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King John's Hunting Lodge

The Square, Axbridge BS26 2BY, England
+44 1934 732012
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That's a fascinating corner house!

In this little medieval square amongst gift shops, tea shops and the local co-op is a stunning... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
sinead489
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Axbridge, United Kingdom
An unexpected find

This small museum covering the social history of Axbridge contained some interesting material that... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
SteveW1410
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Watford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“local museum” (10 reviews)
“national trust” (11 reviews)
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The Square, Axbridge BS26 2BY, England
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+44 1934 732012
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

In this little medieval square amongst gift shops, tea shops and the local co-op is a stunning piece of history. An incredibly beautiful building well worth a visit. On the National Trust list.

Thank sinead489
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This small museum covering the social history of Axbridge contained some interesting material that really brought the history of the town to life, but deserved its 5 stars for the enthusiasm of the volunteers whose passion for the project was evident. The building itself was...More

Thank SteveW1410
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This impressive pre-Tudor, timber framed building sits on the corner of The Square in Axbridge. It has been many things but apparently, never a hunting lodge. It is nonetheless a fascinating local museum containing a gallimaufry of interesting items. Many have been contributed by local...More

Thank Mike and Pat O
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Run by the National Trust but contains the local museum. Contains many local artifacts and bits of history and is good for whiling away an hour in an otherwise nondescript town. Could have done with more history of the building itself. Not sure why NT...More

Thank Maybe16
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We have visited many National Trust places in recent times and found this small Tudor house dating from 1460 a delight. Three levels of varying exhibits pique interest. Watch your head as you negotiate the spiral stairs and each room. The special exhibition on the...More

Thank Johns1951
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

You can't miss this building, it's the best one in Axbridge. We followed the signs for nearby free parking. Very knowledgable and friendly volunteer. There isn't much he doesn't know! So much to see on three levels, including local finds. The second level has a...More

Thank Dave b
Reviewed 16 September 2017

It's unusual to have the local museum in a National Trust property but it works fine. There's quite a bit to see, the property is very interesting and the volunteers were very friendly.

Thank 627pdh
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Lovely local museum in an house with such character & age. Friendly staff, very knowledgeable. Well worth a visit.

Thank AxbridgeClaret
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Was surprised to see so much of interest in a small building which reeks of history & artefacts . The guide was very informative & friendly , Well worth a visit .A would return when next in the area .

Thank 669iam69
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is a quaint old house which houses the Axbridge Museum. There is a lot to see and take in and it is all extremely interesting. The house has been well maintained but is still essentially as it was built, the floors are creaky and...More

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