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Lotherton Hall

Lotherton Lane | Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB, England
+44 113 378 2986
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OMG! Mud mud and more mud

If your planning on visiting in winter definitely wear wellies! We went during the Christmas break... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
what a rip off

i decided to take my grandson here to see santa. paid 11.95 to see santa. got there and had to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bee m
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Lotherton was the home of the Gascoigne family, who created a charming home in the days before the first World War. Given to Leeds City Council in 1968, the house boasts fine furniture and painting with collections of ceramics and superb displays of costume.See 200 magnificent species in the bird garden or stroll around the gardens or woods. There is a cafe on site as well as a playground for children or those young at heart.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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Lotherton Lane | Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If your planning on visiting in winter definitely wear wellies! We went during the Christmas break and the mud was horrendous to the point that you could no longer make out the paths. The staff were constantly putting down mulch in the worst areas but...More

Thank Thekellys73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i decided to take my grandson here to see santa. paid 11.95 to see santa. got there and had to pay another tenner to get in the car park/site. what an absilute rip off certainly not worth 22 pounds. wont be going again. advice .......More

Thank bee m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned our visit to the exhibition at Lotherton Hall. When we arrived at the payment shed, I explained we only wanted to visit the Hall and I asked where the parking was to be told "drive to the side of the hall". We were...More

Thank Reviewduo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The house was decorated for Christmas, including a meal laid out for Edwardian times. Created a great atmosphere. 2 very good exhibitions : Yorkshire Pottery & Costume were very well laid out and labelled/explained. Outside the garden was set out as a Wonderland for Children....More

Thank basilfawty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to lotherton hall on 23rd decemver and it was a great day. The Christmas event they had on was great fun for the kids and we all lived the fairy fell. This was a brilliant idea. We also dis the 12 days of...More

Thank Damian_clavin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the house and 12 days of Christmas walk. Santa, Elves and winter wonderland were brilliant with the children coming away with "stop here wooden signs made by themselves! Only down side the car park is a mud bath, very slippy, with children falling...More

1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Christmas extravaganza and it is very good. The twelve days of Christmas woodland walk is good and the cafe was ok. The house iscworth visiting. We did not visit Santa às all spots had been booked in advance. One tip is take...More

1  Thank WhatNoBiscuits
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked santa visit for 5 year old. Early meeting with santa at 10.20 ,elves cheerful and happy, the North Pole very well decorated and santa himself friendly and talkative. Gift was suitable . Cafe empty no queue,tea and a bun very good. Passed by at...More

Thank bridgeman17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like this place, we live near and have visited before in winter. We popped in today as an alternative to Castle Howard which was 3 times the price. Enjoyed pottering round early in the day before the crowds. In terms of a "Christmas Experience"...More

Thank Tim_in_Norton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly the tickets were booked incorrectly on the rather confusing website so I rang directly to ask to adjust them to include two tickets to see Santa. Originally paid £18.00 then had to pay another £22 and told NO REFUNDS, even though it was a...More

3  Thank Deb J
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12 July 2017|
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Response from Charles_and_Susan | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure myself. There's a website called traveline where you can put in your start and finish places and it will find the routes for you if it's at all possible.
7 June 2017|
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Response from kbearne | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes parking is included,
Marion L
3 February 2017|
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Response from traveller1648 | Reviewed this property |
The gardens certainly are but I have not been into the house.