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Very interesting

Lovely grounds but unfortunately the weather did not allow us to wander ! The house is very... read more

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steve j
Essex, United Kingdom
Much better

This place is becoming a firm favourite for a “day out for the sake of it”, yeah you have to pay... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Lotherton was the home of the Gascoigne family, who created a charming home in the days before the first World War. Given to Leeds City Council in 1968, the house boasts fine furniture and painting with collections of ceramics and superb displays of...more
Lotherton Lane | Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went for a gentle stroll around the grounds - some lovely primulas but very poor pansies. The cafe was OK but expensive £9 for 2 coffees (not large) a scone and piece of gluten free brownie. Wanted to look around the shop but a 'back...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely grounds but unfortunately the weather did not allow us to wander ! The house is very interesting and accessible with a great deal of history and explanations of everything on show. There is a small zoo attached which was good to walk around and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank steve j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The house is small but interesting. The grounds are huge! Full of things to do for kids. Activity playgrounds. Picnic areas. Deer park. The wildlife area was closed when we arrived, but it looks like it would have been nice. This would definitely be a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lia V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner came for a day out with our little one (under 1). £16 for two adults we thought was ridiculous and then we went to the cafe and we were shocked at the prices £5.45 for a panini and even £4 for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sophiemaarie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited at halfterm with 3 grandchildren,you can book online at a slightly reduced rate but as it stated the hall was not open opted to pay at booth. it was £4 each child and £7 for me. You still have to pay full amount...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cynthia s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself, my Mother-in-Law and my 3 kids (8, 9 and 11) have just come back from a fantastic day out to Lotherton Hall. We almost didn’t come after reading some of the reviews on here so felt compelled to write. Firstly, we felt it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

Went to lotherton hall for a nice stroll with family and family dog, the surrounding of the hall is beautiful, the cost of £24 to get in dreadful and the cost of a sandwich at £3.45 for two slices of bread with filling was disgusting....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andyrafton1979
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

Came here with my partner on a cold and blustery day and was greeted with an £8 charge each when we arrived. The charge seems a little extortionate for what’s actually there but we paid anyway just for me to see the penguins. You can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Whiterose1987
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

The cafe in the grounds of Lotherton is awful. It is overpriced and “warm” drinks are always tepid at best. Considering that lots of people walk dogs in the grounds dogs aren’t welcome in the cafe. I normally sit at a table in the courtyard,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Lyndon S
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

This place is becoming a firm favourite for a “day out for the sake of it”, yeah you have to pay for parking but for the upkeep of the grounds it’s nothing really. The animal section is much much better now it’s been refurbished. There’s...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank finbyn
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Google it like I did. I don't work there and was a visitor just like you.