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Set in 250 acres of beautiful rolling Hertfordshire countryside with 28 acres of Formal Gardens, Knebworth House has been to the Lytton family for over 19 generations, making for an extraordinary walk through 500 years of history. Stories and Heirlooms reflect the family’s contribution to literature, politics and Foreign Service. Visits from people as diverse as Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Queen Elizabeth I have also added to Knebworth House’s rich heritage.

In more recent history Knebworth House has been named ‘The Stately Home of Rock’. The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Oasis and Robbie Williams as well as over 100 other major artists, have played Knebworth festivals since 1974 to over two million fans.

Knebworth House has also made appearances on the big screen, from major feature films, commercials, music videos and still shoots, with highlights including Batman, Victoria & Abdul and The Crown.

Two new exhibitions named ‘Rock History of Knebworth Park’ and ‘On Location at Knebworth House’ have opened showcasing some of the stories behind the concerts and filming that make Knebworth House so unique!

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1-16 April - Daily

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    • Monty's Guide
      February 23, 2023 at 11:28 am
      Knebworth House
      4.5
      Based on 3440 reviews
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      Andrew HaywardAndrew Hayward

      06:59 18 Jun 24

      Eoghan GuerinEoghan Guerin

      17:44 16 Jun 24

      Malcolm WatsonMalcolm Watson

      15:45 16 Jun 24

      Michael HsuMichael Hsu

      14:34 16 Jun 24

      Alfie MontanteAlfie Montante

      21:57 14 Jun 24
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      Mark HallamMark Hallam

      08:01 06 Jun 24
      I love walking around here. The house is amazing, home to Michael Keatons Bruce Wayne. Queen played a history making concert here... but mist importantly. Its beautiful, to see the deer running free, the greenery it's such a peaceful & tranquil place. Great place to unwind and give your brain a rest. Fort knebworth though is a must for the kids. They love it

      Nastija GrgimaloNastija Grgimalo

      19:05 02 Jun 24

      jay gregoryjay gregory

      21:49 01 Jun 24
      Wonderful knowledgeable guide that was very patient with our family during the visit. Lovely staff in the cafe that made family members birthday memorable.x

      Wayne ToghillWayne Toghill

      20:14 01 Jun 24

      Fuzzy LogicFuzzy Logic

      11:12 01 Jun 24
      Fantastic place for a day out with kids!

      Kelvin MKelvin M

      20:50 23 May 24

      Servete BardhoshiServete Bardhoshi

      11:12 22 May 24

      Milan HajsinekMilan Hajsinek

      16:15 21 May 24

      Mustafa KipergilMustafa Kipergil

      09:14 19 May 24
      Lovely place and there are lots of things to do either for kids or even for adults. Very well maintained gardens and the house deserves a 5 star for sure.

      Anthony KaneAnthony Kane

      10:04 17 May 24
      Beautiful location.

      Monique ByrtekMonique Byrtek

      12:43 13 May 24

      Jarred GossJarred Goss

      07:09 13 May 24
      A beautiful venue for our friends wedding on May 4th (and even better due to the weather).Appears like a lovely place to visit with friends and family

      rakesh hiranirakesh hirani

      21:45 12 May 24

      Jonathan JamesJonathan James

      14:47 12 May 24

      Majnar MonikaMajnar Monika

      05:17 09 May 24

      Phillip MayerPhillip Mayer

      08:24 06 May 24

      Xhimis HoxhaXhimis Hoxha

      00:30 06 May 24

      Helen HurstHelen Hurst

      17:59 05 May 24

      StefanoStefano

      15:01 05 May 24

      eileen crosbyeileen crosby

      11:42 05 May 24
      Great garden show with a real mix of plants and garden ornaments

      Julie MontaguJulie Montagu

      16:46 23 Apr 24
      We had the most LOVELY, magical stay at Gardener's Cottage. Decorated beautifully and so warm and cosy. The perfect location to explore the magnificent Knebworth House. Plus The Lytton ArmsPub, super nearby, was delightful and yummy!

      catt 3553catt 3553

      05:58 21 Apr 24
      Beautiful place. Very friendly and helpful staff. Plenty to see and do. Something for all the family.

