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Address: Church Street, Melbourne, England
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Interesting House And Lovely Gardens

My wife and I had rejoined HHA ( £75.00 .. visited 25 properties last year) and decided to visit Melbourne Hall last Monday 22 nd as it is only open on certain days. Arriving... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
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Derby, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure by visiting website before you go to ensure all the features of this attraction are open on the day you want to visit. Melbourne Hall is magnificent in its splendour and a real piece of English heritage. The grounds are superb and the law is a sight to behold with an array of different species of ducks and... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite this being nearly on my doorstep, I had never been until today and goodness me - what a fabulous surprise ! We walked past the Melbourne hall and around the lake which turns into a trail through woodland. Have not seen such a variety of ducks for such a long time and the views across the lake were stunning.... More 

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Thank Lizzie M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Friday Foragers needed a drink and some cake so we called in at the cafe hear and were delighted with the homemade stuff on offer here. The service was courteous and attentive so we would think about returning. The craft shop also had lots of fascinating stuff.

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Thank Colin4Wall
Leicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit hear , there is a very old church back dated to Henry first , a beautiful village , the walk around the lake is so breath taking. There Are cafes, charity shop just so nice to stroll around . The village is so full of history .

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solihull
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746 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My wife and I had rejoined HHA ( £75.00 .. visited 25 properties last year) and decided to visit Melbourne Hall last Monday 22 nd as it is only open on certain days. Arriving early at 12.30 we had a snack at the tea rooms ( very good) and then had a stroll around the gardens (lovely but not many... More 

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Long Eaton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

the lady who guided us around was really interesting and informative. she clearly knew much about the house and its history. tour covers only the ground floor unless you prebook as the family still live there..it takes an hour but it went quickly. the gardens are well worth a walk round and the Robert Bakewell birdcage arbour is stunning. all... More 

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Thank Jeanette B
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Melbourne Hall is a very interesting house in a beautiful setting. We had booked the guided tour several weeks prior to visiting and were looking forward to hearing more about the Hall, the family and the collection of paintings, glass and other items of interest. It quickly became apparent that our tour guide had what I could only call a... More 

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Thank Inge98
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Taken round by an elderly lady who added to the quirkiness of the whole place. You only get to see the ground floor, the guide hadn't been upstairs in all the years she'd been doing the job. Place could do with some TLC.

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Thank kathlyn171
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were really disappointed with the tour of this beautiful house, once home of Lord Melbourne, Queen Victoria's first Prime Minister. There were too many people included, so viewing some of the artefacts was difficult. The timing of the tours meant that we had to wait in some rooms for previous and subsequent tours to move. The guide was really... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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457 reviews
184 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We visited on a Sunday afternoon and after enjoying a sandwich in the tearooms we had a wander through the gardens. There were not too many plants to see but lots of lawn, statues and ponds. It was very peaceful which made it lovely to walk around. A great spot for some peace and quiet.

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