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Steeped in tudor history

The village of Buckden now seems rather sleepy in rural Cambridgeshire, as the A1 rushes past a few... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AlinaRC
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Hertfordshire
Lovely Place to Visit

Having stayed in the area this is a pretty place to make a visit on a sunny day. The church and... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Jo E
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The village of Buckden now seems rather sleepy in rural Cambridgeshire, as the A1 rushes past a few miles to the west. In the past Buckden was much more strategic and connected. This is why the powerful bishops of Lincoln built a palace here in...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Having stayed in the area this is a pretty place to make a visit on a sunny day. The church and surrounding gardens/land u=is a worthwhile place to see on a sunny day. Also one of Henry the 8ths wives lived there and a very...More

Thank Jo E
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be in pretty Buckden visiting family on the same weekend as the touring Shakespeare play , a Winters Tale. The play and it's actors were incredible. The setting was even better. Very atmospheric, very relaxed, deck chairs and your own...More

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Overall-a lovely place to visit for a few hours. We visited on a beautiful sunny day and it made the afternoon. We were able to freely stroll around the grounds. There is a big open space for children to run or play. There’s a orchard...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

We walked around the perimeter, as permitted, and it was very pleasant surroundings. The buildings are private but you can walk through the courtyard. The building is beautiful with some stunning architecture.

Thank Benoris
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is not a hotel but a retreat, you have to make your own bed and have a kitchen with a microwave where you can cook your own food. It is in a very old place owned by a Catholic foundation and used to be...More

Thank Reflectorgo
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

There are few places left in England where, if you took a time-traveller from the Tudor age, they would recognise ... Windsor Castle, Westminster Abbey, Hampton Court and Buckden Towers - ignore the hideous modern RC Church and Victorian house, look at the original gate...More

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed here 1 night when visiting the local area, the room was very quaint and had a kitchen area too as well as combined sitting sleeping area just out with the kitchen, it was an enjoyable stay, however without a car the area is...More

Thank NETHERPLACE
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Well worth a visit - contact beforehand for information. Reception staff were very helpful. The knot garden is quite unusual.

Thank Clements47
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We booked a visit with Friends of Buckden Towers, a charitable organisation. Our guide, Christine met us at the appointed time and told us the history of the place and showed us around the grounds and Catherine's Knot Garden. We also had the opportunity to...More

1  Thank dinkumpomm
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