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Sulgrave Manor

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Address: Sulgrave Manor | Sulgrave, Banbury OX17 2SD, England
Phone Number: 01295760205
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Ancestral home of George Washington?s family is a fine example of a manor...

Ancestral home of George Washington?s family is a fine example of a manor house and garden at the time of Shakespeare.

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A fascinating heritage house.

Our visit was on 12th November last year as part of a booked coach party, during the close season for general public visits, and included a very good light lunch. There was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Horsham, United Kingdom
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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893 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 672 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit was on 12th November last year as part of a booked coach party, during the close season for general public visits, and included a very good light lunch. There was plenty going on. When we arrived, a party of junior schoolchildren were visiting and appeared to be wearing Tudor period costumes. They all practised their extravagant bows and... More 

Thank WMIM
Middleton Cheney, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is a great day out. We'd e sure to go more often if there were some kind of family offer for the year to make the most of the gardens and the activities without having to pay full entry every time.

Thank dawnc22
Cysnow, General Manager at Sulgrave Manor, responded to this review

Dear Dawn, Many thanks for your kind comment. I am happy to let you know that when you visit on one of our General Public open days during the season (April - October) you will be offered a 12 month pass, which entitles you to free entry for a calender year from the date of your visit (ie. you pay... More 

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Had the privilege of organising a trip to Sulgrave Manor for a WI group, their annual Christmas outing. Started with a Cooked meal at lunch time, the quality was really very good. Then the group were split into two and had a tour of the house with costumed guides who were excellent. Then finished off with tea and cakes. The... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Spent 3/4 hours with lots to do with 2 families of 2 kids (5 to 13). Lots to do as the staff had put lots on to entertain the kids. Adults went free but kids were value for money. Cafe catered for lunch fine, food tasty. Would go again.

Thank Wilf S
Brackley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Beautiful setting, great food and guides very knowledgeable- fascinating history . Well worth a visit- if you pay once , you get a pass that allows you to visit again for free for a year !

Thank Clare W
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This is quite a small place but the guides make the most of it. Linda was full of enthusiasm and obviously devotes a lot of time to this attraction. The tour lasted a long time although there were only about 4 rooms but fortunately there was somewhere to sit in most of them. The grounds are well maintained even though... More 

Thank chris h
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29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Arriving at Sulgrave Manor we found there was a wedding on. Staff were very much caught up in this, and a little distracted in the reception. We were told that entrance is by guided tour only and that the next one would be in an hour's time after the wedding. There's not much to keep you occupied in the meantime,... More 

Thank Tom H
Cysnow, General Manager at Sulgrave Manor, responded to this review

Hi Tom, Firstly my apologies for the delay in responding to your comments, I'm afraid that I've have had some difficulty getting in to our Tripadvisor account. I am sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit to the manor. Most weekends between April and October, when we are open to the public, we have weddings booked and we do our... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

It was a miserable day, so decided to have a drive out to sulgrave, as we had been meaning to go there for some time,, it is nice village,, when we got to the the manor it looked lovely,, the welcome was nice, the surroundings v nice, had to wait 30mins for the included tour, but had nice cuppa while... More 

Thank terry h
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35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Despite living nearby for years, I had never visited Sulgrave Manor:but today, we drove the 32 miles from our current home and wow - it was really worth it! We started in The Buttery cafe, which serves superb home-made cakes, scones etc After a cup of tea and something to eat, we wandered round the gardens, which are tended entirely... More 

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Paris, France
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50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is a small museum but loaded with history as the ancestral home of the family of President Washington. There are good guided tours, a welcomed café and a nice shop. Relaxing place in a lovely setting. Can buy potted herbs ready to plant which come from the well cared for herb garden. Would highly recommend a visit, especially for... More 

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