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I have been coming here for years as it's only about 10 miles from home and I am a member of the... read more

Reviewed today
Preston, United Kingdom
Lovely visit and garden tour

We had a lovely visit here , very interesting place and would recommend garden tour staff very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sheila K
Keighley, United Kingdom
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200 Liverpool Road, Rufford L40 1SG, England
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Reviewed today

I have been coming here for years as it's only about 10 miles from home and I am a member of the National Trust so a morning out costs next to nothing. Today, quite by chance, there was a garden tour on and so my...More

Thank lillibet12309
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a lovely visit here , very interesting place and would recommend garden tour staff very knowledgeable , nice little shop and they have a cafe

Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely afternoon exploring the house and grounds. The cafe staff are friendly and helpful. And the volunteers located in every room can tell you all there is to know about the history of the building. The restriction on taking photos indoors is unfortunate because the...More

Thank alan p
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great coach trip with local historical society. Weather glorious the volunteers in most of the rooms very friendly, approachable and helpful had vast knowledge. Only small but full of interesting articles. I understand the gardens were lovely too. Very helpful café staff. Thoroughly enjoyed by...More

Thank abbey141
Reviewed 6 days ago

Mum and I went for tea and cake then a wander round the gardens. We sat in the courtyard and waited for our gin and lime cake and tea. When the generous pieces of cake arrived, they looked fine, but were actually dry and tasted...More

Thank Jud1thmason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just joined the National Trust and hubby decided to try here with a view to calling at Southport later during the day, we spent roughly 4 hours here, on arrival we were given a map and was told of the talk times at...More

Thank julieann1kitten
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice peaceful garden. Carpark and part of garden dog friendly, Canal path nearby was a nice place to walk

Thank Judi121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice gardens to sit in that are not too formal. The tea room serves you at your table with excellent seating in the courtyard outside. There are talks about the house and tours of the gardens.

Thank juneduffy432
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a huge place but lovely nevertheless. Staff were friendly and informative. Food in the tea room was excellent. Gardens are beautiful.

Thank jomatthews123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Greeted on the gate by a friendly and helpful staff member, he pointed us in various directions for different activities. The car park is not huge so arrive early to get a space, we arrived at lunch time and snagged one of the last couple...More

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Teresa B
28 January 2018|
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Response from OldBear | Reviewed this property |
Sunday 11 Feb is the first Sunday this year it will be open, from 11am to 4pm (House, Gardens, Tea Room and Gift shop)Check the National Trust Website for more information? It’s a nice place to visit but would take no longer... More
Peter F
8 July 2017|
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Response from Buckko | Reviewed this property |
As someone else has said, I think it is due to some of the items not being owned by the property. The photography issue regarding flash is valid but they usually say just don't use a flash.
Alan G
20 July 2016|
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Response from Carmel S | Property representative |
We have no disabled access to the upper floors I'm afraid but the lower floor is fully accessible and our team is always happy to provide anyone having difficulty a booklet and a chat about the upper floor. The gardens are... More