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The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir

The Hall Abbey-Cwm-Hir, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6PH, Wales
+44 1597 851727
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One of the highlights of our holiday, made extra special by the owner who led our guided tour. As... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Chigwell, United Kingdom
An unusual tour

A large house in the middle of nowhere with fantastic views from the extensive and unusual gardens... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Jo K
Horsham, England, United Kingdom
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The Hall is a 52 roomed, Grade 11* Gothic Revival mansion, standing in 12 acres of gardens near Llandrindod Wells in Mid Wales. The Hall offers tours to the public. The tours combine outstanding architecture, stunning interiors, thousands of collectable items and beautiful grounds. The gardens include a walled garden, woodland walks, a lake and waterfall, lawns, terraces and courtyards. From 1st November each year, all 52 rooms are decorated to individual themes for Christmas.
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The Hall Abbey-Cwm-Hir, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6PH, Wales
+44 1597 851727
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

One of the highlights of our holiday, made extra special by the owner who led our guided tour. As there were only five of us on the tour it was very personal, but had we gone on the next tour we would have been going...More

Thank chigwell_roger
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A large house in the middle of nowhere with fantastic views from the extensive and unusual gardens. The house itself had something different and often unexpected in each room. The tour guided by the owner,Paul, or his assistant lasted over 2 hours no there were...More

Thank Jo K
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Our visit to The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir was exciting and refreshing after the many boring and dull properties managed by the NT, who could learn a lot from the owners Victoria and Paul, who presented their wonderful and interesting home to the public, in a...More

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Fabulous house and collection of items to look at, but were taken round with a coach party of elderly people who arrived at the same time therefore the tour took far too long whilst waiting for people to catch up. Coffee was very weak, despite...More

Thank DVPPaula
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Just got back from our first visit to abbey cwm hir hall and have to say what a fantastic place it is . Was expecting a whistle stop tour round the house and most of it out of bounds like most places. What a surprise...More

Thank andrewjenny123
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed my day, outside and in. The gardens are full of paths to explore, formal and informal landscaping, hidden gems. Leave yourself plenty of time to explore and enjoy. The house is a treasure trove and completely absorbing. We were given fascinating facts and...More

1  Thank rkcoffeeandcake
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Viewed yesterday, already booked to go again! Completely bowled over by the charm of the house and the fantastic owners. Something for everyone and a must see if you are visiting Powys. The Shustoke girls 👭 👭

Thank Teaspoon77
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The gardens are great and the siting of the property is brilliant but inside is not the best. The majority of the furniture is not fully in keeping with the property and the whole thing is rather a show.

1  Thank Will H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Our Gardening Club Group of 51 people visited today, the house, the collections within, the decor and the hosts were a revelation. So much to see so beautifully presented! The Gardens were wonderful in a setting so picturesque. The welcome was genuine and heartfelt a...More

Thank sueford175
abbbeycwmhir, Owner at The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words, we are so glad that you enjoyed visiting The Hall it was a pleasure to entertain such a lovely group. We very much appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience with us.

Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is one of the hardest reviews I have written, words are not enough. To start I have been a member of the National Trust and English Heritage for many years and I have visited most of the properties that these two establishments have to...More

2  Thank Bob S
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grace r
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10 Minutes walk away if that
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Response from abbbeycwmhir | Property representative |
The cost is £16.00pp for the fully guided 2 1/4 hour tour and full access to our 12 acre gardens. For groups of 8 or more the cost is £14.00pp, and children up to the age of 12 is £5.00pp. Entrance to the gardens only is... More