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Burghley House

Burghley House Burghley Park, Stamford PE9 3JY, England
+44 1780 752451
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A fantastic day out at this place - interesting, fun and full of history - I would recommend trip... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David W
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Fabulous

You don't see very much of the house and the estate on the drive through Stamford and Barnack... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
_freeland385
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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This historic Elizabethan house (circa 1587) features a serpentine park that was designed by Lancelot Brown and a gothic greenhouse and stables.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Burghley House Burghley Park, Stamford PE9 3JY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A fantastic day out at this place - interesting, fun and full of history - I would recommend trip here and go round all the house. History and how they used to live is so interesting - to keep a house like that these days...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 days ago

You don't see very much of the house and the estate on the drive through Stamford and Barnack (pleasant though the countryside is) and even when you park the house is somewhat concealed from view. However, once you walk up to the main entrance the...More

Thank _freeland385
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is,of course, one of the most famous great houses of England and it surely lives up to expectations. Expensive to get in, and the queues for tickets were a surprise which one could do without, but the wait is worth it. And the gardens,...More

Thank Buffshot
Reviewed 5 days ago

The house is lovely, grounds fantastic and the secret garden and sculpture garden are an absolute joy. My husband and I took my mum here for a day out, she is not very mobile with 'worn out' knees so uses a wheel chair, the house...More

1  Thank cracking-meal
Reviewed 5 days ago

Burghley must rank amongst the top five houses in the country. Its scale is immense and there is much to experience. The imaginative av presentation at the start sets the scene and you would be advised to spend a few minutes watching it. We felt...More

Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After popping into Stamford we decided to visit here on the way home . We managed to catch the final guided house tour , and found it very informative. A beautifully restored stately home , under a private charitable trust.well worth the visit, and I...More

Thank vicki k
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could spend days wandering the halls and studying the multitude of art works in this estate. Knowledgeable, friendly staff. Tea on the grounds was superb.

Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is as you would imagine with a kitchen that had more copper cookware in it then the electrical connections around your house. But you must read the chalk boards and the master's messages to staff. Actually when Queen Elizabeth II visits, you'll see the...More

Thank pamelag180
Reviewed 1 week ago

It apparently took 32 years or so to build, but it was worth the effort – although the social disparities in Elizabethan wealth that allowed such an edifice to be built by one man hardly bears thinking about. Still, I suppose the same may be...More

Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here with an organised group which was an advantage. Amazing historically significant house with collections unrivalled outside of national museums. Good restaurant

Thank Diane M
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Reusch84
8 April 2017|
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Response from lindacJ7385PE | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the garden but the parking is in the parkland just by the house and people often picnic there, but watch out for the deer!
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Iris C
30 October 2016|
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Response from soring56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi The tour has ended fir this year but we paid £15 per head for adults.
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Maureen N
5 October 2016|
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Response from Claire R | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but I would imagine that they have to offer wheel chair hire these days as most places are required to put in wheel chair access. Maybe call them and ask. Sorry I can't be more helpful
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