Fodor's Expert Review Polesden Lacey

Guildford Historic Home

This gorgeous, creamy-yellow Regency mansion, built in 1824, contains impressive collections of furniture, paintings, porcelain, and silver gathered in the early part of the 20th century. Edwardian society hostess Mrs. Ronald Greville was responsible for the lavish interiors, and the future King George VI stayed here for part of his honeymoon in 1923. On summer days you can wander its vast landscaped gardens or rent croquet equipment from the house and take advantage of its smooth lawns. The house is in Great Bookham, 10 miles east of Guildford.

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Polesden Rd.
Great Bookham, Surrey  RH5 6BD, England

01372-452048

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/polesden-lacey

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Rate Includes: £13.60

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