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The Manor at Hemingford Grey

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Lovely old house and beautiful quilts.

I visit with members of my patchwork group, mainly to see Lucy Boston's patchwork. We were shown... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
BernadetteSG
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Peaceful, enchanting and stepping into a storybook.

The Manor at Hemmingford Grey is an enchanting place. It was the home of author Lucy M. Boston who... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
MillyT73
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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This is a historic house and is different site altogether from Hemingford Grey House (a residential conference center).
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The Manor, Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon PE18 9AL, England
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

I visit with members of my patchwork group, mainly to see Lucy Boston's patchwork. We were shown round by Diana, Lucy's daughter-in-law, who was charming, informative and entertaining. Diana told us all about the house and it's history, showed us Lucy's patchwork and guided us...More

1  Thank BernadetteSG
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Manor at Hemmingford Grey is an enchanting place. It was the home of author Lucy M. Boston who wrote the Green Knowe children's books and walking though the garden gate is like walking into her books. The house itself is several centuries old in...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

A few of us quilters visited Lucy Boston’s House and gardens, and got to see the amazing quilts that Lucy Boston had created by hand and right up until she was 92. The house is fascinating - not huge but interesting , and the gardens...More

1  Thank Ruth J
Reviewed 26 July 2018

I have come home from my trip to The Manor (or Green Knowe as I can't help thinking of it!) and still feel a little bewitched by the place. The tour was fascinating. Hearing a record played on the stunning gramophone as RAF pilots did...More

Thank Layla R
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I had been wanting to visit The Manor ('Green Knowe' of the famous books by Lucy Boston) for quite a few years, having first seen it from the outside about 15 years ago. I had literally dreamed of visiting this house ever since I read...More

Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Just wonderful - lovely gardens, fascinating, evocative tour of an amazing house steeped in history. Cannot recommend highly enough. A memorable birthday treat - we will definitely be back!

Thank Emlohxaug
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Enjoyed a fascinating tour of this amazing house, plus a walk around the beautiful gardens. Highly recommended.

Thank The_Lark
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I loved this place. A wonderfully personal experience, such a delightful lady showed us round her home and shared her passion with us. I had not read Lucy Boston's children's books before, but having visited I promptly bought the first one and so glad I...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 8 May 2018

My wife and I had rejoined HHA again (£80.00..visited 25 properties last year) and decided to visit The Manor Gardens whilst traveling to St Ives and then on to Anglesey Abbey(NT) nr Cambridge on Bank Holiday Monday 7th . All though only strolling around the...More

Thank busterSolihull
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I forget what made me look up the Manor on google - it may have been a half remembered fragment I once heard of someone going past the river gate and being invited in by Lucy Boston, the previous owner of the property. I read...More

Thank Andy G
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