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All reviews self service great grandson pleasant afternoon nt property open to the public sir herbert baker tea room lovely place to visit national trust plaster ceiling couple of hours worth a visit car park architect occupants dating volunteers
I have passed the property a few times but have not been here before as it is only open on Sunday's. This is worth a visit if you are a member or not as the entry is only £4.
The property is the birthplace of...More
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Gday Mrs. H, My wife and I and children have lived here since 2012, my cousins before that, and I lived here as a child until the mid 90s. So, yes, the child may have been mine and I may have been that child 25 years ago... More
Gday Mrs. H, My wife and I and children have lived here since 2012, my cousins before that, and I lived here as a child until the mid 90s. So, yes, the child may have been mine and I may have been that child 25 years ago, well a large child by that time
Then if you had come earlier, there have been Bakers here since 1793.
We hope you come again soon and reminisce!