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Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer Lytton, who wrote 'It was a dark and stormy night'. This beautiful gothic mansion is situated 29 miles north of London with direct access...more
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Another year another lovely Christmas fair! Lots of lovely stalls and food/drink outlets. The highlight for us was the polar bear show and the enchanted garden with Father Christmas. As well as a story show and beautifully decorated rooms your little ones also gets to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KirstyAnn S
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we have shared your comments with Winter Festivals Ltd who organised and managed the event. We are pleased that you and your family particularly enjoyed Bjorn the polar bear and the Enchanted Garden (Father Christmas) experience. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018

Very expensive, cost over £50 just to get in and go into the Enchanted Garden. Everything was over priced, £9 for a small pizza, £15 for 2 pies! £2.50 for a bottle of water. Family of 4 adults and 2 children lunch with a drink...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Thank you for the feedback on your recent visit to the Knebworth Winter Festival. We have shared your comments with Winter Festivals Ltd who organised and managed the event. The Enchanted Garden was a 45 minute experience for children including a gift, the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018

Not enough to do for the whole day. Fort was good fun for the children, ours were 7 and 8. Plenty of picnic tables to sit at. Bouncy Castle and slides were well supervised. Dinosaur trail a bit tired looking but kids enjoyed it. 4/5...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted that your children enjoyed the Adventure Playground and Dinosaur Trail. The dinosaur models are being repainted and will look refreshed for the 2019 season. We hope that you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 13 November 2018

Last year it was called a Frost Fair and was good! Lots of stalls, good variety of stalls, lots of 'home-made' items at reasonable prices, good variety of food being sold (not food to eat there and then) and Christmassy atmosphere. This year it is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Thank you for the feedback on your recent visit to the Knebworth Winter Festival. We have shared your comments with Winter Festivals Ltd who organised and managed the event. We apologise for the delay you experienced on the Friday morning. The organisers did subsequently implement...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018

We went today but not very inspiring. Some Christmas Stalls and a lot of other stalls. Queues for food and drink are very long. Queued 20 mins for a cup of coffee. Santa was a big disappointment. A complicated story before seeing Santa went completely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for the feedback on your recent visit to the Knebworth Winter Festival. We have shared your comments with Winter Festivals Ltd who organised and managed the event. We apologise for the delay you experienced at this busy event; there will be additional hot...More

Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Went to the winter fair today (friday) and they have introduced a new way of paying and entering - good luck best hope its not raining. Outside stalls were ok but getting a coffee was a joke, the coffee stall wasn't serving coffee but you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for the feedback on your recent visit to the Knebworth Winter Festival. We have shared your comments with Winter Festivals Ltd who organised and managed the event. An improved ticketing system was implemented during the first day after a slower than anticipated start....More

Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Visited today with the girlfriend for the winter festival. Was a very nice day the only thing that let it down was the site map we were given was slightly misleading. Plenty of stalls and vendors for all you could want.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BennC14
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we have shared your comments with Winter Festivals Ltd who organised and managed the event. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and will ensure that the site map is reviewed for next year’s event. We hope to...More

Reviewed 10 November 2018

Queued for half a hour to get in on Friday at 1100hrs as there were only two cashiers. We paid cash then waited while the tickets were individually printed and then these needed scanning five metres along the path. Really! We were told we should...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for the feedback on your recent visit to the Knebworth Winter Festival. We have shared your comments with Winter Festivals Ltd who organised and managed the event. We apologise for the delay you experienced on the Friday morning. The organisers did subsequently implement...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018

Thank you once again Knebworth for another wonderful family day out. Today Nov 1st 2018, it was absolutely pouring down, and it didn't dampen a moment of our day. Staff were lovely, pumpkin trail great, gardens beautiful, dinosaur as good as always. Oh and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we are so pleased that the rain did not dampen your day. The staff on duty will be delighted to hear your thoughtful words, which have been forwarded to them all. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Enjoyed the Halloween Afternoon Tea very much. Attention to detail on the cake fancies was very evident. The food was delicious and more than enough was provided. Martin and the two waitresses were very attentive and friendly. The chilled glass of Prosecco was a perfect...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike H
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

We are delighted that you enjoyed the food served at the Afternoon Tea and will pass your feedback on to Martin and the other staff that worked on the event. If you are looking to attend another in future, perhaps you would be interested in...More

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louisacroucher123
24 July 2018|
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Response from Matt S | Property representative |
Tours are included with House admission and are guided on most days, lasting approximately one hour. On busy event days and Sundays in July and August, tours operate on a ‘free-flow’ basis, giving visitors the opportunity to... More
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CruiseSaint
23 July 2018|
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The Garden Terrace Tea Room serves a range of refreshments and light lunches. We also have a Gift Shop stocks a wide range of affordable gifts and souvenirs, seasonal plants for your garden and concert memorabilia, much of... More
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Gemma D
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We ask for tickets to be printed off.
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