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Saltram (National Trust)

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Address: Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1UH, England
Phone Number:
+44 1752 333500
12:00 - 16:00
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Sat - Thu 12:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Saltram House is a George II era mansion located in Plympton, Plymouth,...

Saltram House is a George II era mansion located in Plympton, Plymouth, England. The house that can be seen today is the work of Robert Adam, who altered the original Tudor house on two occasions. Wikipedia Saltram park offers a great place for walking, jogging, cycling and picnics. The park is open from dawn to dusk. Car park fees payable to non-National Trust members. Enjoy the Park Cafe, Shop and visit the House, Garden with Orangery, Castle Folly and Chapel Tea Room. There is a display of Arts and Crafts by local artists in the Gallery. Become a member and support the National Trust in the conservation work carried out to preserve our heritage for future generations and enjoy these facilities free all year. See our web pages for special events and opening time

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Interesting day out

First time to visit this National Trust property beautiful house with extensive gardens. The silk wall coverings were really interesting and the guides very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Denise O
Aylesbury, United Kingdom

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time to visit this National Trust property beautiful house with extensive gardens. The silk wall coverings were really interesting and the guides very knowledgeable and friendly. The cafe by the duck pond really good value had a lovely homemade carrot and coriander soup with chunky bread.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely place. We walked through the house, the orangery and the immediate grounds. The staff interacted with us and were very knowledgeable about their venue. We enjoyed their repartee and friendliness. We had a meal in the cafe. A snack and coffee, very nice. The car parks were full and the overflow car park was filling up -... More 

Thank disgruntledman54
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our first visit to one of the nicest NT properties we've been to in a while. As you drive through the entrance to the Estate, that WOW! factor hits you full on. We visit Devon often & this property will be high on our list of revisits from now on. So much to see & do. Lovely walks down to... More 

Thank HierandHier
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit saltram on a regular basis with the dog and kids. There is a lovely walk all around the grounds and the only thing you pay for is parking, unless u have a national trust membership and that is free too. Haven't been inside the house or used the cafe facilities. Loads of parking. Will definitely keep returning

Thank Bobbie S
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Live locally and it's a favourite place to walk the dogs and admire the gardens. The outer perimeter walk is approx 2 miles with a couple of small hills but nothing too taxing. Great for kids, cyclists and dogs....wooded areas to explore and even a little beach (tide dependant). Can get muddy after rain tho. The actual gardens are a... More 

Thank Jelly1955
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful house to view, lots of history and beautiful paintings and furniture etc. The gardens are ideal for children, lots to do and lovely to walk around.

Thank janiceuren
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easter holidays?????? Come and join NT for one of our egg hunts??????? NOT at this property! Let down yet again 12 months after our last visit. We've visited several properties to take part in their egg hunts and this place is restricting it to Easter weekend 'because it's a flag ship property'! ALL THE MORE REASON TO HAVE IT RUNNING... More 

Thank Caroline R
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting family history shared enthusiastically by the volunteers. Unusual oriental decorations. Nice visit. House is kept a little dark to protect the furnishings - a bit disconcerting. Lovely tea rooms.

Thank Ruth G
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely spot for walking both inside the grounds and around the estate, we visit on many occasions and enjoy walking the inner gardens with our grandson. The walk around the grounds of the estate are free (except for parking) however are usually crowded with dog walkers and cyclists at the weekend, that said its a beautiful walk and not to... More 

Thank Robert T
Truro, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice day out. However, the NT could be more dog friendly. Could do with some shaded parking for the part of the tour you cannot take the dog around. One thing I do applaud is that they do have dog walks and provide plenty of dog litter bins. Great idea. Shame that some dog owners still don't get the... More 


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