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Baddesley Clinton

Rising Lane | Knowle, Lapworth B93 0DQ, England
+44 1564 783294
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A Lovely Historic Property

Myself and my parents attended here is March this year. On arrival we were greeted by the most... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Emma L
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Very Interesting Property

This is a lovely moated Manor House. It really feels like the family have just popped out. It has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MarpleTraveller
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Marple, United Kingdom
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A place to come back to Now owned by the National Trust, Baddesley Clinton was the home of the Ferrers family for 500 years. Much of the house you see today was built by Henry Ferrers, a lawyer, diarist and antiquarian, in the late 1500s. The house was a sanctuary not only for the Ferrers family, but also for persecuted Catholics who were hidden from priest hunters in its secret hiding places during the 1590s. - Start your visit with an introductory talk at the front of the house (last entrance to the house is 4.30pm) to find out more about the fascinating and unexpected stories Baddesley Clinton has to offer. - Finish by enjoying the delightful menu in the Barn Restaurant or find something to remember your day with, in our gift shop. Come back soon...We're open all year, except 24 and 25 December, so pop back to see the changing seasons in the gardens, or for one of our events. The shop, gardens and restaurant are open 9-5pm and the house opens at 11am.
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Rising Lane | Knowle, Lapworth B93 0DQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Myself and my parents attended here is March this year. On arrival we were greeted by the most curious and friendly ducks, which was very funny. The house is surround by a moat so the ducks make alot of sense. The house screams character and...More

Thank Emma L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely moated Manor House. It really feels like the family have just popped out. It has good associations with key events such as the Gunpowder plot and enough of interest to appeal to all ages. The grounds are fascinating and a walk...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would stress that this review regards the restaurant only as the property & grounds remain of a high standard. Up until a couple of years ago the restaurant was one of the best in any NT property but recently the choice of main meals...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An extremely lovely day out here. It's a shame that they won't let dogs into the grounds, and don't tell you until you have scanned your NT card which felt a bit of a swizz, but still a great house and garden.

Thank Tim F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Muddy but great time. Staff helpful and parking well organised. Nice cup of coffee and a cake 🍰Walked the shorter walk as the longer walk was very muddy to the amount of rain on the ground the last few days. Saw where the new garden...More

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The NT site is out of the way, but his a small shop and Cafe. The house has lots of architectural quirks to make it very interesting. As is the Gardens, well designed and spread out.

Thank Ducknzzz
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely old home managed by the National Trust. Ladies and gents in the house to tell people a bit of the history. Very interesting and well looked after. Nice gardens to walk around and I believe in the summer is stunning when the flowers...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this house, Harvington Hall and Packwood over the course of two days. The all blend into one another so well. All had wonderful tours, that bought the places and people alive.

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

Strikingly intriguing Having made a return visit to Packwood down the road to see the daffodils (not out yet) we had time to spare but were recommended to Baddesley Clinton. The house is quite small but packs a punch with its character, style, history and...More

Thank Jawenold
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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a National Trust property, so has a good car park, admission fees, shop and restaurant. The house has a moat and is set in countryside and landscaped gardens. The visits are timed due the size of the property, inside every room has a...More

Thank 186400Caroline
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RootytootyAldidge
April 9, 2018|
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Response from camperman999 | Reviewed this property |
£11.45 or £12.60 gift aid. Free to members though.
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70ish
August 14, 2016|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
If you want to see the church as well as the gardens 3 hours minimum, not a place to be rushed, take it slowly and savour it.
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lesbeno
June 20, 2016|
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Response from delboy16 | Reviewed this property |
It is a beautiful place but of course this is subjective. I hope you make the trip. We have just made the trip to York Minster.
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