      Andreea BarbuAndreea Barbu

      21:55 20 Apr 24

      Sarah ColbertSarah Colbert

      12:43 19 Apr 24
      beautiful setting the barns looked lovely for a special evening thankyou 😊

      Emma HEmma H

      11:40 17 Apr 24

      Becki BBecki B

      21:01 11 Apr 24
      Stunning location. Beautiful grounds and lots of history to enjoy. Food in the cafe was nice. The big playground on site looked good fun for kids. Staff were incredibly polite and helpful. Especially those arranging the tours as I had my 10month old baby with me and they went above and beyond to help us.

      Rob ProsperRob Prosper

      18:59 09 Apr 24
      Lovely adventure area for the kids. Well spaced out so doesn't feel too busy even if there were lots of kids. Slides are amazing fun for all. Dinosaur trail kept the boys happy towards the end of the day, so they didn't mind the walk.

      Doris MarmyDoris Marmy

      15:28 09 Apr 24

      Alex MatthewsAlex Matthews

      14:59 09 Apr 24
      Great place to visit

      D. R.D. R.

      07:56 09 Apr 24
      Very beautiful and well-kept country estate. Interesting garden with labyrinth. There is also a playground on the property, which is worth the entrance fee alone. The adventure slides are very exciting. There is a cafeteria and a gift shop with reasonable prices. It is best to bring your picnic basket and football with you to this site and spend the whole day here. Very large fenced playground for small children. Greetings from Germany.

      Steve GaleSteve Gale

      16:14 29 Mar 24

      Loved it d food was amazing

      Andrew NellAndrew Nell

      09:56 16 Feb 24
      Knebworth House is is a very unusual gothic Mansion set on a hill surrounded by lovely Parkland. The House and Gardens really are worth exploring. There is an adventure playground for children. Knebworth horse some fantastic events in the past Led Zeppelin the Rolling Stones and other great bands. The rally of the Giants the famous American car show was also held here for a number of years to which I was a regular visitor. Very easy to get to to straight off the main road.

      MarkosMarkos

      10:12 09 Jan 24

      Annette DellarAnnette Dellar

      17:46 17 Dec 23
      Good Christmas fair

      Dawn HipwellDawn Hipwell

      10:18 14 Dec 23
      Excellent for all groups especially families. The grounds are lovely and staff really friendly. Check the website for opening dates and times.

      innaPinnaP

      15:49 12 Dec 23
      I strongly recommend not to travel to the Christmas Fair in Knebworth, as parking only on a muddy grass and you can sink, no help as a tractor stays in a cosy barn, parking Marshall dont have a clue what is the risk assessment is, if you decide to try take a shovel with you.

      barbara Oconnellbarbara Oconnell

      10:17 11 Dec 23
      Very good day out

      M “Ms Monzify” DM “Ms Monzify” D

      15:44 09 Dec 23
      Visited for the Christmas market, please ensure next time that there is a one way system, it is way too crowded and you can't move

      Eileen ShawEileen Shaw

      19:40 08 Dec 23
      Christmas Fayre done again. Fantastic as usual

      D NewmanD Newman

      10:06 06 Dec 23
      I visited Knebworth Christmas market with my daughter. It was very well laid out and there were more stalls than the last time we went. Plenty of Christmas decorations all very reasonably priced.

      Kevin SusieKevin Susie

      09:38 04 Dec 23

      Ellen TyEllen Ty

      22:10 28 Nov 23
      Amazing views. The deer were beautiful.

      aurimas jodkaaurimas jodka

      19:03 28 Nov 23
      Good

      Sean BensteadSean Benstead

      10:02 28 Nov 23
      We visited here on Sunday 26/11/23 for the Christmas fare it was fantastic loads of stalls yes it was busy but we expected that . We picked up lots of fantastic bargains and we will definitely be returning next year it was a very well run event, everyone was happy and staff and stall holder all really helpful

      Debbie TriggDebbie Trigg

      07:42 27 Nov 23

      Jan DredgeJan Dredge

      21:37 26 Nov 23
      Love it been going for three years now

      Michelle AndrewsMichelle Andrews

      16:53 09 Nov 23

      Russell EdwardsRussell Edwards

      09:10 06 Nov 23
      Amazing place to take the kids loads to do with them. So peaceful and tranquil

      Roger SmallRoger Small

      09:00 06 Nov 23

      Keith HarrisKeith Harris

      14:23 05 Nov 23

      mihaela tanasamihaela tanasa

      19:21 03 Nov 23
      A beautiful place for children and adults ,! I visited this place last year in April and my plan is definitely to go back next year for another visit!

