Broadlands House opens for the 2019 season on Monday 15th April to Sunday 28th April inclusive and Monday 12th August to Monday 26th August inclusive. This beautiful house, set in the rural town of Romsey remains a family home and selected ground floor rooms are open for guided tours.
The original manor and area known as Broadlands had belonged to Romsey Abbey since before the time of the 11th century English Norman Conquest. After the Dissolution of the Monasteries, Broadlands was sold and passed through several owners before being bought by Henry Temple, 1st Viscount Palmerston in 1736.
In 1767 a major architectural "transformation" was begun by Lancelot "Capability" Brown and completed by Henry Holland, which led to making Broadlands the Palladian-style mansion seen today.
Broadlands was later the country estate of the 19th century Prime Minister, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston and in the 20th century home of 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma.
|Open - August (12 Aug 2019 - 26 Aug 2019)|
|Monday - Sunday||12:00||- 17:00|
|Open - April (15 Apr 2020 - 28 Apr 2020)|
|Monday - Sunday||12:00||- 17:00*|
* Last admission 15.30. Admission is for guided tour only. Dates and times may be subject to change. Please refer to Broadlands' website for further information.Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
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