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Beautiful place to visit

Took and 8 and 10 year old and we had a fab time. The house is stunning and the antiques are... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Chester, United Kingdom
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Friendly staff

Friendly staff at this Edwardian country house. Super marble diary and stable block. Parts of the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We visited Manderston after watching the Channel 4 show Edwardian Country House, over fifteen years ago now. I'd been waiting since then to visit the house, and it did not disappoint. We got to see all of the rooms used in the show, and some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Took and 8 and 10 year old and we had a fab time. The house is stunning and the antiques are amazing. The gardens and woodland walk is lovely; our children has a great time. This is a beautiful house that isn’t commercially driven. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience from start to finish. My family were there for my Mum's birthday, we had afternoon tea, which was smashing and the service efficient and friendly. The house tour was brilliant and very interesting. Then, the rain stopped just as we had a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Wonderful sumptuous house with lavish interiors. No photos could ever do justice to how beautiful this house is. Everything is beautifully kept and presented. Lovely grounds with beautiful displays in the woodland garden. what I particularly liked was how few restrictions there are for the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hepworthjames
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Great find when out for a drive to Duns, only £10 for house and gardens and they were gorgeous. The guides were so friendly and chatty about the things in the house as they had all been living on the estate for years, even saw...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank karen r
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Enjoyed a walk around the woodland garden and lake lovely at this time of year every thing in full bloom

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Amy S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Scene of the TV series, 'The Edwardian Country House', this house exemplifies the way in which both the family and servants lived in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and is still a family home. Lovely plasterwork, a superb silver staircase and fascinating service...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Friendly staff at this Edwardian country house. Super marble diary and stable block. Parts of the Formal gardens were a little past their best but other areas looked good. Unfortunately it was too wet to venture into the woodland garden today. The house certainly has...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Tangoj63
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Very pleasant visit.Loved the formal gardens, & the house was a joy. It is noticeable when a house is still lived in & cared for.Lots of rooms open to public & lots to keep your attention.The tea room was excellent & the low prices unusual...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank sadiesgirl
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Went with 2 young children, they soon became bored as wasn't anything for them to do, gardens were a bit shabby, the house was beautiful, and very interesting, great little tea room

Date of experience: August 2017
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