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Stunning house

Was good to see this famous house, but sad as well. We were attending the literary festival which... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bolton, United Kingdom
Literary festival

What a fabulous afternoon! Took my friend for her birthday to hear Charles Spencer 'To catch a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary L
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Althorp House Rugby Rd. | off the A428, Northampton NN7 4HQ, England
+44 1604 770107
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was good to see this famous house, but sad as well. We were attending the literary festival which was interesting in its own right. It was nice however to explore Althorp with all the history involved. We felt very welcome, the was a lovely relaxed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous afternoon! Took my friend for her birthday to hear Charles Spencer 'To catch a King' His talk was brilliant and had me sitting on the edge of my seat... a real fast pace true historical thriller. The staff were so.friendly and went...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent day out with a great chance to walk around the gardens and stables and then listen to great speakers.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Althorp on a damp Saturday (6 October 2018), the second day of the annual three day literary festival. Those reading this likely know already that the festival centres on various authors, many of them well known, speaking about their books, often a...More

1  Thank Ian_from_England
Althorp-Estate, Public Relations Manager at Althorp House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful, and comprehensive, review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Althorp at some point in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Althorp today for the Literary Festival. Despite the cold weather and rain we found the place and staff warm and welcoming. Lord Spencer's talk about his book ,To catch a King, was so entertaining and informative - impressive without any notes or prompts....More

1  Thank BackPacker519460
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time I have experienced the hospitality of Althorp – today I attended three talks at the literary festival – and it was wonderful on both occasions. Unexpectedly, I was treated by Andy to a chauffeured ride from the car park to...More

1  Thank Bernadette K
Althorp-Estate, Public Relations Manager at Althorp House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your day. Thank you for taking the time to review our Literary Festival and we will pass on your comments to Andy!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing day... Althorp has a very warming feeling about it. I felt so relaxed, Althorp had a warming, happy, relaxed feeling about itself. That was before I even had the honour of meeting the Earl of Spencer - himself.... what a lovely, down...More

2  Thank nicolacoleman2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let's face it. You probably will never get invited to a proper country house in England. This was a once in a lifetime opportunity for me and my husband to visit one and we gladly took it. Princess Diana's childhood home was a welcome respite...More

1  Thank Hernanie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful resting place for Princess Diana, her childhood home. The home and grounds are well looked after and not commercialized. We had a great afternoon walking around the estate and touring the house with It’s intriguing history.

1  Thank 294fraserf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a coach trip and had an enjoyable day there. The house has some beautiful rooms that you could easily imagine the family or their guests relaxing in. The staff in all the ones open to the public are very knowledgeable and quiet...More

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12 August 2018|
Response from HarryS2809 |
Yes you may You may also use the disabled parking if you cannot walk any distance
Alf H
8 August 2018|
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Response from dnaorion | Reviewed this property |
As previously advised by Harry, refer to the website
30 July 2018|
Response from Althorp-Estate | Property representative |
Please do check on our website for the most up to date information but we open at midday, and the gates close at 5pm.