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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 11 September 2018 via mobile

Went to the park and gardens with my children and extended family. Children’s ages from 6m to 13y PROS: For a day out the cost to get in is ‘reasonable’ given that there a big park, nice walks, dinosaur part. Staff we met were friendly,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you for your feedback and for posting the lovely photos. We are pleased that you and your children enjoyed your day here and had fun going down the slides! I am surprised to hear of your experience in the Garden Terrace Tea Room and...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

As a community transport organisation we run trips predominantly for senior citizens, some with disabilities. We decided to give Knebworth a try to see if it would be a suitable venue for future trips. Alas, it was not good from the start. We had one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for your comments. A response was sent directly to the group organiser.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I attended here with my partner and 2 friends. It cost £9.50 each to get in which I think is expensive just for a car show, most are around £5.00 & to be honest, if it wasn't for people taking their cars there, they wouldn't...More

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

Thank you for your feedback, it will help our efforts to continuously improve. The price of admission included the Classic Motor Show, the Sculpture Exhibition in the 28-acres of Formal Gardens, the 250-acre Park, the Adventure Playground with Fort Knebworth, the Dinosaur Trail and the...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the play park and the dinosaur trail as my son was not interested in the house tour. He absolutely loved the park and the staff were really helpful. It was very busy but did not affect our visit as there was so much for...More

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you and your son enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

For the £10 entry I was expecting a little more. Plenty of simple slides and swings for the little kids but little for the more adventurous. The Dinosaur Park was Ok with nice gardens and enough to interest the 4-7 year category. By the fort...More

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

Thank you for your feedback, it will help our efforts to continuously improve. Park & Gardens admission includes the Sculpture Exhibition in the 28 acres of Formal Gardens, the 250-acre Park, the Adventure Playground with Fort Knebworth, the Dinosaur Trail and the maze. We have...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

As always this is a very popular event. However, you would think by now Knebworth would have got their act together - they haven't. Bedlum at the gate when paying, half the machines weren't working causing long queues. A queue of at least 50 ladies...More

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

Thank you for your comments. We were exceptionally busy on Bank Holiday Monday and so queues were longer than usual, but waiting times were monitored and were not unreasonable. Additional toilet facilities and catering units were available at the showground to supplement our permanent facilities....More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

Along with a friend and her 2 year year old daughter I visited Knebworth Park and took my granddaughter who's also 2. We didn't visit the house but had a lovely time in the gardens and maze. The girls enjoyed the Dino walk and really...More

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

Thank you for your feedback, it will help our efforts to continuously improve. We are pleased that you, your friend and her daughter enjoyed visiting the Adventure Playground, Dinosaur Trail and maze and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 August 2018

I can't imagine anyone offering a negative review of this beautiful home. The home is small enough for the tour to hold the interest of even the youngest of visitors. Despite a section of it cordoned off as it remains the home of the Lytton...More

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed visiting the House and Gardens. Visitors are welcome to picnic in the Park or at one of the outside picnic benches in the Adventure Playground, or may wish to take advantage of the selection...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Knebworth House which has been in the same family for 20 generations. The family, Lytton has entertained Charles Dickens and members of the Royal family. It has been used in many films, from Batman to Victoria & Abdul. The house is beautifully furnished...More

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

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed visiting Knebworth House, with its fascinating history and beautiful décor. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 August 2018

I visited Knebworth a few days ago (one of many visits as an annual pass holder) and as always it was a lovely day out. Knebworth is one of the only places that allows you (and in fact encourages and advertises for you!) to bring...More

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you have had many lovely days out as a 2018 season ticket holder.

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JuliaC802
19 March 2019|
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Response from Inspire44798591196 | Reviewed this property |
If by playground you mean Fort Knebworth, this is in a different part of the park so I think at least 2 hours to do both.
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louisacroucher123
24 July 2018|
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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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