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Althorp House, Northampton

(4.1/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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  • I attended an event in this beautiful location and you can feel the real atmosphere of an English noble family of the past. Many works, richly decorated and many details that make the difference! Pity that in Italy there are many historic Villas at least as nice, but that they are not exploited properly as they managed to do with this beautiful property!
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  • Interesting information from our guide about the history of the family and the house. The gardens and grounds are very pretty, they had a bird of prey event on which was fun to see. 
  • The wife and i live close to Althorp house,we have revisited on a few occassions,the staff are very helpfull and polite,the house is fantastic lovely gift shop were we met earl spencer,serving in the ...  more »
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  • A lovely and well maintained estate, which is the ancestral home of Princess Diana. Only about an hour north of London. The tour lasted about an hour, and takes place every 30 minutes. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable! Be aware that no photos are allowed to be taken in the house. However, you can purchase a program for a reasonable £5. Be sure to visit the lake and island where Diana is buried. Also note that Lord Spencer makes short appearances and signs his books which can be purchased at the bookstore. We were lucky enough to meet him today. The toilets are fabulous - large, clean and numerous. The cafe had a nice, but limited selection of sandwiches, drinks, desserts and soup. Tip:. If arriving by train, take a taxi to the main visitors entrance, which will take about 15 minutes and cost about £20. Also take note that there is no exhibition of dresses currently on site.
  • Quality day out. Beautiful grounds and walks. You may catch The Earl Spencer signing books in the gift shop.
  • Beautiful grounds and good food available at the cafe.
  • Just having a good feeling of Arriving at Princess Diana homestead
  • I go there every year, as I adoooooooooore Princess Diana.