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Saltram is still a largely undiscovered treasure, and the result of centuries of sophistication and extravagance just waiting for you to discover! The perfect family day out: close to Plymouth and yet in a world of its own.
Home to the Parker family for nearly 300 years, the house with its original contents provides a fascinating insight into country-estate life throughout the centuries. Fine Robert Adam interiors and beautiful collections bring the 'age of elegance' to life at Saltram. Learn about some of the fascinating characters and family stories, including the correspondence between Frances, the first Countess, and Jane Austen.
Surrounding the house is a beautiful 20+ acre garden, in which there are many plants of interest year round as well as historic statuary, follies and an orangery. The garden has excellent accessibility all year round and the many pathways that weave through the myriad of plants, from stunning large trees to herbaceous borders, provide sights and smells to capture the imagination of all ages.
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National Trust - Saltram Reviews
It is impossible to give a full critique of the place as the house was not open. At least the cafe was open for takeaways, unlike the other 4 NT places we visited. more »
We met up with a friend and as the house was still closed, parked up (pre booking only) and walked the grounds. Interesting orangery, small castle style monument (?) and large variety of trees and... more »
The staff members were very ill-mannered - made this one way thing into a big issue. The directions were not specified or clear and we ended up going the wrong way. The staff were talking about us in.... more »
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