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Baddesley Clinton

Rising Lane | Knowle, Lapworth B93 0DQ, England
+44 1564 783294
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Three Secret Priestholes

Baddesley Clinton at Lapworth was a haven for persecuted Catholics in the Elizabethan era. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Caroline B
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Chichester, United Kingdom
Gooddesley Clinton.

What a great place to spend a pleasant summers afternoon. The grounds, the gardens are perfect for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dee W
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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A place to come back to Now owned by the National Trust, Baddesley Clinton was the home of the Ferrers family for 500 years. Much of the house you see today was built by Henry Ferrers, a lawyer, diarist and antiquarian, in the late 1500s. The house was a sanctuary not only for the Ferrers family, but also for persecuted Catholics who were hidden from priest hunters in its secret hiding places during the 1590s. - Start your visit with an introductory talk at the front of the house (last entrance to the house is 4.30pm) to find out more about the fascinating and unexpected stories Baddesley Clinton has to offer. - Finish by enjoying the delightful menu in the Barn Restaurant or find something to remember your day with, in our gift shop. Come back soon...We're open all year, except 24 and 25 December, so pop back to see the changing seasons in the gardens, or for one of our events. The shop, gardens and restaurant are open 9-5pm and the house opens at 11am.
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Rising Lane | Knowle, Lapworth B93 0DQ, England
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+44 1564 783294
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Reviewed yesterday

Baddesley Clinton at Lapworth was a haven for persecuted Catholics in the Elizabethan era. We visited here and couple more NTs in the area while visiting family in Leicestershire. We could have done with a little longer here as it is deceiving! From outside, you...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great place to spend a pleasant summers afternoon. The grounds, the gardens are perfect for a casual stroll or even a route march if you're that way inclined. The range and variety of refreshments on offer cater for all tastes, not cheap but...More

Thank Dee W
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful stone built Manor House in a lovely parkland location. The gardens and wooded grounds contain several delightful walks. The guides are friendly and eager to share stories about the house and Ferrers family with visitors. The rooms and corridors are quite small so...More

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited today with mother-in-law. Greeted by very friendly welcome team who explained where everything was. Went to have acoffee and came back for timed tickets. House is stunning and guides very knowledgeable and friendly. Were able to take stairs etc at our own pace and...More

Thank banbury1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice day out, interesting and quirky house with lots of interesting tales, very photogenic. The grounds were nice with a lovely longer trail around the ponds and a nature walk down to a woodland area with outside play (not swings and slides), accessible with our...More

Thank MLambert51
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here as a child with my school and persuaded my parents to bring me back here the following week, that was over 20 years ago and I've been meaning to go back since. This time round I again really enjoyed the visit my...More

Thank Sapphire2829
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really lovely house First time visit but will be returning Moat round the house lovely atmosphere for a picnic

Thank Bougadi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Catholics priests in the Midlands really did have places to go and hide and this is another gem to compare with Harvington Hall, and Pakwood HJouse to name only two. The house itself is interesting with the family history coming as close as the 1940's....More

Thank christopher d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent house and garden cafe good plant sales perfect, had been hunting for Erigeron all over, got it. Shop great

Thank lndbacon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been meaning to visit here for a long time,we started our visit with an informed guide who told us the history and pointed out various points of interest,he kept us entertained and focused.inside lovely rooms to explore as well as pretty gardens outside.well worth...More

Thank carole j
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70ish
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
If you want to see the church as well as the gardens 3 hours minimum, not a place to be rushed, take it slowly and savour it.
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lesbeno
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Response from delboy16 | Reviewed this property |
It is a beautiful place but of course this is subjective. I hope you make the trip. We have just made the trip to York Minster.
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