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Beautiful, interesting manor house

Open only on a Friday afternoon 2-5pm with guided tours every 15 minutes. (the house is rented out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Beautiful House with a bonus

Never being able to visit on the Friday (normal opening day), we visited yesterday (Saturday... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cadhay is a beautiful and historic Tudor manor house offering luxurious self-catering accommodation for up to 22 people, with three holiday cottages on-site providing additional accommodation for 12 – 14 people. The house is located at Ottery St...more
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Cadhay Rise Cadhay Lane, Ottery St. Mary EX11 1QX, England
+44 1404 813511
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Open only on a Friday afternoon 2-5pm with guided tours every 15 minutes. (the house is rented out and this is the changeover day). Manor set in beautiful grounds. Tour really interesting and lasts about an hour. Sovereign’s courtyard with 400 year old statues a...More

Thank JustcallmeJudith2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never being able to visit on the Friday (normal opening day), we visited yesterday (Saturday 25/08/18). It really was worth the wait. We had a guided tour of the house, which is so light and welcoming. The information received from the knowledgeable guide was very...More

Thank thegraduate31
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We visited Cadhay on a Friday afternoon - unfortunately the only time in the week it is open to visitors, which is a shame. It was busy from first opening at 2 pm. Tours of the house are guided and last about one hour. They...More

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Restricted opening hours so read carefully! We didn't and had to return later, but it was worth it! Lovely grounds and very sensible charges ( £4 each) we used the Gardeners World 2 for 1 ,so only £2 each. Head Gardener a true character with...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Thank you Cadhay for giving us a chance to see your wonderful home and gardens, we are in love with it, its no to big that you cannot see all of it, and not to small ether its just perfect for a day out, with...More

Thank kenperritt730
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful home opened to the public on occasions such as the Church fete. The gardens are beautiful and twice we’ve been fortunate to have a fantastically interesting guided tour with a really knowledgeable lady which made the old manor house come alive...More

Thank melaniemR4904QR
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We took Cadhay for a week to celebrate a very special 90th birthday. Four generations of our family gathered there from all over the world! It was sensational. It is a lovely house - beautifully maintained, and extremely comfortable. There is lots of space -...More

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Rupert T, Owner at Cadhay, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. We're delighted that your stay was so enjoyable and that your family had a wonderful time celebrating together at Cadhay. We'd love to welcome you back for another special occasion or a holiday together.

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We rented Cadhay for our annual family reunion and it was marginally more expensive than other places we had visited previously but wow... what a fabulous decision! This place is heavenly... the Owners has managed to retain all the history and yet combine it with...More

Thank simonholler
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Fabulous place, the gardens a riot of colour and plants. The huge variety of dahlias especially impressive. Really friendly, helpful gardener too. Make sure you have a proper walk around as loads of different paths, especially at the bottom of the large (and beautiful) pond....More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 11 September 2017

visited cadhay house really lovely house with a guide with some great tales to tell, wonderful gardens well worth a visit but only open Friday from 2pm till 5pm tea rooms for a hot drink, weddings and rooms for rental great place

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19 August 2015|
Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
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6 August 2015|
Response from DevonUKJaney | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for your enquiry - Unless you are a member of HHA, when it is free, a tour of the house and entrance to the gardens is £7pp. Car parking is free of charge. There is a Tea Room serving home made cakes and Cream... More