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Family Wedding

A delightful, somewhat eccentric, venue for a family wedding. Makes a lovely change to attend a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glyn E
,
Hayling Island, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fascinating and wonderful retreat centre

This is not a hotel but a retreat, you have to make your own bed and have a kitchen with a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Reflectorgo
,
London
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“modern church” (2 reviews)
“knot garden” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
High Street, Buckden PE19 5TA, England
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"lovely grounds"
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"victorian house"
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"catherine"
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"microwave"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A delightful, somewhat eccentric, venue for a family wedding. Makes a lovely change to attend a wedging rather than a funeral these days. Had I been told in advance that I would spend 9.5 hours at the venue I would have said, "no way". The...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

wonderful place for a visit or retreat. beautiful knot gardens. Lovely atmosphere and a wonderful welcome.

Thank Nicola M
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

had a quick stroll round here on a sunday morning after saying at the Lion Hotel. not a lot of info to find out about the place, church had a service on at the time. lots of young foreign people walking around the grounds..eerie

1  Thank roger2002636
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great morning in this beautiful building and grounds it is to be praised for all the diverse interest groups that use the Tower to help keep it "an alive and working building ".. Found the Chapel a beautiful peaceful place

Thank Mascarenhas1972
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

A nice place to wander around, limited information but the ''Knot Gardens'' are lovely. The old buildings are stunning, but not so much written about them. We had to go early so missed the open afternoon, which I think would of given more about the...More

Thank Paul B
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