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The Forbidden Corner, Middleham

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When you buy a ticket to The Forbidden Corner, you'll be given a checklist of things to find among the foliage, but not a map. It is up to you to search out the listed sites among the maze, statues, animated creatures, and dense gardens. Many of the sites are inspired by the European classical tradition, except when the proprietor and architect, Colin Armstrong, added his own flair. The gardens were originally intended as a private pleasure garden, but were expanded and opened to the public at the proprietor's request. The site was voted one of the best European follies of the 20th century by the Folly Fellowship, and attracts thousands of visitors every year. Use our Middleham sightseeing planner to add The Forbidden Corner and other attractions to your Middleham vacation plans.
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  • Oh wow! I've wanted to visit here for a long time and it exceeded my expectations. There were two of us (adults) and we had such a laugh. It doesn't look that big on an aerial view of the property... 
    Oh wow! I've wanted to visit here for a long time and it exceeded my expectations. There were two of us (adults) and we had such a laugh. It doesn't look that big on an aerial view of the property...  more »
  • A great family day out for all age groups. We were three generations (all very agile) ranging from 7 to 68 with a couple of teenagers thrown in for good measure and we all had fun. Each of us got... 
    A great family day out for all age groups. We were three generations (all very agile) ranging from 7 to 68 with a couple of teenagers thrown in for good measure and we all had fun. Each of us got...  more »
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  • Great for tiring the kids out (and adults).
  • Very good place to visit bit expensive but would recommend it for everyone 😱

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