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A lovey day out

This is the sort of place to go on a dry day and to just chill and enjoy the countryside. Take a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike S
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
A very interesting and pretty place

We visited the park and house today, the house was very interesting with a lot to view. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul R
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful place that is very nice in the summer. We had a wonderful time walking around the lake .

Thank Ramona N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the sort of place to go on a dry day and to just chill and enjoy the countryside. Take a picnic or drink and sit by the lake and take in the surroundings.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the park and house today, the house was very interesting with a lot to view. The parkland and lake was very well kept. However in the literature provided it states it will take an hour to go round the house and as there...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place for a walk, stunning views ,always good for wildlife. Set in the Chiltern hills this is a gem of a place, and plenty of local places to find

Thank GrahamSmith28
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

A guided tour tour of the house is highly recommended. I always look forward to visiting houses that are still lived in as you get a better feel for the place. This property is no exception. Our guide was very knowledgable and engaged very well...More

Thank Njnorden
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I live locally and visit this park regularly because it is so peaceful and serene. The volunteers are all so helpful and cheerful I spite of having to put up with several rude customers...one of whom I witnessed. People continue to moan on this site...More

Thank Apollina1814
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I arrived around 5:25 after stopping at Hughenden. I was told that we couldn’t not go inside the house because the last entry was at 5. This is not listed anywhere on the NT site. We walked quickly around the outside of the house as...More

Thank anfdiva25
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Today was a lovely sunny day and we visited this beautiful Palladian House. Opening time is 2.00 pm until 6.00p.m and we had a guided tour at 2.20 which was most informative. The Dashwood family are still in residence there. The eight ground state rooms...More

Thank cyrilthesquirrel
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Very informative and interesting guided tour lead by angela, we were given such an insight to the history of the property. Only the downstairs rooms are open to the public as the family still use the upstairs, but as Angela suggested we watched the importance...More

Thank bongocaz
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The park is lovely to walk around. We did the house tour with a National Trust guide. It was fine but a bit dry and you are a bit squashed in the rooms as a lot is roped off meaning you can’t really see everything....More

Thank Naomi Beth M
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Peter V
10 June 2017|
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Response from Rob M | Reviewed this property |
The property is owned by the National Trust and so it is unlikely that you can fly a drone and you would certainly need their permission as members of the public frequent the house and grounds.
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Karen W
25 July 2016|
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Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
The village is totally separate and can be visited without going to the House,Caves or Park.
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