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Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead NG15 8GE, England
+44 1623 455900
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Rude Staff

Visited for the christmas fair, found the gift shop staff very rude and unhelpful in purchasing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sophie L
Christmas at Newstead Abbey

We went on the 3rd of December me my wife and two children had a great afternoon looking around the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saco7
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Originally built in 1164 as an Augustinian priory, this became the ancestral home of poet Lord Byron.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Newstead Abbey Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead NG15 8GE, England
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+44 1623 455900
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited for the christmas fair, found the gift shop staff very rude and unhelpful in purchasing tickets and times in which the house/market would be open. It was unclear as to why the house and market opened at different times, and we were made to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the 3rd of December me my wife and two children had a great afternoon looking around the abbey and the Christmas craft fair and listening to Johnny Victory singing traditional Christmas songs which was fantastic. a great Christmas atmosphereMore

Thank Saco7
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Saco7, Thanks for your rating and Review. We're delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable time at Newstead and that our efforts to get you in the Christmas spirit were successful. We'll pass on your comments to Johnny too, who no doubt will...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An old Abbey now maintained as a country park estate for all to enjoy. Unfortunately the House is closed during the week but the shop and cafe are still open. The house dates from the 2 century. Indeed it was once owned by Lord Byron....More

Thank all_travel_now
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi all_travel_now, Thanks for your rating and review. The gardens and parkland at Newstead are the perfect place to unwind, with the sounds of the water cascades and wildlifer all around you. We hope you visit again when the HOuse is opne as its well...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful gardens and grounds means adventure to young children! Suitable for exploring, playing hide and seek etc as well as a decent play park and its own cat who we have seen often on the grounds. The house itself is beautiful and definitely worth a...More

Thank Rochelle H
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Rochelle, Thanks for your rating and review. THe Abbey grounds are great for games of Hide and seek and the playground helps keep our younger visitors occupied. The House will be beautifully deorated for Christmas again, so even if you've been before, treat yourself...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been to the Abbey a few times as We love it, and we’ve promising ourselves we’d be brave and book a ghost tour. So we arrived about 7.15 and were greeted by two scary looking ladies dressed in costumes that looked the part. Then...More

Thank Inca1
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Inca1, Thanks for your rating and review. We're glad you enjoyed visiting the Abbey in the evening, it really is very spooky in parts of the House at night. Our guides are excellent and have seen all sorts of amazing things over the years,...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

My wife and myself along with a friend attended the evening Ghost walk around Newstead Abbey on a chilly and damp evening in October. We started in the old kitchen where we met our other intrepid explorers and was offered a glass of wine. Was...More

Thank nigejus
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Nigejus, Thanks for your rating and review. What an excellent description of your evening with us. Our guides love taking you around the House in the evening and telling the historical and modern day sightings of the ghosts that are resident here. We hope...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

What an absolutely fab place for afternoon tea ! Booked in advance for 23 people ranging from 3 months to 80 years ,from Nottingham, Wales n Canada Staff were lovely ,helpful n even dressed in period costume :-) Amazing food very yummy cakes n scones...More

Thank Penny M
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Hi Penny M, Thanks for your rating and review. The Victorian Kitchen is a great setting for a tradional afternoon Tea. Our Staff are usually only too happy to dress up and create the atmosphere too.. We'll pass on your thanks to all involved. Hope...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

We visited the Abbey yesterday evening for the ghost tour inside the Abbey and a short tour of the grounds. Thoroughly enjoyable from beginning to end. We were given a welcome glass of wine on arrival. Friendly and informative staff who were dressed in period...More

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NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Hi Mrsrhodes12, Thanks for your rating and review. We love this time of year and our guides get excited about taking our visitors around the House and telling them the spooky tales about Newstead. Glad that the weather helped to create the mood too. We'll...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Newstead Abbey is of great interest being the former home of Lord Byron, poet and politician and originally a priory. He is still revered by the Greeks supporting them in their battle fro independence from Turkish rule. He died in the process of planning an...More

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NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Cooperphil156, Thanks for your rating and review. Sounds like you had a pleasant visit to Newstead and saw much of its flora and fauna. Kepp coming back through the seaons, as the gardens change all year round! Kind Regards...

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 2.30 just in time for the last visit to the house. They were a little preoccupied with the ghost tour later and didn’t really make us feel that welcome, which for the the fee of £8 pp in addition to the £6...More

Thank Julian T
NewsteadHost, Front Office Manager at Newstead Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Julian T, Thanks for your rating and review. You arrived just before our last entry time, which gave you 1hr 30 mins to navigate the house before official closing. You don't say you were rushed around, more the guides were occupied with the Ghost...More

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Kelly S
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
not sure phone them up,i am sure they will be able to give you an answer
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jrdo5959
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Response from NewsteadHost | Property representative |
Hi, Car entry is £6.00 per car. This includes parking and entry to the Gardens. If you want to visit the House, it is open on weekends 12-4pm (last entry 3pm) and is £8 Adult or £6 conc. Kind Regards...
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Graham S
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