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Troutbeck LA23 1LB, England
+44 15394 32628
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Excellent and informative guided tour

We are members of the National Trust and went to visit this on a rainy day. 2 guided tours per day... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Elizabeth H
via mobile
Excellent Guided Tour

A lovely old farmhouse. If you visit at 11am or noon you can have a guided tour by taking a peg... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Catherine T
York, United Kingdom
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Please note that due to major building repairs, Townend is now CLOSED until August 2016. Please call us or check our website for more information. Thank you.
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Troutbeck LA23 1LB, England
+44 15394 32628
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are members of the National Trust and went to visit this on a rainy day. 2 guided tours per day in the morning - they only take 15 people on each as it is small. Worth doing as the guide is very knowledgeable. The...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely old farmhouse. If you visit at 11am or noon you can have a guided tour by taking a peg from the front door - we had a very interesting tour and there was a quiz for children. After 1pm there are informative guides...More

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely totally worth a visit. So many original items of furniture each with its own story to tell. The guide downstairs Frank Jones was so very knowledgeable having the experience of 14 years behind him. Obviously enjoys his work there sharing his stories of the...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really lovely house, the carved wood is amazing and the place is delightfully quirky, the staff there are fabulous, really knowledgeable. I would recommend a visit

Thank Hilary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a 'must do' visit as I am related to the original family who built the house and wanted to get a flavour of where and how they lived. There are two guided tours of the house available, at 11am and noon each day,...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A house from the time of Henry the VIII, almost all original artefacts, furniture and set up, beautiful gardens and location, free parking, friendly, passionate and very knowledgeable staff, what more can we ask? Well worth the time and effort to seek out but maybe...More

Thank ustoukgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We turned up for the 11am guided tour. The tour was excellent with just the right amount of information. We were provided with an insight into many of the finer details and the house was really brought to life. I would recommend arriving early for...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The house is full of great stories, linking into items and furniture throughout. It had a 'good feeling' about the place and was well worth the visit. The female guides, (particularly the lady in the 'Fire Room') were very friendly and knowledgeable. Unfortunately, the man...More

Thank Bernadette Y
Emma W, Manager at Townend, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hello Bernadette Y Thanks for getting in touch with your review. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Townend and found most of our guides to be friendly and knowledgeable. However, it's really disappointing to hear your feedback about the upstairs guide, and this...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Even though it was pouring with rain we still ventured to Townend. House is very interesting and staff are ready to give you lots of information about its history and the family who lived there. Do look in the small outbuildings especially at the video...More

Thank dillon2158
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We called in as we were stopping nearby and are so glad we did. This house is packed full of history and charm. Fortunately for us the family who farmed here kept and reused things rather than throwing them away.

Thank walkingboots2016
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Michael w
23 June 2017|
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Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
Not necessary. Ring ahead just to confirm they are goping to be open and then turn up