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Glyndebourne

Lewes BN8 5UU, England
+44 1273 815000
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La Traviata

Fabulous opera, fabulous weather, fabulous friends. Always such a treat to come here. The middle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
penelopestone
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Open Gardens

This is the first year the gardens have been opened to the public as an attraction in their own... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ZoeBailey72
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Backstage tours are available from November to March. The summer Festival runs from May to August. The autumn Tour runs through October before taking the productions to venues across the UK.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“opera house” (44 reviews)
“la traviata” (18 reviews)
“long interval” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lewes BN8 5UU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous opera, fabulous weather, fabulous friends. Always such a treat to come here. The middle and over wallop (!) restaurant always reliable and the parking system seems to have had a revamp, so it is much easier to leave at the end of the evening

Thank penelopestone
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first year the gardens have been opened to the public as an attraction in their own right, it is usually accessible when an opera is on, and was a one-off event for an entry fee of £10. It allowed visitors to enjoy...More

Thank ZoeBailey72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first proper opera experience and my first (but not last) visit to Glyndebourne, which was lovely from start to finish. We boarded the recommended train from Waterloo and were met at Lewes station by a convoy of coaches. Quickly off, we arrived...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A return visit with friends for La Traviata. Excellent production and good food in the Mildmay restaurant

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being England in August, they had sensibly set our pre-ordered picnic up on a table under cover. We had time for a wander round the grounds and lake before the performance, then a leisurely three course picnic during the 90 minute interval. The auditorium is...More

Thank Iain M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw Don Pascquale, most entertaining, actors and orchestra perfect, the right decorations, but for a foreigner, even as one of these Continental Europeans, the most spectacular impressions were beforehand, in the pause and after the buffo opera, inhale the whole atmosphere, enjoy the guests, surroundings,...More

1  Thank Travexperience
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Glyndebourne is a British institution and has been for many years. The standard of the opera is always good, with great singers and orchestra, and comfortable seats. On a fine day, it is wonderful to walk round the grounds before the opera begins (with the...More

Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We have been meaning to go to Glyndebourne for some time and when we had the opportunity to go with a couple of friends, we happily jumped at the chance. We are so glad we did! On arrival, we parked in the ample car park...More

Thank PavlH
Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you are an opera fan then this must be on your bucket list for that special occasion. A visit to a production (we saw Don Pasquale - fab!) during the Glyndebourne Festival is one of those 'must do' things but tickets can be hard...More

Thank GOMS2013
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A class establishment which embraces all the finer points of English summer highlights. The audience is respectful and almost without exception dress in honour of the event. This quality must not be allowed to lapse as it has in other establishments. This production of La...More

1  Thank keithdutton
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anonymousbrighton
18 April 2015|
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Response from Botanist79 | Reviewed this property |
Depending where you park it is 3-5 mins walk. There is also dressing rooms where she could change if she wants to get ready once she arrives.
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stp1015
12 February 2015|
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Response from Botanist79 | Reviewed this property |
Good luck! It is difficult to get tickets.
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