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Althorp House

Althorp House Rugby Rd. | off the A428, Northampton NN7 4HQ, England
+44 1604 770107
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A good experience, but minimal Diana info!

Always wanted to visit Althorp estate, and it's very beautiful and worth the two hour drive from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Diane J
London, United Kingdom
Nice day out

We were shown around by a guide who unfortunately kept hurrying the group along once she'd... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pauline P
Tring, United Kingdom
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“earl spencer” (34 reviews)
Althorp House Rugby Rd. | off the A428, Northampton NN7 4HQ, England
+44 1604 770107
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Always wanted to visit Althorp estate, and it's very beautiful and worth the two hour drive from London. Especially lovely if it's a sunny day and you can make the most of walking around the grounds. The tour of the house is good but I...More

Thank Diane J
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were shown around by a guide who unfortunately kept hurrying the group along once she'd finishing telling us about a particular room. We all felt that we should have been 'allowed' a few minutes to see the beautiful china etc.

2  Thank Pauline P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a tour explaining the history of Althorp and then we walked around the grounds which were stunning! A worthwhile visit out of London.

Thank Dianne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared for a bit of a walk. When you get there, the photographic exhibition is amazing. The cafe is good value. The gift shop is extortionately priced! Overall, an amazing visit!

Thank KarensNorthampton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having always wanted to visit the erstwhile home of the late Princess Diana, my wish came true in May when I was taken there by my family. The house and gardens are beautiful and well kept. I was frustrated, however that there wasn't much about...More

1  Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate enough to visit on a beautiful day and the home was not too busy. We enjoyed cake and coffee in the lovely stable yard before the tour of the house, note on the café, it's all sandwiches and cake so if you...More

Thank Sue E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ive always wanted to visit Althorp but never got around to doing so but my wish came true and visited Althorp on Saturday 15th July by myself..i came on the Manchester train to Northampton then the no 96 bus to althorp from Northampton station..well worth...More

Thank Peternov1977
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely house and gardens, especially on a sunny day. If you are interested in the late Princess Diana then this is a must visit.

1  Thank stokersam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Althorp House after the lovely Diana left us. The house is awesome and the gardens around the sake so very serine. I also visited when I interviewed Charles Spencer for a function a few years previous to that and was lucky to see...More

Thank dbarnett2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a priviledge to be shown around what is still very obviously a much loved family home. You are not just viewing the house but glimpsing a window into the lives of the Spencer family. The guide was knowledgeable and the tour was interesting....More

Thank sctay2
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Stef A
9 July 2017|
Response from TheMartins1997 | Reviewed this property |
The tour is part of the entrance price & as far as I can recall there wasn't an option for the gardens only. Also be aware that Althorp doesn't open on many days during the year.
2 July 2017|
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Response from Christopher G | Reviewed this property |
Main parking is well away from the house so I recommend direct contact with the Estate Office to discuss your needs.You need to get pertmission to drive up to the main entrance.
5 May 2017|
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Response from AngusMcKechnie | Reviewed this property |
It's a bit of a trek and it's not open that often. The grounds aren't really open at the moment either. You may be better advised to try other places nearer to London. Hever castle or Leeds castle might be interesting... More