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Saltram (National Trust)

Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1UH, England
+44 1752 333500
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Lovely spot

Although a little walk from the car park the building is well worth a visit. The staff responses... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
R H
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Lovely House

We were staying nearby for a week and called in here on the way. The house was having the ceiling... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Gill G
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Saltram House is a George II era mansion located in Plympton, Plymouth, England. The house that can be seen today is the work of Robert Adam, who altered the original Tudor house on two occasions. Wikipedia Saltram park offers a great place for walking, jogging, cycling and picnics. The park is open from dawn to dusk. Car park fees payable to non-National Trust members. Enjoy the Park Cafe, Shop and visit the House, Garden with Orangery, Castle Folly and Chapel Tea Room. There is a display of Arts and Crafts by local artists in the Gallery. Become a member and support the National Trust in the conservation work carried out to preserve our heritage for future generations and enjoy these facilities free all year. See our web pages for special events and opening time
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Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1UH, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Although a little walk from the car park the building is well worth a visit. The staff responses were a little variable but hey we are all human. The rooms are lovely to see and there is no pressure to move from one room to...More

Thank R H
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were staying nearby for a week and called in here on the way. The house was having the ceiling restored in the saloon and we were lucky enough to go up on the scaffolding to see the ceiling up close. We were amazed by...More

Thank Gill G
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Wife and I made a two night stopover in Plymouth so we could visit this NT property. An excellent decision. We were fortunate to be there on the final day of the guided tour to see the restoration of the Saloon. This gave us the...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Saltram is one of those places I take a little bit for granted as I have visited it’s park so often living nearby but a friend and I had some complimentary tickets and thought we would visit the house. It did not disappoint. The history...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Everything was brilliant, but a lovely day was ruined by the cafe staff shutting the doors in my face and not allowing my 5yr old child access to the toilet as he desperately needed a number 2. We were literally 2 meters away and it...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

What a delightful place, the place itself was really wonderful but we especially liked the scaffold tour of the ceiling which was hosted by Anthony, he was very knowledgeable and great to listen to. Also the chapel tea room was a really nice quality touch-...More

Thank Matt R
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had a friend staying with us who said "no more National Trust" but we persuaded her to just come to Saltram house and we would only walk in the grounds. 3 hours later she was completely enthralled - she loved the fact that it...More

Thank Weekender787
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Saltram House is beautiful and wonderful to look around. The staff are extremely friendly and spent time talking to our grandson whilst also telling us some fascinating information. We had afternoon tea in the Chapel Tearoom inside the grounds, very scrummy and lots of jam...More

Thank TracyDommett
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

although I have never been inside Saltram house I have walked through the grounds on a few occasions a pleasant walk and not to taxing starting at Laira bridge and returning by a circular route via Billacome

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This has something for everybody, history, beautiful location, wildlife, woods and a great walk alongside the estuary. Plenty of tracks to follow to walk the dogs, space to run and to stroll. The house is particularly interesting at the moment as you have a chance...More

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Nick T
20 September 2017|
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Response from Don B | Reviewed this property |
yes with no issues - you can also use the café which has an outside seating area
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Lin J
30 November 2016|
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Response from Don B | Reviewed this property |
no - but at the moment you can enjoy a drink under canopy in the court yard where dogs are allowed - lots of Christmas trees and lights to enjoy and they provide blankets and sheepskin to keep you warm - dogs are not allowed... More
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