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Address: Lotherton Lane | Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB, England
Phone Number: +44 113 378 2959
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Lotherton was the home of the Gascoigne family, who created a charming home...

Lotherton was the home of the Gascoigne family, who created a charming home in the days before the first World War. Given to Leeds City Council in 1968, the house boasts fine furniture and painting with collections of ceramics and superb displays of costume.See 200 magnificent species in the bird garden or stroll around the gardens or woods. There is a cafe on site as well as a playground for children or those young at heart.

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Christmas special but with some flaws

First time visiting here and it was for the Christmas special evening. Overall £21 for 2 adults, a child to see santa and an under 1 we thought it was good value. Went into the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Leeds
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our visit started in the Café where we had an excellent toasted teacake and beverage. As the weather was fine we then toured the Bird Garden where we saw many interesting varieties of birds from overseas. A tour of the house then followed. It was decorated for Christmas and whilst not quite as lavish as Castle Howard it was nevertheless... More 

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york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First time visiting here and it was for the Christmas special evening. Overall £21 for 2 adults, a child to see santa and an under 1 we thought it was good value. Went into the house first as we arrived two hours before slot to see all and upper half was shut which is disappointing, I don't understand why it... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous place, great for families. The bird garden is so well kept and signposted. Truly enjoyable adventure!

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Thank Suezi F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently decided to try a trip out to Lotherton Hall after my brothers glowing review of it.Me and my wife took our Dog for an afternoon trip on a Sunday as it's only a half hr drive away.The entry fee of £5.50 each was fantastic value,on entering the grounds we were directed to follow the parking for the field,more... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful historic country house with excellent facilities for children Larger outdoor play park and extensive bird garden. Small restaurant/cafe and gift shop A perfect day out for all the family

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to do here for a very reasonable price. The old chapel is beautiful in its simplicity - must be one of the oldest in its original form. The house is rather grim looking on a grey day but is very interesting inside. The rooms are not all palatial so it feels quite homely. The links with Florence Nightingale were... More 

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Thank lovegeog
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place. My grandkids loved the birds and the play area. The cafe is very well presented and good food. Theres deer, mini maize, walks etc. Fabulous day out..

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Thank jaxcross
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit plenty for children to do, play area, different types of birds to see, lovely gardens to walk round. We had a fab & varied day out & really enjoyed our visit, we will definitely be back & I would 100% recommend for a family day out as there seems to be something to suit all ages.

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apart from the interesting house, the deer park, the lovely little cafe, the bird garden and the childrens' play areas and maze, the real delights here are the gardens, woodlands and apple orchard. All credit to the staff and volunteers from Leeds Council who must work very hard to keep these areas in such good condition. I can recommend a... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been coming here for years and years, i never sicken of this place. Magical in every aspect the views surroundings and the house its self is adorable!

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