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78 Derngate

78 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
+44 1604 603407
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Interesting visit

Very interesting house. Only house Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed in England. Went with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sallyrb2014
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London, United Kingdom
Fascinating house.

We visited this house with our teenage son as research for his graphic design course. What a treat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lownesfamily
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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78 Derngate is the only house in England designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. It is now a multi award-winning visitor attraction offering an unforgettable day out in Northampton. Designed and remodelled by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1916, the house has been meticulously restored and opened to the public. On site: a boutique restaurant, light-filled art galleries, a stylish design shop and elegant spaces that can be hired for meetings, events and functions. 78 Derngate was the architect's final major commission; his visionary patron, Northampton model engineer, W.J Bassett-Lowke. It is the only place in the world where Mackintosh's mature architectural and interior style can be seen in their original setting. As such, the house has drawn many thousands of visitors from around the globe. Now you can follow in their footsteps and see this unique work from one of Britain's most influential and celebrated designers. Please note: To post a review for The Dining Room Restaurant ( a separate business ) you should search for their separate TripAdvisor page. Thankyou!
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78 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting house. Only house Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed in England. Went with a group and took a tour round which was very informative. Beautiful hall lounge and bedroom. House has a café and garden.

Thank Sallyrb2014
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Sallyrb2014 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to 78 Derngate; it really is a special place isn't it!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this house with our teenage son as research for his graphic design course. What a treat. Such an interesting house, especially if you are interesting history or art. We thoroughly enjoyed the guided tour and lunch in the modern restaurant afterwards. A hidden...More

Thank Lownesfamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to visit when visiting Northampton, I found it very interesting, the staff were very friendly and the gentleman we spoke to was very knowledgeable, I would definitely visit again

Thank skeg79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must place to visit when in Northampton. A town which does not have a lot to brag about but this place is ACE.

1  Thank Wizardblue14
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Wizardblue14 - you're absolutely right... it is an ACE place to visit - our own little gem in the town! Thank you for your review and do come back again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes 78 Derngate is a place to visit time and time again to see a whole variety of exhibitions. Looking forward to visiting again when it is decorated for Christmas. Well worth visitingMore

Thank Eric L
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Eric L So glad you enjoy visiting us and making the most of the changing exhibitions, too! Yes, the house will be decorated in a traditional Christmas way from Tuesday 6th November until we close on Sunday 17th December, so do come and see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had an afternoon tea here as a birthday surprise. The surprise was that even though I had booked no one knew we were coming!! There seemed to be a problem with I had a voucher and it had been prepaid for, three times I...More

Thank Lorraine M
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Lorraine M - so sorry to hear that you were a little disappointed with your Birthday treat and that there was such a mix up over the voucher, etc... that should not have happened as it usually works very smoothly. Perhaps you would like...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

We had a lovely Afternoon tea here in Sept - its a beautiful venue and definitely a hidden gem. It was pretty cold though however we will be back.More

Thank David K
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hello David K - Sorry to hear that you felt cold during your visit here in September but glad to learn that you enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea! It really is an exceptional venue, isn't it and can sometimes be difficult to get the temperature...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I recently visited here for afternoon tea with my friend, I have to say the service is excellent! I accidentally booked my visit wrong they quickly sorted it and I was able to stay without any problem or issues, the whole atmosphere was great, we...More

Thank Blakeleyy
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hello Blakeleyy - this is a lovely review of your experience which I will endeavour to share with The Dining Room. Do visit the house next time you come (unless you have already had a tour!)

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very inspiring and a really good conservation project, goes alongside his work in Glasgow, also worth a visit. Very informative and most interesting.

Thank Irthlingborough43
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Good afternoon Irthlingborough43 - we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to this exciting little house; the only Mackintosh architectural project in England! Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 1 October 2017

A great little gem from a fascinating period of architecture. Great to visit if you are a local, a tourist or a Charles Renie Macintosh fan.

Thank enjay70
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi enjay70 Yes, it really is a fascinating place and the only architectural project in England by Mackintosh! Thank you for taking the time to review your visit and we do hope you return again soon.

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Rachel M
30 September 2017|
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Response from VitreusArt | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry for the late reply, but have been away. No entry fee is payable if you are just having lunch.
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Andrew W
15 November 2015|
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Response from 78DerngateNhampton | Property representative |
Hello Andrew. We often welcome children to 78 Derngate. You may have specific questions and I'll be very happy to advise you. Best wishes. David - Social Media Manager.
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