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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 15 June 2018

Been twice since last review. Once to see PJ Masks, great day out, loads of fun, and some wonderful memories. Once for another Dino Day, where my little girl not only got to meet Knebby and take part in a trail, but heard stories and...More

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

Thank you for posting your great review and photos. We are delighted that you and your daughter enjoyed the PJ Masks and Dino Adventure events. Knebby and the rest of the team here at Knebworth House hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome spot, with huge slides being the main event, also massive playground, dinasaur Park, loads of green space for picnics etc. Never actually paid for the entry into the building itself, but perfect spot for mini day trip from London.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Many families opt to visit just the Park and Gardens as there is plenty to do, including the Adventure Playground and Dinosaur Trail, but we would highly recommend a visit inside the House also, as tours can be adapted to...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We love thisplace, with its huge woodlands and dinosaur park, palace, playground etc. Kids do not miss any photo opportunity there so we have a cracking album of my little posers from Knebworth. It is expensive but there are family tickets and membership for frequent...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for your kind feedback and for posting the lovely photos. We are delighted that you had a great day out and enjoyed the Park, Dinosaur Trail and Adventure Playground. The bus runs regularly, going in a circular route between the Adventure Playground and...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Great day out. Lots to see and do. Great for children. The adventure playground is great. The dino trail is great too. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you found lots to do for all the family, including the Adventure Playground and Dinosaur Trail. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 May 2018

Had the opportunity of a conducted tour of the Knebworth House. Excellent guide who explained the fascinating history of the house, it's acquisition in 15th century into the Lytton family and it's subsequent change from Tudor origins to Gothic appearance, Also tales of the many...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed learning about the Lytton family’s history with the House tour and will pass your compliments on to the guides. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

On our visit there was a garden and horticultural show on with many stalls which was nice. A walk in the huge grounds is great. The strange mixture in the house of gothic and modern is interesting. The Dinosaur walk is just mad!! Worth a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed walking through the gardens and the Dinosaur Trail. The House has been home to the Lytton family for over 500 years and so has influences from the time periods between the late-Tudors to the...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

To break up our journey we had a very pleasant experience at Knebworth House. Although we didn't have time to visit the gardens, we did have a guided tour of the house and were really impressed with the tour guides knowledge and versatility (she spoke...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and that it ticked so many boxes of things that you like and will pass on your compliments to the guides. We hope to see you again in the summer!

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Went for the dino adventure event which meant the house was closed but we all enjoyed the beautiful gardens and had fun spotting the eggs and completing the quiz at the dino trail. Plus there were some lizards, snakes and tortoises for the children to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for your feedback and for uploading some lovely photos. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed the Dino Adventure event. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Knebworth House is truly lovely. If you have the good fortune of visiting in the Summer months then I would truly recommend that you spend an adequate amount of time looking around and enjoying the gardens. Lovely!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the gardens and hope to see you again this summer!

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I thought we were crazy going to Knebworth house on a scorching hot bank holiday Monday. However, despite the crowds of people we had a wonderful afternoon. All staff we encountered, from the poor frazzled stewards handling the 1000’s of cars, to the restaurant staff...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Matt S, Visitor Relations Manager at Knebworth House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you and your family had a fun-filled day visiting the Hertfordshire Garden Show, Gardens, Maze, Dinosaur Trail, Adventure Playground and enjoyed riding the bus. We look forward to seeing you again on your return; you may...More

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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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