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2nd time lucky !!

Wife & I visited last summer but as they had a gardening show on the house was closed. Made up for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
BigBrian_11
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Tring, United Kingdom
Fabulous cake!

We went to gardens on a very wet day so we could enjoy some lunch. We had a lovely toastie each... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
helenpR59BZ
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Wolverton, United Kingdom
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All reviews national trust rothschild family tea room the ground floor car park open to the public chinese porcelain on display worth a visit stunning gardens nt property lily pond wonderful paintings magnolia trees room guides nt members spring flowers
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wife & I visited last summer but as they had a gardening show on the house was closed. Made up for it this time. A simply stunning property. Not one of the larger National Trust outlets, but the contents more than make up for the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BigBrian_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to gardens on a very wet day so we could enjoy some lunch. We had a lovely toastie each with the plenty of extras and then coffee cake afterwards. The coffee cake is AMAZING! Ascott House is worth a visit just for the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank helenpR59BZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a couple of hours at the end of March exploring the wonderful gardens and the house. Many interesting sections and all kept to the highest standard. Lovely to see the magnolias at their best. The house is beautifully presented as well with a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dave190731
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit on Mother’s a day, glad we got there early! Free parking, good to know as each property varies. The house wasn’t open until 2pm but the tea room opened at 12, the usual National Trust menu (including yummy cake). The gardens are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kspeller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happily we visited this Spring. The displays of flowers and blossoms were amazing. The magnolia trees were surely transported from paradise. Daffodils as far as the eye could see, hyacinths, tulips and spring flowers in profusion. The air was heavy with the scent. My grandsons...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 21cyndyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a bit soon for the tulips but the Dutch Garden full of colour nonetheless. Wonderful blossom and magnolias. Despite the busy weekend judging by the full car park, the visitors seemed well spaced out. Always find something I haven’t noticed previously in the house...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Maureen W
Reviewed February 3, 2019

The grounds of this house are simply amazing, lots of themed areas, and all immaculate. 100% unexpected. If the weather is good, expect to while away the whole afternoon. There are trips round the house (limited access), but it wasn’t my cup of tea

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ATVHW
Reviewed January 28, 2019

Now open 6 days a week from Mid March to mid September. There is a new entrance and car park. With a tea room and lovely plants on sale this is a very popular destination for National Trust visitors and other visitors as well. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tangoj63
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Pick your day, ideally a nice sunny one, and enjoy a quiet stroll around the House and gardens. There is a strange ambiance that immediately effects you and you can feel yourself slowly drifting off into a relaxed state. There is only a few rooms...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jim J
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We absolutely love it here! It's beautiful, tranquil and a wonderful day out. We have returned many times with friends and they all love it too.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Sarah C
April 7, 2019|
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Response from NationalTrustAscott | Property representative |
Hello Sarah, pushchairs are allowed in the grounds however we ask that they are not taken into the house.
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Response from TrueBrit_10 | Reviewed this property |
House or garden? Phone and ask.
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July 17, 2018|
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Response from Widlydidly | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Ascott House is open on 31 July 2018, note though that the gardens open at 1pm and the house at 2pm
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