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78 Derngate

78 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
+44 1604 603407
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Mother loved it

Wanted somewhere special to take mum for her 80th birthday. She loved it told a story of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Northampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Wonderful inisght into MacKintosh and Bassett-Lowke

Our guide was exceptional and really made the 90 minute tour of what is just a small terraced house... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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78 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH, England
+44 1604 603407
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wanted somewhere special to take mum for her 80th birthday. She loved it told a story of Northampton that we all found so interesting found out some things about the town I didn't know . Then we had a lovely tea the sandwiches where very...More

Thank paulhopper1961
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our guide was exceptional and really made the 90 minute tour of what is just a small terraced house an interesting and instructive visit. The restaurant also did well to serve us a quick snack, despite not having booked, before the tour started.

Thank NAJB
Reviewed 1 week ago

An Afternoon tea was purchased for a friend and me for my birthday. What a wonderful place? Apart from gorgeous building, well laid out informative boards, tours and a lovely little shop, art gallery etc., Made our way to the Dining area which was designed...More

Thank Lesley D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guide was excellent with a lot of knowledge and a sense of humour. I wasn't sure what to expect before my visit, but was so impressed with each and every room. Well worth a visit, particularly if you are interested in how home...More

Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very knowledgeable guide who gave in depth information. The house is restored to a high and original standard. It is clean and well kept. The only down side was the tea rooms were closed off for a private function while the house was still open...More

Thank jennyh0rne
78DerngateNhampton, Manager at 78 Derngate, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting your review and we're glad to know that you enjoyed your visit to 78 Derngate. It was unfortunate that The Dining Room was unavailable to you at the time of your visit and we will pass on your comments to the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprising and amazing- not what you expect behind the unassuming entrance! Fascinating and beautiful. Lovely gift shop and had the most amazing afternoon tea- eat after your tour, you can't move after all those gorgeous cakes!

Thank BettyBNorthants
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not often that you get the opportunity to visit an urban house that contains the iconic design workings of Rennie Macintosh, and when you find out it was a commission from the world renowned Northampton engineer and toy maker Wenham Joseph Bassett-Loake you just...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited Northampton many times over many years but this was my first visit to 78 Derngate, and arrived just in time to join a guided tour. It began with a 10 minute film briefly telling the history and then a small group of us...More

Thank Norma P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I was very surprised to visit this house that is literally on my door step, enjoyed looking around the house followed by afternoon tea was delicious

Thank dianemoulds
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great tour around this intriguing piece of Charles Rennie Mackintosh design in Northampton a great little gem and well worth a visit - the tour is a must

Thank Rich W
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Andrew W
How child friendly is this place?
15 November 2015|
Response from 78DerngateNhampton | Property representative |
Hello Andrew. We often welcome children to 78 Derngate. You may have specific questions and I'll be very happy to advise you. Best wishes. David - Social Media Manager.