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Small but interesting

We knew that the place was small but our guide made the whole experience interesting and amusing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Graham W
Lovely visit

Really enjoyed our visit.It was interesting to have a guided tour as you do learn things you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane S
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Old Stone Whitcrofts Lane, Markfield, Leicester LE67 9QE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew that the place was small but our guide made the whole experience interesting and amusing with his stories of the place and the characters that lived there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit.It was interesting to have a guided tour as you do learn things you wouldn't if you went around on your own. It's not a huge place but quirky and interesting and evokes memories of an old fashioned childhood. Tea room is...More

1  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a very quirky gem of a place. Very unusual house. Very interesting gardens. Children’s playtime paradise. Reminded me of stories by Enid Blyton. Interesting history of the family who lived there. The tea room was quaint with freshly produced tasty food. Delicious. Very pleasant...More

1  Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I volunteer at Stoneywell and think it to be THE place to visit. The Arts and Craft Cottage is a real gem and the gardens are a child’s paradise. Owned originally by the Gimson family it is ideally situated in the Charnwood Forest with beautiful...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

What a treat even on a drizzly day. Sue our guide brought it to life in a thoroughly engaging way. Our hungry young children listened avidly and had a tasty (late) lunch as reward.

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

What a marvellous day out , can highly recommend Stoneywell, really felt like a VIP guest, parked the car and was taken by people carrier up to the cottage. Very well organised given a time slot , short walk up the path, and Wow, there...More

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StoneywellNT, Stoneywell Team at Stoneywell, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Hi Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Stoneywell and as you say one of the delights of the cottage is that you feel you could live there. We are pleased that you enjoyed the delights of the tea room and...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Excellent afternoon out. Beautiful cottage, peaceful gardens and yummy chocolate cake in the tea room.

2  Thank vicky755
StoneywellNT, Stoneywell Team at Stoneywell, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Hi Vicky Thank you for your kind review. We are very proud of our chocolate cake and are pleased that you enjoyed it too. We look forward to welcoming you to Stoneywell again soon. Best Wishes Stoneywell Team

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We have been meaning to visit Stoneywell since it opened. I phoned this morning on the off chance and managed to book in. We had a really lovely time, both in the house and grounds. Today, it was a self guided tour, which we liked....More

2  Thank teabus
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I finally remembered to book a time to visit Stoneyweel and it was well worth it. Very well organised car park and shuttle to the property. Lovely grounds and the house is a really well preserved example of the arts & crafts movement. Friendly well...More

1  Thank Lin_D371
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Stoneywell is the only National Trust House in Leicestershire. It is not signposted due to local objections but can be found using the sat nav and post code. However you have to book in advance. It is only small but a huge surprise when you...More

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2 September 2018|
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Response from PatriciaDE24 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is - make sure You book ahead as per other comments.
11 August 2018|
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Response from PatriciaDE24 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so too - there is a mini bus that takes you to the house and the driver is very informative and helpful so ask.
Craig M
24 June 2018|
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Only assistance dogs I understand.