      Matthew GrieveMatthew Grieve

      14:55 02 Nov 23

      What a stunning family home, immacculately kept. Beautiful formal gardens around the house; well worth a visit. Also an amazing wedding venue with multiple adjoining barns and a fabulous historic vibe.

      Andy DodsonAndy Dodson

      22:11 11 Oct 23
      I was there for the Petrolheadonism Live car show. The grounds are amazing and so well kept. In the morning we would see deer in the fields. The house is beautiful and such an amazing setting

      Steve BrownSteve Brown

      19:11 11 Oct 23
      Something for all the family. Historic house with great guidance by Gary. Rock & Pop memorabilia exhibition. 70 dinosaurs too!

      Sam SultanSam Sultan

      11:06 10 Oct 23
      It was a really nice place we attended the petroheadonism car event it was fabulous.

      Keeley AndertonKeeley Anderton

      18:43 02 Oct 23

      KyleKyle

      17:36 01 Oct 23
      Well looked after, has some great events, lots of nice facilities, but pricey, considering they charge vendors and customers. Unless it's a big event, something I'm interested in, it's not a place I'd pay full price for.

      Mark HarfordMark Harford

      09:08 01 Oct 23
      Wedding at the Barn at knebworth. Lovely venue.

      Jason BirtJason Birt

      17:18 30 Sep 23

      Richard B.Richard B.

      20:38 27 Sep 23

      COLLINS GYABAAHCOLLINS GYABAAH

      17:54 27 Sep 23

      Michelle PrestonMichelle Preston

      20:16 26 Sep 23

      Lee ShevlinLee Shevlin

      17:37 26 Sep 23
      2nd year at Peteolhedonism.Great weekend again. Some stunning cars. Good food vendors. Great shows.

      Maurice HennesseyMaurice Hennessey

      10:36 26 Sep 23

      N BARRETTN BARRETT

      09:40 18 Sep 23

      Ian AustinIan Austin

      21:08 17 Sep 23

      Richard PaylerRichard Payler

      17:55 16 Sep 23
      Plenty to see and quite a variety of interesting articles. Good guide for the tour.

      Tony LeaderTony Leader

      15:02 16 Sep 23

      Joe JonesJoe Jones

      08:42 16 Sep 23

      Madalina SoreanuMadalina Soreanu

      21:41 09 Sep 23

      Richard BirkesRichard Birkes

      21:47 08 Sep 23

      Claire LyonsClaire Lyons

      06:45 06 Sep 23

      Antonio MartenaAntonio Martena

      15:57 04 Sep 23
      The show was great with lots off car's but the autojumble was a dead loss for many car owners who was looking forward to it. Used to be 4 long rowes

      Annette BotfieldAnnette Botfield

      15:27 04 Sep 23
      The house was closed. It was a Monday.

      Diane PalmerDiane Palmer

      16:11 03 Sep 23
      Amazing place and very tasty lunch.

      Frank GoodmanFrank Goodman

      11:12 03 Sep 23
      Great day out

      Michael McCarthyMichael McCarthy

      15:15 02 Sep 23

      Johanna ChilversJohanna Chilvers

      21:51 01 Sep 23
      Great experience. Loved the tour.

      marcos lashleymarcos lashley

      14:13 01 Sep 23
      Excellent experience! Really pleased we visited on the day of the motor show. Gardens are beautiful and the space available was tremendous. Great place to visit for family day out.

      What a fabulous place to visit, so much History and with the family still living there made it feel more comfortable and welcoming. We decided to take a guided house tour, our guide called Roy was absolutely brilliant he had so much knowledge and presented all the information in a fun and entertaining manner. Listening to someone who had so much passion for the place made it so much more interesting, than walking around and looking at things on your own, I'm sure we learnt so much more. Would definitely recommend.The grounds were also very good and there were a lot of things for children to do (although we didn't have children with us) adventure playground, dinosaur walk.

      Julie ScalesJulie Scales

      16:14 22 Jul 23
      Great place. We were 2 adults & a 4.5 age child. Walked the lovely grounds & gardens first, with maze dinosaur Park, brass rubbing, sculptures etc. Had our picnic at one of the tables outside and then moved to the Adventure Playground. Great area with huge slides. Would thoroughly recommend this place. Also had good parking areas. Wasn't busy at all on the day we went in July.

