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Tabley House

Knutsford WA16 0HB, England
+44 1565 750151
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Great value for money

This is a small stately home that is owned and maintained by Manchester University. It houses the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roger R
Manchester, United Kingdom
University of Manchester!

We visited on a Friday, the house doesn't open until 1pm, the cafe at 12 noon. This is a stunning... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
North West England, United Kingdom
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A unique University of Manchester collection of 18th & 19th Century British paintings, decorative arts and grand interiors. Cheshire's hidden gem!
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea room” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
Knutsford WA16 0HB, England
+44 1565 750151

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small stately home that is owned and maintained by Manchester University. It houses the Tabley collection of old master paintings which are absolutely fabulous. There is also a quantity of high quality antique furniture that is original to the house and a...More

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a Friday, the house doesn't open until 1pm, the cafe at 12 noon. This is a stunning property, a little battered around the edges as one would expect judging from its varied history. As well as a private residence for the majority...More

1  Thank Sue00do
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the tea room was good value in lovely surroundings. there was a good choice off light snacks and afternoon teas. the house itself was well worth spending time in. the furniture and items on how were arranged as if the house was still occupied, the...More

Thank jayne504
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had really informative guides to show us around the house and they allowed us to linger beyond closing time. The furniture and furnishings are all original with nothing brought in to 'stage' each room. Paintings of inhabitants, the hoof of a much-loved horse, the...More

Thank vixwill
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We have driven past Tabley House so many times but yesterday decided to see what the tea room had to offer. We didn't visit the house this time but will return. Tea room is in an area connected to the chapel. Some amazing stained glass...More

1  Thank ClareMetcalfe
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We visited Tabley House for the first time recently, a magnificent house brought to life by its many volunteers offering up wonderful insights into its history. The tea rooms were also an absoloute treat.

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Lovely staff , were made to feel very welcome with our pet dog. Lovely coffee and homemade cake was served. Very friendly and informal. Came running after us with our change. . . didn't presume we had left such a healthy tip deserving of the...More

Thank billie1067
Reviewed 20 July 2017

An interesting House, near Knutsford. Tucked away in lovely countryside and well worth a visit, especially as the entrance fee is only £5! The house is owned by the University of Manchester, but only the main floor is open to the public. However, there is...More

Thank cumberland9
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Bern driving past Tabley House for years and always meant to visit. Last week we did! It's only open afternoons Thursday to Sunday but I would recommend visiting. Lovely little cafe for lunch, all freshly made, and reasonably priced, with a 400 year fireplace to...More

Thank maryb2107pat
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Having spent 6 years at this beautiful house as a pupil between January 1976 until July 1981 when the house was a boarding and day school, I was obliviously aware how beautiful it was and still is. It is well worth a visit and very...More

Thank Jser63
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