, audio guide AND VERY HELPFUL AND FRIENDLY STAFF. A great place with a nice garden and buildings and interesting history. spent over 2 hours there and could spend another 2 hours to see everything well worth the admission...More

Thank scott1barden
RedHouseAldeburgh, Public Relations Manager at The Red House, Aldeburgh, responded to this review

Thank you scott1barden for your great review of The Red House, Aldeburgh. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you here again over the course of the year.

Reviewed 11 October 2016

Staff are real enthusiasts without ramming it down your throat and it's amazing to be able to look at the same novels that Britten and Pears read and see the same views....excellently done

Thank sparkielspa
RedHouseAldeburgh, Public Relations Manager at The Red House, Aldeburgh, responded to this review

Thank you sparkielspa for your kind words. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit, it is indeed a special place that brings Britten and Pears world to life

Reviewed 6 October 2016

Interesting glimpse into the life of one of our great composers. Staff very informative and friendly. Only gripe, I wish the panels in the exhibition had been properly proof read... A few spelling errors and grammatical mistakes marred this otherwise excellent display!

Thank HeadeachJupp
RedHouseAldeburgh, Public Relations Manager at The Red House, Aldeburgh, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we're pleased you enjoyed your visit. It is always useful to know where we can improve so we will review our displays as suggested.

Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was our first visit to the Red House and we were not disappointed. Lovely setting and a real warm feel to the inside of the house. Like the people are still living there.

Thank Marcella O
RedHouseAldeburgh, Public Relations Manager at The Red House, Aldeburgh, responded to this review

Thank you Marcella for your kind words. We hope you take advantage of your annual ticket and hope we will see you here again.

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comforttravel
nearby parking
12 August 2016|
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Response from RedHouseAldeburgh | Property representative |
Dear comforttravel, Thank you for your enquiry. There is parking on site but places are limited. The nearest car park would be at Aldeburgh Church which is approximately 10-15 walk away. Alternatively you can take advantage... More
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Keshar W
How much is it to get in
5 August 2015|
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Response from BPF_The_Red_House | Property representative |
Hello. Admission is free, but we do welcome donations. The only charge is for parking during the summer months (June-September). Parking is £5 (except for blue badge holders), but we operate a free minibus shuttle during... More
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