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78 Derngate

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Small but interesting

We enjoyed our visit to 78 Derngate. The lady in reception was friendly and informative. Whilst... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
chrismCambridgeshire
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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Iconic architecture

Have wanted to visit this property for many years. Today we managed to do just that. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jackie C
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Alford, United Kingdom
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78 Derngate is the only house in England designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. It is now a multi award-winning visitor attraction offering an unforgettable day out in Northampton. Designed and remodelled by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1916, the...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to 78 Derngate. The lady in reception was friendly and informative. Whilst it is a surprisingly small house, it is fascinating to see the Art Deco interior - I’m not sure what it would have been like to have lived in...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have wanted to visit this property for many years. Today we managed to do just that. Well worth the wait. An interesting building and bearing in mind this was designed in 1916/17 it was certainly very forward thinking of the architect Charles Renee Mackintosh to...More

Thank Jackie C
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Jackie C - I am so pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to see the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh here at 78 Derngate, it really is a very special place, isn't it! Thank you for taking the time to share your comments.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This house was designed by Charles Reni Mackingtosh..for Basset loake..well worth a visit. Art deco surroundings with attatched visitors centre and restaurant. English heritage run the place so there's a charge..but it's worth every penny.More

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78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Peter H - Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of your recent visit to 78 Derngate, I am so pleased you enjoyed it all! One thing I would just like to correct you on is that it is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

interesting insight into early 20th century living our guide was knowledgeable with lots of background information on how charles renee mackintosh had been involved good soup in the attached diningroomMore

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78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello adviser2012 - I am so pleased you all enjoyed your recent visit to 78 Derngate and thank you for taking the time so share your comments here. Charles Rennie Mackintosh really transformed this modest terraced house into something quite spectacular didn't he! I will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

78 Derngate is a feast of the work of Rennie Mackintosh so much more relevant after the fire at the Art School in Glasgow. The guides are excellent in explaining how this interesting building was commissioned to be improved by Rennie Mackintosh. I would recommend...More

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78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Davidst916 - Thank you so much for taking the time to post your comments about your recent visit to this little gem of a house here in Northampton! We are indeed very lucky to have it and it is amazing that so much has...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect but seen a few houses of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's in Scotland. Loved seeing this 3 storey house. Each room was different. A must see. Around £8 entrance fee. Tours at 10:30, 12:30 & 13:30. Opens at 10am on a Sunday...More

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78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to record your recent experience of your visit to 78 Derngate here in Northampton! It is such a little gem of a place and we are most fortunate to have it and be able to share...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited yesterday and was impressed at the professionalism of the staff. We took the tour which was the guide and two other people. This probably made the difference as the tour guide knew her stuff. The hour and a quarter disappeared and it was the...More

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78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello William R - We are so pleased you enjoyed your guided tour and your afternoon tea here at 78 Derngate and The Dining Room! Yes, it would be good if you could stay a little longer next time and see what else Northampton town...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We did the guided tour of this fascinating house and garden. CRM excelled himself in the design and decoration. We bought mirrors made in the CRM style and wake up to them every morning. If you enjoy art and design and history, pay this house...More

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78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello I H - Thank you so much for sharing your experience of your recent visit to 78 Derngate! It really is a special place, isn't it and how lovely that you bought mirrors from our shop as a super memento!

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great time, the decor is out of this world. We also had a cup of tea and piece of cake in the dining room, was delicious.

Thank Pete S
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Hi Pete S - Thank you for taking the time to post your short - but sweet - comments! I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit both to 78 Derngate and to The Dining Room.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Took our friends to visit the only house in England designed by Charles Rennie Macintosh. It was a wonderful experience, and the Tour Guide was informative.More

Thank PeterW8
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hello PeterW8 - So glad you and your friends enjoyed the tour of 78 Derngate and that you all found it to be such a lovely experience! We appreciate you taking the time to post your comments which are always great to hear and will...More

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jojo1Essex
18 March 2018|
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Response from 78DerngateNhampton | Property representative |
Hello JoJo - the nearest car parks are all within a 5 minute walk: St John's multi-storey, Albion Place & Hazelwood Road. If you visit on a Sunday it is obviously easier to find on-street parking. Looking forward to seeing... More
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DitchGypsy
30 November 2017|
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Response from 78DerngateNhampton | Property representative |
Hello, I am afraid we cannot allow dogs into the house, but there is a garden and if possible your dog could perhaps be left with somebody or tied up outside (if the weather permits!)
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Rachel M
30 September 2017|
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Response from VitreusArt | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry for the late reply, but have been away. No entry fee is payable if you are just having lunch.
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