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Lyveden New Bield

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Oundle PE8 5AT, England
+44 1832 205158
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Unusual and interesting

Fascinating visit, not just the building but the grounds too. You must get the audio guide to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul M
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Unfinished country manor.

Excellent history surrounding this National trust property. The basic history behind the building... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roy T
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“tea room” (35 reviews)
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Oundle PE8 5AT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating visit, not just the building but the grounds too. You must get the audio guide to get the most out of this, but the string is just amazing.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent history surrounding this National trust property. The basic history behind the building is, it was to be a country manor house but due to the owner passing away the builders thought to themselves "If the owner has sadly passed away, who is going to...More

Thank Roy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great Sunday afternoon here has a very vibrant positive feel to the place and is a great place to explore with moats and mounds and a unique stately house that has not been finished of due to tragic circumstances.The staff are great and...More

Thank Martyn J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for photo, dog walk etc Great first thing in the morning, the lighting is excellent, not too well known so fantastic for photos

Thank r2d41-borg-tiberius
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Choose a good weather day if possible. Unfortunately, we visited at a time when the winds were virtually horizontal, albeit the sun was intermittent. The day and night before had been heavy rain so we were unable to access the ground floor of the "house",...More

Thank Gail T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the audio tour and let your imagination do some work, a fascinating insight into how this building and spectacular garden came into being. Loved it!

Thank RicoshayLincoln
Reviewed 2 May 2017

wasn't really sure what to expect, but enjoy going round this unfinished building. The audio commentary was very good and informative, we explored and listened. The grounds are quite extensive and the NT have started to put the grounds back to how they would have...More

Thank city-crystal
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A lovely place to stroll around, dog friendly including the cafe garden. Footpaths pass through the grounds too, ISO it's a good base for a longer walk in beautiful woodland and countryside

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I won't go into describing the unfinished house as this info is widely available in previous reviews. We've visited this site a few times, with a picnic and also without. There aren't any picnic benches but plenty of space to spread out using blankets. On...More

Thank cheesynachochos
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Visited this week and enjoyed the peace and quiet of the country side. The grounds are lovely and the house is well worth a look round and finding out about the history. There is a very small cafe run by the National Trust the prices...More

Thank AndrewUK2013
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Geordielandhoway
Can dogs walk around
13 March 2016|
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Response from Amy C |
There's a sign up saying that dogs on a lead are welcome.
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