Newstead Abbey (Nottingham) Reviews
Description:Address: Nottingham / Nottinghamshire / NG15 8NA / Telephone: 01623 455 900
Newest Review: ... English to the serene oriental gardens.You have to have a good walk around as there are little areas hidden away from the general footpath.There is also a large lake and if you have any bread there are ducks always hungry at the end of the lake.Also look out for the beautiful peacocks that wander around,these too are partial to a sandwich! The house is beautiful and crammed with lots of ... more
Customer Newstead Abbey (Nottingham) Reviews (2)
by - written on 02/12/09 (Very useful, 80 readings)
Newstead Abbey a beautiful stately home with beautiful surroundings.. My first date with my husband was to Newstead Abbey.I had never been there before and it really it an amazing setting,ideal for families or couples alike.It has that magical atmosphere that whisks your mind away to the days of old.....ooooh Mr Darcy!! There are numerous gardens set around a large stately house.The gardens vary in themes from traditional English to the serene oriental gardens.You have to have a good walk around as there are little areas hidden away from the general footpath.There is also a large lake and if you have any bread there are ducks always hungry at the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 28/02/08, updated on 28/02/08 (Very useful, 1016 readings)
I got married at Newstead Abbey on the most glorious summer day in July 2006. Contrary to popular belief, this is not actually an abbey any more. The History A little bit of history sourced from the Newstead Abbey website (www.newsteadabbey.org.uk): "Newstead Abbey, best known as the former home of the poet Lord Byron, was originally an Augustinian priory founded by Henry II in about 1170. A small religious community existed there until Henry VIII dissolved the monastery in 1539. In the following year, Henry granted Newstead to the poet's ancestor, Sir John Byron, who converted the priory into a house for his family." There ... Read the complete review
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