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Loved the water and sculpture gardens. Lots to see and very well maintained. Would definitely visit... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bourne, United Kingdom
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Oh the fireplace at Rosings Park!

I must admit the Burghley House rounded out the end of a Jane Austen Fan Girl trip that included... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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This historic Elizabethan house (circa 1587) features a serpentine park that was designed by Lancelot Brown and a gothic greenhouse and stables.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Stamford PE9 3JY, England
+44 1780 752451
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved the water and sculpture gardens. Lots to see and very well maintained. Would definitely visit again

Thank Manicrose
Reviewed 5 days ago

I must admit the Burghley House rounded out the end of a Jane Austen Fan Girl trip that included visiting several great houses mentioned in the books and used in the films. While all were simply breathtaking, Burghley House was immediately my favorite. Not only...More

Thank C_Razzano
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very fascinating house. It is definitely worth-while. A fabulous art collection - one of the best in the U.K.

Thank 256ollie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really excellent... this must be one of the best, if not the best, Elizabethan house in the UK. Of course extensively modified over the years its still a fabulous property with magnificent furniture and paintings. When compared to so many other properties (especially National Trust)...More

1  Thank DAVID V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The range of paintings and antiques will better anything you will ever see anywhere in the UK, and the layout of the house means that you can get really close to see them. The house is simply stunning. Try and join the escorted tour as...More

Thank ParGolfer72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have long wanted to visit this stately home and ir didn't disappoint. Fabulous art collection; superb Tudor kitchen and much more. The most knowledgeable guides I have ever come across - they can also be classed as Burghley's treasures too.

Thank travellover564
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day out with my daughter. Bought tickets online the day before which meant a cost saving. Leisurely stroll around the house which I had last visited some 40 odd years before. What a difference. The rooms are well laid out with a good flow....More

Thank ana1del
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the day after the horse trials. The web site said portions of the grounds would be closed, but I checked specifically for the public transport/pedestrian directions on the web site the morning I went there and it said it was a pleasant 30 minute...More

Thank cag2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing... on e of the most impressive Houses I have ever seen. The drive up to the car park and House are lovely with views over the deer park, and I was quite astounded to find that the grounds are free, so...More

1  Thank ZaksAngel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 Couples - all mid 70's - some have walking difficulties therefore found car park a long way to walk BEFORE you even get to the entrance. Paid £19 per person for what lasted 1.5 hours to walk around the House going at a slow...More

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18 July 2018|
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Response from mark s | Reviewed this property |
No unfortunately not as it’s a separate trust owned property.
12 June 2018|
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Response from david_douglas500 | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn't it be helpful to receive an answer from Burghley House management. So far, the issue has been fudged. If the main attractions - The Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Chatsworth, Blenheim and others can make full... More
Mrs pauline L
22 May 2018|
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Response from BurghleyHouse | Property representative |
Thank you for query. We are owned by an independent charity, not the National Trust and so we do not accept National Trust membership for admission.