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“Good venue for Sonisphere” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Knebworth House

Knebworth House
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Knebworth
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Owner description: Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer Lytton, who wrote 'It was a dark and stormy night'. This beautiful gothic mansion is situated 29 miles north of London with direct access from the A1(M) at Stevenage. Knebworth offers a great day out for all the family. Delightful gardens extend to 28 acres with Dinosaur trail and maze, walled vegetable garden and herb garden. The historic Deer Park is perfect for picnics, with huge Adventure Playground featuring zip wire, astro and drop slides, water splash play and bouncy castle. Gift shop and Garden Terrace Tea Room. The House, Gardens and Park are open from 12 March to the end of September at the weekend, and also daily during the school holidays. Please check open days before visiting! Plenty of free parking. Dogs on leads welcome in the Park. See the website for full details of open days, online tickets and events programme. Open year round for corporate events and private bookings.
Swindon, United Kingdom
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1,027 reviews
556 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
“Good venue for Sonisphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Went for the Sunday. Easy to get to and reasonable parking. We were lucky it seems and were able to get out within 20 minutes at the end of the night. There were people still tweeting and posting that they were stuck there two hours later!

Visited July 2014
1 Thank Richard F
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Good weekend that was put on here, but there were hardly any water points and certainly not enough loos and they weren't in that good a condition either.

Visited July 2014
Thank joxlee89
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

Great weekend with amazing music. Shame about the price of a pint and the lack of toilets. Metallica were awesome, so much better then Glastonbury, whoever said they were past it needs to think again!

Visited July 2014
1 Thank np4776
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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575 reviews
196 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
“Sonisphere Festival”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

I like the location, the park and the house, so i cannot say anything bad towards the actual Kenbworth House. Sonisphere Festival organisers instead should be ashamed of charging £ 25 for parking per car. Parking in fields were grass is not even being cut. At the end of the show it took us ages to relocate the car, personnel was almost all gone, no lights in some areas. It was disgraceful. If it wasn't for the music the whole experience would have been a massive disappointment.

Visited July 2014
1 Thank Stefano915
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
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“Great for children”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Visited the gardens and park only. Children absolutely loved the maze and dinosaur trail. Good picnic area and fort and slides also very popular. A nice trip for 3/4 hours; don't need to go in the house.

Visited June 2014
Thank DeborahG208
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