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Keep an eye out for special events

Always events going on here throughout the Summer months. I visited with my daughter and her... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2013
Buncrana, Ireland
English Versailles

With lovely grounds, and intriguing gardens, the house has much to offer visitors. The staff were... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2012
Kettering, United Kingdom
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One of Britain’s grandest and best-preserved stately homes with a fabulous art collection and a restored 18th-century designed landscape gardens, woodlands and a grand country park. It is open every Easter and August for guided tours and at other...more
Boughton House Boughton Park, Kettering NN14 1BJ, England
+44 1536 515731
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Reviewed 9 January 2013

Always events going on here throughout the Summer months. I visited with my daughter and her school and had a lovely day. There is a working farm on the Estate and we were able to see a sheep getting sheared. The was a falconry display...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2012

The reason for our visit was to attend a concert. The bonus whilst there was to meet the actual owner who is such a pleasant man you feel you would like to plan a concert all over again there in an ideal setting, however complicated...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2012

Boughton House offers a part of history at your hand. Nice gardens to walk about whether winter or summer. Currently very festive market stands filling this place. Great atmoshpere.

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Reviewed 3 December 2012

The situation and gardens are delightful. The house itself is special becase the family still live there therefore it is less like a museum. the uncomleted wing is fascinating. CAFE V. GOOD, TOO.

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Reviewed 13 November 2012

With lovely grounds, and intriguing gardens, the house has much to offer visitors. The staff were knowledgeable and helpful. Mostly the house is open in August .

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Reviewed 20 August 2012

we went here for an afternoon in july. The house only opens a few days a year to visitors. It was pricey compared to national trust/heritage properties, but its imposing and impressive from the road so we thought wed make the trip in. Once through...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2012

We visited Broughton House for a presentation by the PDSA. It is only be open to the public during August so get you visit in quick, you will not be disappointed. The house is well deserving of its title, 'The English Versailles'. There is a...More

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Christine B
14 August 2018|
Response from Charles L | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry - we have a number of lovely lawns where you can enjoy a picnic lunch but no specific picnic facilities. best wishes
Jyliet S
27 July 2017|
Response from Charles L | Property representative |
Dear Jyliet - Thank you for your email - the ground floor of the house and much of the gardens are accessible - for more information please see our website which has a comprehensive document on accessibility in the "Plan a... More
10 July 2016|
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Response from Charles L | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry - we do charge admission - full details can be found on our website: House and Gardens Includes access to the Gardens, Handel Exhibition and Armoury Adults £10.00 Children (5 – 16) £8.00... More