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Paxton House

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Lovely walk round the estate

We visited for the grounds and had a lovely circular walk round. The flower beds gave me... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen W
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Interesting house with intriguing history

Visited this house in October. We were given a tour with a Carol our guide who really made the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann W
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One of the finest examples of an 18th-century Palladian Country house in all of Britain. There are many activities at Paxton House to keep you busy for a whole day, including house tours, boat trips and net fishing on the River Tweed, tearoom and...more
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Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1SZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for the grounds and had a lovely circular walk round. The flower beds gave me inspiration for my garden and it was a lovely day to walk by the river. We also visited the tea room for cheese scone and coffee which was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Joined a group here for the great British sausage dog walk. Lady in the shop very pleasant. Walk in grounds interesting with good paths. unfortunately, the downside was the tea room. Tea room was very busy, we had let them know we were coming also...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this house in October. We were given a tour with a Carol our guide who really made the history of this beautiful place come alive. The tour lasted over an hour and we were told tales of mystery and intrigue. The walk along the...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Paxton House web site, saw interesting menus for Restaurant dining including, Sunday Lunch. Prior booking ensured a "stable table" with attentive service, but all four extremely disappointed in menu choice, starter of salmon pate, changed to trout pate , then informed both were off....More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting house and gardens with interesting water system. Good tearoom with lovely fresh food. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely house, beautifully restored that is definitely worth a visit. Our tour guide, Graeme, was knowledgable, friendly and he really brought the history of the house alive. We also enjoyed a delicious scone and toastie in the stables tea room before walking our dog...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We feel a good rating (3.5) - between average and very good would be our fairer sense of this place swayed by our personal rating of poor due to the effects of bad weather on visitors here which contracts the experience to periodic house tours...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paxton Hall is set on the Scottish side of the border in beautiful grounds,overlooking the River Tweed. It contains a small but interesting fishing museum just off the shop that is easy to overlook. Visits inside the house are by guided tour only and it...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting tour with a very knowledgeable tour guide. A lovely pace round the rooms with lots of great background information. Very nice tea room too.

Thank Rena52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually I am not fond of tour only visits but this one worked. It was very informative not rushed and we could ask questions. Lunch was good, we had salmon mouse and oatcakes. The shop had interesting items. We did not see much of the...More

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Aimee G
27 May 2018|
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Response from Iain S | Reviewed this property |
fee for house and gardens but you can just go into cafe. if going twice or more in the year buy a season ticket. cheaper.
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Keri19830
13 April 2018|
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Response from onebrawlad | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty space for them to run around and there is also a cafe etc
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bakedbean73
11 August 2017|
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Response from Molly S | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed in the gardens if kept on leads and any refuse is removed. We have a dog friendly room attached to the tearoom for you to take shelter and enjoy a meal. Guide dogs are allowed in all areas of the house.
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