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Pencarrow House and Gardens

Washaway, Bodmin PL30 3AG, England
+44 1208 841369
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Beautiful gardens

Easy walk around gardens with a variety of areas. Tour of the house was interesting and detailed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
savsum
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Callington, United Kingdom
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Tired splendour, beautiful gardens.

The guided tour of the house was very interesting and informative. Sadly, this once splendid house... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
rosebayfind
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London
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Washaway, Bodmin PL30 3AG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy walk around gardens with a variety of areas. Tour of the house was interesting and detailed- the guide involves the children in the group. Food is great- small play area with chickens and peacocks in the area- it was beautiful and relaxed. Our 2.5...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The guided tour of the house was very interesting and informative. Sadly, this once splendid house is not lived in any more. It is looking tired, smells musty and in need of repair. However, there is so much to see on the tour that it...More

Thank rosebayfind
Tracy D, Front Office Manager at Pencarrow House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to review your visit here. However I am slightly confused as to the areas of disrepair that you are referring to. I would be most interested to find out where you saw rusty rails and...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Had a GroupOn voucher so went with my sister (no option for that below). We had the guided tour taken by Karen who was both interesting , informative and told the odd little tale of her own about the family and house - very enjoyable....More

Thank Gill M
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We visited the gardens on 24 September, mainly because they were holding a book sale. We came away with a dozen books! As we have a dog we were unable to go into the house, but we walked round the gardens. They are worth visiting....More

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Sadly the house is closed now for winter but the garden and grounds are worth a visit. Wonderful vistas. Mature trees and rhododendrons. Lots of magnificent camellias in bud. Good long walks ... The lake is worth the detour as is the grotto. A gentle...More

Thank AUSTIN l
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely gardens even on a rainy day but when we got to the restaurant we found the Toilets were across the courtyard and round the corner. We were confronted by what looked like an old shack. Dog friendly restaurant? Not really, as we had to...More

Thank Kim S
Tracy D, Front Office Manager at Pencarrow House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for your comments. However, I certainly don't think our toilets can be described as a "shack"! We have a baby changing mat, Dyson hand dryers and plenty of space inside the toilet; they are also clean and tidy. We don't allow dogs into...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

An excellent guided to from an informed and interesting host. The house is well worth a visit and although it was September the gardens still had sights to see. I recommend the walk to the Iron Age hill fort.

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Beautiful house and gardens. The guided tour of the house was very informative and fun. The tour guide was very good at explaining the history of the family and the house.

Thank debbiedavies1966
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Nice tea rooms and interesting house, with good tour guides. Lovely gardens. Interesting that this was a setting for Rosamunde Pilcher TV series and attracts lots of German tourists

Thank how20202017
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Pencarrow House and Gardens Spent the day at Pencarrow using our groupon vouchers. The property was very easy to find and well sign posted. Vistor information very helpful, map of house and gardens provided and was informed that were in time for a guided tour...More

Thank Stephen R
Tracy D, Front Office Manager at Pencarrow House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Stephen, thank you so much for your fantastic review. We are indeed very proud of our hard work especially when our visitors such as yourselves can see that our hard work has paid off. Thank you again.

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642wendi66
18 February 2017|
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Response from Tracy D | Property representative |
Hi, apologies for the delay in replying, I have only just seen the alert that there was a question waiting for us! It is very difficult to predict how busy it is going to be from day to day and the day of your visit also... More
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SharynGreedy
12 September 2016|
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Response from calllindaf | Reviewed this property |
I had the pleasure of living relatively close for 7 years, and visited it frequently for aa lovely walk through the gardens and of course the cream tea. 3 or 4 hours sounds nice. Don't be in a hurry. It is really lovely!
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Barber1971
28 August 2015|
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. The guided tour of the house is on the ground floor and the upper floor. For visitors who are unable to climb the stairs we can play a DVD of the upstairs on the ground floor and they will... More
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