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Saltram (National Trust)

Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1UH, England
+44 1752 333500
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Day ruined by cafe staff

Everything was brilliant, but a lovely day was ruined by the cafe staff shutting the doors in my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Lovely visit

What a delightful place, the place itself was really wonderful but we especially liked the scaffold... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Matt R
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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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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible1%
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Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1UH, England
+44 1752 333500

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was brilliant, but a lovely day was ruined by the cafe staff shutting the doors in my face and not allowing my 5yr old child access to the toilet as he desperately needed a number 2. We were literally 2 meters away and it...More

Thank laura181280
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful place, the place itself was really wonderful but we especially liked the scaffold tour of the ceiling which was hosted by Anthony, he was very knowledgeable and great to listen to. Also the chapel tea room was a really nice quality touch-...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a friend staying with us who said "no more National Trust" but we persuaded her to just come to Saltram house and we would only walk in the grounds. 3 hours later she was completely enthralled - she loved the fact that it...More

Thank Weekender787
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Saltram House is beautiful and wonderful to look around. The staff are extremely friendly and spent time talking to our grandson whilst also telling us some fascinating information. We had afternoon tea in the Chapel Tearoom inside the grounds, very scrummy and lots of jam...More

Thank TracyDommett
Reviewed 12 October 2017

although I have never been inside Saltram house I have walked through the grounds on a few occasions a pleasant walk and not to taxing starting at Laira bridge and returning by a circular route via Billacome

Thank roger189
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This has something for everybody, history, beautiful location, wildlife, woods and a great walk alongside the estuary. Plenty of tracks to follow to walk the dogs, space to run and to stroll. The house is particularly interesting at the moment as you have a chance...More

Thank Remembrance
Reviewed 9 October 2017

One of my all-time favourite places to be. For fantastic views of the Embankment and surroundings, see Plymouth from a different angle. Dog friendly, great for kids, runners, walkers and amblers. Don't miss it.

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 4 October 2017

My wife and I visited Saltram in September after having a problem finding it-we have no Satnav. We had to ring from nearby to get detailed instructions. Clearer details on the website would be appreciated. However when we got there we were only able to...More

Thank John I
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A beautiful piece of history...walking around not only the house, but the grounds is just magical, calming and relaxing.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This beautiful George 11 house and gardens in Plympton near Plymouth must be one of the top N T attractions.From the minute you enter,the wall coverings and features plus paintings are stunning and the history of each section provided by knowledgeable volunteers guides is amazing.There...More

Thank John W
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Nick T
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Response from Don B | Reviewed this property |
yes with no issues - you can also use the café which has an outside seating area
Lin J
1 December 2016|
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Response from Don B | Reviewed this property |
no - but at the moment you can enjoy a drink under canopy in the court yard where dogs are allowed - lots of Christmas trees and lights to enjoy and they provide blankets and sheepskin to keep you warm - dogs are not allowed... More