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“A Hidden Gem in Richmond” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Agecroft Hall

Agecroft Hall
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Agecroft Hall is an authentic 16th century English manor house. It was was taken apart,shipped across the Atlantic, and reassembled in Virginia in the 1920s. Today Agecoft Hall is open for tours, special events, educational programs, and is home of The Richmond Shakespeare Festival.
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Long Island, New York
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188 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“A Hidden Gem in Richmond”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

I visited last weekend after receiving a recommendation and am so glad I went. The grounds are beautiful and the estate is worth the tour. Our tour guide had lots of small facts that I hadn't known about before. The grounds preserves the English feel of the estate's original location and is a great place to meander around on a nice spring or fall weekend.

Visited April 2014
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English first
Durham,NC
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“My Favorite Place in Richmond”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

If you have any interest in English history and Shakespeare, do not miss Agecroft Hall. The setting is beautiful, the home is lovely and fascinating and the guide was extremely well informed. An historian, she was originally from Lancashire, just like Ashcroft Hall. Our visit was both educational and enjoyable.

Visited March 2014
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York, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Fascinating - don't miss it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014

My wife and I visit and tour old houses/mansions every chance we get. We found Agecroft Hall to be particularly interesting due to the fact that it was originally built in England, dismantled, transported across the ocean, and reassembled here. The history lesson that comes along with the tour is a bonus. If you have the time, be sure to visit the home.

Visited February 2014
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Milton, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“What a tour !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2014

This is worth the trip if you find transplanted English manor houses interesting. The house is so impressive, as are the gardens. We had one of the most thorough tours we can remember at Agecroft. It's like you're in a different world.

Visited November 2013
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Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Love Agecroft”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

Visit in the spring when the tulips are blooming. It will not disappoint you. Very nice grounds for walking.

Visited December 2013
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