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Owletts

Owletts The Street, Cobham DA12 3AP, England
+44 1732 810378
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Fascinating

We have often gone past here and never known it was open to the public. It was £4 entry, the guide... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TheGriffins3
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Birthplace of Sir Herbert Baker

Owletts was the birthplace of Sir Herbert Baker-who went on to design the Bank of England. The... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
milnealison6cows2018
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London, United Kingdom
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Owletts The Street, Cobham DA12 3AP, England
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"self service"
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"pleasant afternoon"
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"great grandson"
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"open to the public"
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"sir herbert baker"
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"tea room"
in 6 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"plaster ceiling"
in 2 reviews
"national trust"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"architect"
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"occupants"
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"dating"
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"lutyens"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have often gone past here and never known it was open to the public. It was £4 entry, the guide was very good. The architecture is amazing and we met his great great grandsons wife and the family. Such a lovely place to visit.

Thank TheGriffins3
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Owletts was the birthplace of Sir Herbert Baker-who went on to design the Bank of England. The house dates back to the 18th century and is very interesting. The staircase ceiling is magnificent and is definitely the best highlight of the property. There is also...More

2  Thank milnealison6cows2018
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

What a delight Owletts is: the house is a jewel, beautifully kept and presented, it's aesthetic appeal more than matched by the warmth of the welcome from family and volunteers. Once the home of the architect Sir Herbert Baker, a contemporary and some time colleague...More

Thank EatSleepGo
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Amazingly, after many years of NT membership, this was our first visit. A lovely peaceful afternoon. The volunteers in the house were very informative, the history of the property is interesting, nice to talk to the current incumbent and his wife - he is a...More

Thank stevesmith0756
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Lovely place to visit for a few hours. The family are in situe and give a lot of information. Very pleasant and interesting. well worth a visit

Thank sheribum
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Really enjoyed my visit here. Only some of the house is open to the public due to people still living in the rest of the house.Garden is a nice short walk around and a nice little coffee & cake area (payment using the 'donation' payment)....More

Thank KentEnglandLife
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We happened to be passing Owletts on a Sunday so we popped in. It is only open on Sundays as it is an occupied NT location. There are a few rooms open downstairs full of interesting books and memorabilia and it has a nice garden...More

Thank DynamoDoll
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of those rather small properties which it is well worth a visit if you are in the area on a Sunday, the only day on which the property is open, but not going far out of your way to visit. The interior...More

1  Thank OandA-London
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We recently booked to have a cream tea at national trust Owletts in Cobham. It was truly spectacular. We are in style in the library and what a feast - four different sandwiches (cheesecake homemade chutney, cream cheese and smoked salmon, cucumber and ham and...More

Thank AJandLN
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited Owletts for a second time and it was like returning to a family friend's home. As National Trust members living in Kent we visit many of our local houses and gardens regularly for walks, picnics and of course the tea rooms as well...More

Thank christinajanefrance
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