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Lanhydrock House and Garden

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Address: Bodmin PL30 5AD, England
Phone Number: +44 1208 265950
11:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

This 19th-century high-Victorian country house is one of the most...

This 19th-century high-Victorian country house is one of the most fascinating in England. Colourful gardens, riverside walks and family friendly cycle trails.

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We had the pleasure of visiting Lanhydrock today for their Xmas tour. We cannot fault the staff - they were friendly and helpful, there to answer questions and it was no problem... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Truro, United Kingdom
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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of visiting Lanhydrock today for their Xmas tour. We cannot fault the staff - they were friendly and helpful, there to answer questions and it was no problem chatting to the guides who were dressed in period costume. The kitchen was laid out in full with food like a typical victorian christmas spread. Dress up available... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Around the house there is a large country park & gardens around the house with a church close at hand: we didn't go into th chuch this time as there was a service under way. The interest of Lanhydrock's rooms is varied: there aren't huge works of art or a specialist collection. Instead a visitor gets not only a view... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have long promised myself a visit to Landhydrock, which I have always thought was the jewel in the National Trust's Cornish crown. Finding myself vaguely in the area, albeit well out of season, I was delighted to check the website and find both the house and gardens were open. I made the one hour journey to get to Lanhydrock...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't really visit houses and gardens but took an aunt here who had always wanted to go. It really is a lovely place. With transport from the car park to the house if you need it, we certainly enjoyed our time at Lanhydrock.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location has fantastic amenities and there is so much to do. There is a restaurant, cafe and ice cream parlour. The house and garden are interesting to explore. large parts are wheelchair friendly as there is a list in the house Overall it is highly recommended

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have so much more to see. Beautiful gardens and lots to see. The lady who was doing the tour in the house was very informative and told the story of the house very well. can't wait to go back and see some more. The little one loved the children's play area too.

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North Caldwell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Southwest England is so lovely - rural, picturesque, friendly and seemingly unaffected. This home shows another side of the area. It is a magnificent country home with beautiful well tended gardens. The docents are quite knowledgeable and helpful. Truly worth a visit.

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Live near here so visit on a regular basis. Still find the house and estate fascinating. Been on sunny and wet days and love it. Can get busy during hols. The cafes are good and in general the staff friendly. Worth the visit every time. The walks down the hill to Respryn and along the river to the Bodmin Parkway... More 

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Rochester Hills, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A rainy day in October didn't spoil our outing. Friendly shuttle to the house from the parking lot for the two of us who don't walk as well as we once did. Even in the rain, the entrance to the house is magnificent. Very nice hosting that was informative but not dominating. I particularly liked the "down stairs" kitchens. A... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful woodland walks that will take hours to explore! Dogs are only allowed in the woodland not the gardens which I found rather annoying considering a lot of other places allow them? Which makes it a rather expensive woodland walk but hey!

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