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Love our trips . Dog walks, coffees etc! Free parking. Loads of green space to kick a ball... read more

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What a beautiful place to visit. You park for nothing and the visit to the whole of the grounds is... read more

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margaret h
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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 yesterday via mobile

Love our trips . Dog walks, coffees etc! Free parking. Loads of green space to kick a ball. Picnics. Lovely shop to browse.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place to visit. You park for nothing and the visit to the whole of the grounds is free. The house itself is a stunning backdrop for a lovely winter walk at new year. The pathways are good and there are some amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A walk before the start of New year very beautiful estate and well kept, a grey day, many walkers and runners

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jane G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we visited Burghley house in mid august en route home from a trip to Scotland. we took out the annual return membership offer and will certainly look to return. we were immediately impressed by the audio visual of the history of the ownership of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 11 December 2018

There were a large and varied number of stalls .bUtler outside were easy to view but not the inside ones due to the number of people.As is ideal the goods were a little expensive as was the refreshments .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank professor64
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Despite the chilly, wet weather, the greeting we got from the santa-hatted staff at in the car park couldn’t have been warmer. It set the tone for a lovely, cheery day. The house and grounds looked fabulously festive with beautiful decorations and seasonal music wafting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NorthantsNige
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Cars were parked everywhere and it was so busy that at times you couldn't move. Dogs were aloud in so you had to watch where you walked as they were fouling where they wanted. Lots of high priced stalls but nothing more craft and Xmas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lianne S
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Was up there for the Christmas market and loved the grounds and looking at the buildings, but found the market to be way too crowded and a little disappointing. If you go, go first thing to beat the crowd.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ianwebb75
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

This should've been such a lovely day but it was such a waste of time. You queue for 40 mins to get in, then the same again to get out. No traffic management. Then when you do get there is overcrowded hell. Fancy something to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Laura F
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Was really looking forward to this today and expected it to be very busy just a shame the organisation of it was badly executed. The stalls were so crammed into the spaces you couldn't get to see some of them. Walking in through the entrance...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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.