Temple Newsman House (Leeds) Reviews
Newest Review: ... Lottery Fund. New facilities include level access and a lift, audio guides and a range of activities for children. The house i find very educational, and good to see a part of history. The house has a total of 34 rooms, on 2 floors, this includes picture galleries, librarys, bathrooms and numerous bedrooms. HOME FARM The Farm was built in 1694, visitors can now freely explore the cobbled yards, including the timber yard, exhibitions and rare breeds of livestock, all housed in the original buildings. The Farm also has a small play area for children, half way round the Farm. My kids love going to see and feed the animals and there is so mu... more
Customer Temple Newsman House (Leeds) Reviews (2)
by - written on 10/05/07 (Very useful, 124 readings)
ABIT ABOUT TEMPLE NEWSAM Temple Newsam is set within over 1500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland, and was constructed in the 18th century, it is a magnificent Tudor-Jacobean mansion. Famous as the birthplace of Lord Darnley and home to the Ingram family for more than 300 years. Temple Newsam has hosted many events over the years, including music festivals, and funfairs. THE HOUSE The mansion was bought by Leeds City Council, from Lord Halifax in 1922, and is well know for its great paintings and Victorian furniture. The house re-opened its doors to visitors after a two year restoration, that was funded by the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 06/11/00, updated on 06/11/00 (Very useful, 77 readings)
Temple Newsam is a large stately home on the outskirts of Leeds and is a great day out for old and young alike. I have never been in the house itself, although I'm sure you can go in and take to look round, we always take advantage of the outdoor amenities there as we have children. Apart from a couple of playgrounds, amid lush and extensive grounds where kids can run and dash about, there is a lovely farm where youc an go and browse round the animals. Kids love this. There is also a small museum of farming with lots of antequated equipment, which is really interesting (although it doesn't sound it). There's also a small cafe and a ... Read the complete review
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