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Hemerdon House

Type:Historic House / Palace

Plympton, Devon, PL7 5BZ

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About

Situated in the beautiful South Hams area of Devon, and set in its own parkland, Hemerdon House was built in the late 18th century by the ancestors of the current owners. Members of the family offer guided tours of the interior on certain days of the year and visitors are also welcome to explore the grounds on those days. The house contains a wealth of local history, with naval and military mementos, paintings, furniture, china and silver collected by the family through many generations.

Directions

Road Directions

Situated between the villages of Hemerdon and Sparkwell.

The nearest railway station is Plymouth, which is 6 miles away.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users - There is wheelchair access to all the reception rooms on the ground floor, housing most of the pieces of historical significance, but due to the geography of the house there is no wheelchair access to the first floor and no disabled WC. Access to the grounds and parkland is limited. Please contact us for more information.

Establishment Features

  • Cater for school groups - We are happy to host school groups by prior arrangement.

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free) - At own risk.

Payment Methods

  • Groups: Booking Essential - Tours for groups of more than 10 people are offered by prior arrangement only.
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Prior Booking Recommended - Parties of more than 6 are strongly advised to contact us in advance as we cannot otherwise guarantee that we will be able to accommodate them.

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Opening Times

* Two tours of approximately 1 hour 15 minutes each, starting at 2.30pm and 4pm - last entry at 4pm. Visitors are also welcome, at their own risk, to stroll round the grounds while the house is open.

Entrance fee £7.50, HHA members £5, children under 12 no charge (but must be accompanied by an adult).

Open days 2018
April 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th
May 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 26th, 27th and 28th
June 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th
July 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd
August 25th, 26th and 27th

Parties of more than 6 are strongly advised to contact us in advance as we cannot otherwise guarantee that we will be able to accommodate them.

Tours for groups of more than 10 people are offered by prior arrangement only.

Dogs on leads are permitted in the grounds while the house is open.

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