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Duncombe Park

| The Estate Office, Helmsley YO62 5EB, England
+44 1439 770213
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The terraces at Duncombe Park have been described as ‘one of the most extensive and boldest landscaping enterprises of England’. Please note that the garden is a 'landscape garden', and comprises mainly of lawn, woodland, and garden achitecture. The house is closed to the public.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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| The Estate Office, Helmsley YO62 5EB, England
+44 1439 770213

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the afternoon enjoying a pleasant walk around Duncombe Park. This place is definately worth a visit if you are in Helmsley...enjoy

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Visited while in the area. Expensive for some average gardens. Spend your time walking around Helmsley instead...

Thank ADS398
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The parkland and gardens here seem to play second fiddle to the birds of prey centre, which does not interest us. No gardens as such, but attractive grassed terrace overlooking the river, and large areas of trees. Not easy for anyone with walking difficulties. Tearoom...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Visiting Helmsley for the day we were unfortunate that it chucked it down on and off throughout the day so we only managed a drive through the park. The grounds and house are very picturesque and we wished we could have had a good look...More

Thank chynagirl1
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

What an amazing site. It attracted 40+ full size steamers, 40+ miniatures, more than 60 Commercials, 120+ Tractors & stationary engines & 170 Vintage Cars & motorcycles. Several organs, models, working area, crafts, trade stands, refreshments, licensed bar. Beautiful day. I took my classic car...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

My wife and I visited Duncombe Park gardens near Helmsley, North Yorkshire on a week day and found it almost devoid of visitors. It is a HHA property but the house is no longer open to visitors, which is a shame, as it is a...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Just close your eyes and the tranquillity takes you back to Georgian England. Traditionl gardens and the walks in the woods at this time of year are superb. The only sound is the faint noise of the traffic in Helmsley itself and the roar of...More

Thank Penelope764
Reviewed 13 May 2017

You can take a walk along the River Rye and swing up the hill (albeit concreted) up towards Duncombe Park and Helmsley Castle. They hold falconry festivals on the first May bank holiday of the year which are very popular with the clan of Range...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We only did a walk around the park, but is is so pretty and peaceful, never got to birds of prey as had dog with us but heading there before we go home. Well worth a wander around.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

a lovely sized house , beautifully restored and still a family home , well worth a visit , pretty views and well kept gardens , a more intimate stately home.

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Dagmar W
23 April 2017|
Response from shortstay29 | Property representative |
Dear Dagmar Thank you for your enquiry - please could you call the Estate Office on +44 1439 770213 With best wishes, Jake