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Pencarrow House and Gardens

Washaway, Bodmin PL30 3AG, England
+44 1208 841369
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Day trip with my Husband

If you enjoy a day out visiting houses and gardens, this is a must. We arrived at 12 o'clock and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
coral r
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Truro, United Kingdom
Please visit!

A lovely historic house, obviously adored by the family who owns it.The dedication to preserving... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
angela s
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average5%
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“guided tour” (48 reviews)
“family home” (19 reviews)
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Washaway, Bodmin PL30 3AG, England
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+44 1208 841369
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"tea room"
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"pleasant visit"
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"gardens are lovely"
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"round the gardens"
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Reviewed yesterday

If you enjoy a day out visiting houses and gardens, this is a must. We arrived at 12 o'clock and went straight to the cafe for lunch. Fabulous jacket potatoes and the most amazing cheese scone, a little on the expensive side, but soooo good....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A lovely historic house, obviously adored by the family who owns it.The dedication to preserving over 400 years of history of this amazing place, which is still a family home, is clear.An unbelievable amount of interesting objects and artifacts, knowledgeable guides,amazing grounds, fab tearoom AND...More

Thank angela s
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Tracy D, Front Office Manager at Pencarrow House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. It is so good to read reviews and know that our love of Pencarrow is coming across to our visitors. Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the house and gardens today. Lovely gardens and very enjoyable tour of the beautiful house with a guide called Karen, if you want somebody to brighten your day and pull a smile on your face. First class.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Out Gardening group visited Pencarrow so we had our own organised visit to the house and gardens. Both guides were excellent. We

1  Thank Christine T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I visited Pencarrow House and took the guided tour. With so much family connection and collected items it was essential. Much of the collection is quirky, still interesting. Our guide was Belinda. She is new to this but excellent. Some of her ad...More

Thank 641rogerg
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Tracy D, Front Office Manager at Pencarrow House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review of Pencarrow. Belinda will be delighted to read this. We are members of the HHA (or now newly renamed HH) and we are advertised in all of their literature and promotions. The symbol isn't on our current website and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today as was passing, luckily just caught the last house tour of the day 3pm. Our guide Mandy was very informative and seemed to know her stuff. The house is full of the family that owns it memorabilia and loads of paintings. Had a...More

Thank dad30
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pencarrow is a lovely house with fantastic grounds. We had a tour with a brilliant guide called Karen - she was very informative with a great sense of humour and a wonderful way of telling the family stories. The house is beautiful and then the...More

Thank kath s
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pencarrow House is a welcoming historic house near Bodmin. The car park has shady parking spaces for people traveling with dogs. There are enchanting walks with azaleas and rhododendrons , bluebell groves, immaculate lawns and a tranquil lake. Dogs are allowed off & on lead...More

Thank BigFatBudgie
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here last week. Dog friendly walks and good paths. Did not visit house as no dogs allowed, which is perfectly understandable. Nice little shop with helpful staff. Did not use cafe. Magnificent peacocks wandering around, but take care in the uneven car park.

Thank Louise E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house and the garden are elegant combined... architectural landscaper goal. The old entrance to the estate is a long Monkey Puzzle drive. Nowadays, besides de 19th century trees, new Monkey puzzles have been planted. Here in Pencarrow was where the Chilean tree Araucaria was...More

Thank RFFilms
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642wendi66
18 February 2017|
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Response from Tracy D | Property representative |
Hi, apologies for the delay in replying, I have only just seen the alert that there was a question waiting for us! It is very difficult to predict how busy it is going to be from day to day and the day of your visit also... More
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SharynGreedy
12 September 2016|
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Response from calllindaf | Reviewed this property |
I had the pleasure of living relatively close for 7 years, and visited it frequently for aa lovely walk through the gardens and of course the cream tea. 3 or 4 hours sounds nice. Don't be in a hurry. It is really lovely!
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Barber1971
28 August 2015|
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The guided tour of the house is on the ground floor and the upper floor. For visitors who are unable to climb the stairs we can play a DVD of the upstairs on the ground floor and they will... More
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