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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 21 July 2018

Knebworth house has alot going on which makes the visit interesting. We walked around the lovely grounds, wandered through the woods and did the Dinosaur trail (we may be adults but dinosaurs are cool!) It was baking hot day so nice to wander round the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ElliHowlett
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for your great review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the Park, Gardens, Dinosaur Trail the House tour and your overall experience. We will pass your compliments on to the guides. If you are looking to return a few times over the summer,...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Went here for the first Geronimofest at Knebworth house and wasn't especially impressed. We paid over £120 for a family of 4 for one day and didn't even get a programme for free included so had no idea when things were on. The children had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that your children enjoyed the Geronimo event. The toilet facilities were cleaned regularly during the event and were deep cleaned after the first day. Geronimo Festival offered many fun activities included with the price of admission. We...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Knebworth House is an absolute treasure, without a doubt. Really stunning grounds and we did enjoy all the activities around, in particular the gardens.

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2018

Impressed at the amount of stuff to do around the grounds including the adventure playground (very big), maze (waist/shoulder height), sculpture garden; all great for children and the whole place didn't feel too busy even on a very sunny summer weekend. Price was perhaps a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Diner99UK
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and were impressed by the amount of things to do in the Park & Gardens. Our 2018 Personal Season Ticket offers spectacular value for those who want to visit more than four...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018

I took my 3 1/2 year old grand daughter to see the gardens and Dino walk, as she is interested in dinosaurs. I read some of the previous reviews about overgrown plants and not being able to see the signage. But hey it it is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul Thomas B
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for your great review. We are delighted that you and your granddaughter had such a lovely experience and created some great memories. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Had a great time at the Ghost Tour and Bat Walk. It was nice to hear the stories of the house. However the only problem was that you couldn't really explore the house as you usually would on a visit - maybe they should let...More

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

Thank you for your review and for posting some lovely photos. We are pleased that you enjoyed the Bat Walk and hearing about the ghostly stories connected with the House. If you would like to visit the House at your own leisure, perhaps you would...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018

The dinosaur trail is looking a bit tired these days and somewhat over grown, some of the signage is missing or hidden under weeds and some displays are difficult to see because of the overgrown weeds. It is still interesting and the models are done...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GerbilQueen
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed the views from the Park, the Adventure Playground and The Formal Gardens with the wooden carvings and maze. We are continually adapting our attraction to make it even better and your suggestions will be...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Our 4 year old enjoyed the Dinosair Trail and playing in the adventure playground and for this we felt Knebworth House was good value for a day out. When she fancied an ice cream we were shocked to find that for a small cone with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LHirst1981
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you and your family enjoyed your visit and particularly liked the Dinosaur Trail and Adventure Playground.

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This estate has everything from beautiful gardens to a huge playground and the best thing is the Dinosaur trail with > 70 real life dinosaur sculptures to admire. Our kids absolutely loved it and there wasn’t enough time to do everything in one day. There...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank fashionlover
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your visit and particularly had a great time at the Gardens, Adventure Playground and Dinosaur Trail. If you are looking to visit multiple times for a fun-filled summer, it may be...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Beautiful country estate set in lovely grounds. You can walk around the estate and through the deer park. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nancy C
Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed walking around our grounds and hope to see you again soon.

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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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