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Shandy Hall

Coxwold, England
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History, gardens and great views

So good, lovely engaged passionate informed owners , pretty garden which blends with countryside... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
A must see

Local history society outing. Exceptional guided tour bringing to life both Lawrence Stern and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kirkby Stephen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So good, lovely engaged passionate informed owners , pretty garden which blends with countryside and a great views #exhibition #stipple engravings #laurence stern #sensibility novel #coxwold Gorgeous house and a wonderful curio shop and plant sale!! Very happy as it made our Sunday ramble!!

Thank Geckooskies
Reviewed 3 days ago

Local history society outing. Exceptional guided tour bringing to life both Lawrence Stern and Tristran Shandy and the 18th century literature scene. Also charming house and garden plus an exhibition of old prints and tiny curio shop. Brilliant, a must see.

Thank annsandell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi stopped at shanty hall bye chance and ended going around the house which is very interesting and home of the righter Laurence sterne.The three guides maid it a very interesting visit I would recommend.

Thank jamesv6051ay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating house and beautiful gardens, great curator who shows you the house and remarkable collection. Not to be missed when you happen to be in the region.

Thank petertutor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hall is a modest 14th century building with additions each century thereafter. It has attractive cottage gardens and lies just within a National Park. There are tours of the house in small parties. While the guide's description of the building's construction and quirks is...More

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The only thing we knew about Laurence Sterne were his Tristram Shandy books, but haven't read them!!! However ,the curator gave such an informative and enthusiastic talk they are now on our 'to read' list!! We haven't been anywhere where we were given such an...More

Thank HOLLY18Lancashire
Reviewed 21 July 2016

a lovely place to go gardens are nice very relaxing lots of flowers lots to see of interest will go again xx

Thank elaine b
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Small rooms so restricted numbers but well worth a visit. Lovely garden and nice little gift shop. The curator is superb. Enthusiastic, extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. Visit the Church over the road. Well worth a visit

Thank Totti M
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We were passing through with friends on our way to Northallerton when we saw the sign for Shandy Hall, so we thought we might make a brief stop. We never got to Northallerton! The gardens are fine, although you could miss the entrance to the...More

Thank wrinklytravellerYork
Reviewed 7 August 2015

You can only go into Shandy Hall with a guided tour. It does not say this on the website, nor anywhere in the ticket office. So if you have missed one guided tour and do not have a couple of hours to spare to wait...More

Thank Mrs M M
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21 September 2016|
Response from OliviaThrelkeld |
Dear Janet Sorry it has taken so long for a reply but yes, Shandy Hall is open to the public for tours on Wednesdays & Sundays at 2:45pm & 3:45pm. The gardens are open every day except Saturday. All aforementioned May... More