      Jon DolbyJon Dolby

      06:10 19 Jun 23
      I took my family to the Medieval Jousting on Father's Day (yesterday). What a great day it was, they all thoroughly enjoyed the show and there was plenty to do if you pay for the whole experience of Knebworth. The house itself is amazing and full of so much history and the garden walk was a wonderful site. They also had an Archery club stationed nearby where for just £2 you could enjoy a quick game, the club were tremendous people who were very friendly. The Jousting was spectacular and very entertaining, they really got involved with the crowd too. I would recommend this to anyone who has not been before as it really was a grand day out and easily the best father's day I've ever had.

      Kate KennyKate Kenny

      14:57 18 Jun 23
      Stunning gothic mansion, well worth visiting. House itself is beautiful and Gary the guide was fantastic. Garden is amazing and dinosaur trail for kids was superb. We took picnic with us. Cheaper if you book in advance. I would definitely recommend, lovely family day out.

      Stephen PackwoodStephen Packwood

      07:42 06 Jun 23
      Absolutely wonderful day out!I took my 2 year old here for a fun afternoon and the grounds, house and gardens here are absolutely stunning.The volunteers were super caring and helpful along with the parking being super easy and convenient. There’s a dinosaur walk for kids (and adults alike!) which is actually seriously awesome, we both loved it!Would come back time and again!

      Agnieszka GoluchAgnieszka Goluch

      12:51 02 Jun 23
      We love going back there. Beautiful gardens to walk around. Kid's love the dinosaur trail and the amazing playground. Lots to do for the whole family in one place 👍❤️

      Enid IngreyEnid Ingrey

      21:05 31 May 23
      Visited with grandchildren. Very impressed at the amount of activities in the Fort area. All looked extremely well maintained and safe. There was something for all ages. The slides were great fun for all. A visit to the maze and then the dinosaur trail completed a fun packed day. Lots of covered areas to picnic and the toilets were very clean. Would love to return to see more of the gardens and visit the house. Just feel a return visit for myself to visit the house and gardens at a cost of £18 is quite expensive as the play park would unfortunately not be on my agenda! Would definitely recommend for a family day out.

      Nicole MarshallNicole Marshall

      22:00 08 Apr 23
      £18.50 to get in and worth every penny. What an amazing place! Perfect for history lovers as a guided tour included in price where you can learn so much. No flash photography allowed. The gardens are extensive and the kids will love it. Something fun around every corner. Sculptures, dinosaur trail, a fort and a playground. Reasonably priced cafe on site and toilets throughout. There is a tower to climb, a maze and a small museum. Staff were friendly and extremely knowledgeable and were happy to chat and answer questions. I really cannot recommend this place enough. 5 plus stars!

      Ayodeji OkanlawonAyodeji Okanlawon

      17:14 30 Aug 22
      Absolutely amazing, a touch of luxury and opulence. The classic car show added such great experience to our visit.What a gem of a place, well worth a visit. The gardens and Jurassic park a must for all visitors!

      Joe BennJoe Benn

      15:50 30 Jul 22
      Knebworth House and gardens are really interesting with lots to see.Access to the house is by guided tour - The house tour was great (kudos to Kevin!) with lots of history on the house, the family, artefacts on display and the estate in general. I wouldn't recommend taking younger kids (under 5) though.The gardens are really interesting with a maze and dinosaur models in the trees.The park is great with a huge fort and a range of big slides built into the hillside. It is a long walk from the house to the park/slides/fort, I would recommend driving.

      VISIONZGAMING FamilyVISIONZGAMING Family

      16:52 23 Jun 22
      Well we didn't go into the house we only went to the grounds and park due to an event the medieval jousting for fathers day. All I can say is wow what a place grounds are amazing can see deer when you go on one of the walks the house looks beautiful. Got a wonderful dinosaur trail there plus a maze and even a herb garden just wow.

      Dwight NoticeDwight Notice

      09:24 26 Apr 22
      My friend and I took our children here for an Easter egg hunt and we all had a lovely day. The grounds are stunning, as you can see from my pictures, and the play areas are brilliant! I would highly recommend paying Knebworth House a visit.👍🏽

      A lot to do between the dinosaurs trail, the wonderful wood walk with statues in wood to find, they loved the hill. Then we went to the fort : great castle to play in then some slides for older ones , a great playground and we didn't visit the house again but we did before lockdown and my son loved it.

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