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A nice walk in the countryside with the family

I have visited this Mausoleum many times over the past few years but this is the first time since... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Peterperfik
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
Sunday outing

We had a lovely walk in the wood followed by an interesting visit to the Mausoleum. It has been... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
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Apr 16, 2018
“A nice walk in the countryside with the family”
Apr 1, 2018
“Sunday outing ”
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I have visited this Mausoleum many times over the past few years but this is the first time since it's renovation by the national trust. The renovation work has transformed what was a derelict monument back to it's former status. The volunteers manning it's opening...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely walk in the wood followed by an interesting visit to the Mausoleum. It has been well restored, and our NT guide gave us lots of information about the history of the Darnley family. Not something that you’d spend all day doing,...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

both me and my partner often walk to the Darnley Mausoleum at the weekends, just keep an eye or ear out for the cows.

Thank 561kirk
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ancient knarley trees, Highland cow grazing and interesting mausoleum. However there was no way markers that we could see. There was a map at the start and some arrows, once out of the Highland cow section. There was also no information about the mausoleum,...More

Thank creamteafan1
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Be prepared to walk. I guess around a mile each way. Small fee to pay for entrance, well worth the walk and the entrance free. A little bit spooky and dog friendly. Check entrance times before you travel.

Thank carjams
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Seemingly in the middle of nowhere the Darnely Mausoleum stands on high ground in the remnants of what was a grand country estate. Managed by the National Trust and open most weekends. Free entry but donations welcome. Pleasant diversion when walking in the country park....More

Thank David T
Reviewed 9 January 2017

It seems there is only one set of information about the Mausoleum, and that is about the Darnley family. Given that they owned the building, but gave little or nothing towards the cost of the restoration, one would expect more information. First, a board which...More

Thank nicholasreed2017
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Lovely countryside around area of mausoleum. Building very interesting to view, would have liked to know if was opened to public at anytime. Also a board with some information would be good.

Thank liz n
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Review isn't so much about the mausoleum itself as the surrounding areas. The mausoleum is beautiful but it's set in a beautiful location. Definitely worth a Sunday afternoon stroll :)

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Reviewed 18 August 2015

Having visited the woods and seeing the outside of the mausoleum for many years, it was very pleasant to see the inside having heard many stories about the local teenagers who have used it for illegal activity over the years. It is a shame that...More

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