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Stepping back in time

What a little gem and historically superb. There are books, writings and rare memorabilia that... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Healthtouch
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London
A Beautiful Building!

Visited this beautiful cottage this week. The couple showing us around were very friendly and told... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Freddie K
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Amersham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

What a little gem and historically superb. There are books, writings and rare memorabilia that have been lovingly gathered together in this tiny cottage. We were shown around and told some wonderful stories about Milton, the age and the cottage, not to mention the exquisite...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Visited this beautiful cottage this week. The couple showing us around were very friendly and told us some very interesting fact about Milton. There are some beautiful editions of his books and a lovely garden at the rear of the property that is a must-see.

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Kelly O, Manager at Milton's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Many thanks for your kind review Freddie. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and had the opportunity to explore our garden as well.

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This attraction comprises the cottage which is Grade 1 listed and a compact delightful garden which is Grade 2 registered. There is ample parking at the rear when the venue is open. The cottage contains a varied and interesting collection , of items, which include...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

A very knowledgeable lady showed us around the small cottage packed with information. Wonderful exhibition of editions of Paradise Lost, it was quite a thrill to be able to turn the pages of the Kelmscott Press edition. Very attractive garden. Staff were very helpful giving...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

My husband took a group of students, all of whom found the visit very worthwhile and moving. The guided tours were excellent, and the garden is stunning.

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Interesting little cottage - authentic and feels as if nothing has really changed inside. There was a guide who answered our questions - 3 rooms with books and prints on show. . The garden was very lovely ! As he was interested in plants the...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This was an impromptu visit for the whole family. Our kids are 3, 9 and 11 so I wasn't sure if the oldest and youngest would enjoy the museum but they both found the visit interesting for different reasons. The very kind volunteers gave us...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Very modest and authentic atmosphere inside the cottage...The guides are very knowledgeable and friendly. This is where Milton completed "Paradise Lost", The cottage garden is 'Paradise Found' Tulips, daffodils, a blossoming cherry tree, bluebells, forget me nots, a magnolia tree ( planted on the occasion...More

Thank Sharon G
Kelly O, Manager at Milton's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thanks for your lovely review: we're glad you had an enjoyable visit and found time to explore our literary garden - planted with trees flowers and herbs referenced in Milton's poetry.

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Really enjoyed the visit and tour but you it really takes on a real feel if you have reread paradise lost or at least some his poetry before you visit.

Thank KalvinFX
Kelly O, Manager at Milton's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Thanks for your review and feedback Kalvin. We're currently updating our displays - ready for our 2017 opening on 1st April - and will be including more displays of Milton's poetry for those who have yet to read this visionary writer.

Reviewed 3 December 2016

A tiny gem showing both how people lived and the history of the period between Charles 1 and Oliver Cromwell. The layout is clear and even if you don't know anything about John Milton you will come away with a better feel for the period...More

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Kelly O, Manager at Milton's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Thanks for your lovely review, Sonny: we're delighted to hear you found our layout informative and had an opportunity to enjoy our lovely literary garden.

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