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Saltram (National Trust)

Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1UH, England
+44 1752 333500
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Great Eggsperience

Lovely visit despite the weather, good knowledge shared by the volunteers, including explanations... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Bristol, United Kingdom
Wonderful House & Gardens

Spent a great day here starting with a guided tour by a knowlegable guide. The house was steeped in... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
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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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Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1UH, England
+44 1752 333500

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Lovely visit despite the weather, good knowledge shared by the volunteers, including explanations about the restoration work and how it happens. As one volunteer said it is good to see rooms in the process of restoration ax it helps members see where the money has...More

1  Thank harryhawke-61
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Spent a great day here starting with a guided tour by a knowlegable guide. The house was steeped in history of the business family who owned it. Lovelly rooms including a library holding over a 1000 books and many wonderful paintings. The grounds are beutifully...More

Thank GrahamF190
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We are lucky enough to live close to this beautiful estate and visit it often. Especially the Chapel Tea room. The staff and volunteers are always helpful and friendly and the house and grounds just beautiful. Well worth a visit any time of year!

1  Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We use the estate a couple of times a week to walk our dog. Have been in the house a few times now. The volunteers are very helpful and knowledgable. They are currently laying new paths and walkways. There were new parking bays added last...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Saltram is a grand house with impressive parkland on the outskirts of Plymouth. Both the interior and exterior of the house are largely as re-designed by Robert Adam in the 18th Century. The house contains outstanding plasterwork, top quality paintings and an interesting collection of...More

Thank Swetrat
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Visited this lovely historic house while away for a few days staying in Devon. As always a fascinating family history and great works of art retained in this grand old House. All volunteers have a wealth of information and are very friendly and cheerful. Thank...More

1  Thank Ann22051958
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Beautiful house set in a large parkland. The national trust guides were very friendly and keen to explain any questions you had. It was like having a private tour in each room! The original chinese wallpaper was particularly impressive although the house is full of...More

Thank Caz C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Saltram park is lovely and relaxing,you have to pay a couple of pound to park your car,then you are free to walk around the park,which is big,well kept grounds,cows in several of the fields,lovely walk,plenty of space,ideal for dogs and children,the children can skate around...More

Thank annie715
Reviewed 21 March 2017

My wife and I visited here because the weather was poor and we needed somewhere indoors. It was well worth the visit which was enhanced by the friendliness of the volunteer guides. We could have walked through in 30 minutes or so but spent so...More

Thank Roger E
Reviewed 21 March 2017

It was a crisp February morning the sun was shinning so we went for a walk first before visiting the house. The surrounding country side is great for kids and dogs. A brisk stroll down to the river easy for wheelchairs too I would have...More

Thank Barbara B
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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