Sulgrave Manor & Garden

Sulgrave Manor & Garden

Sulgrave Manor has now closed for the winter season, and will reopen March 2024

Visit Sulgrave Manor & Garden in South East England for a brilliant day of history and nature

Sulgrave Manor was built by Lawrence Washington, the great-great-great-great-grandfather of George Washington. That's a lot of greats! But the site is still considered to be the 'ancestral home' of the first US president to this day. 

Sulgrave Manor & Garden today is a historic heritage site located in the heart of rural England. With origins dating back to the 16th century, Sulgrave Manor is an architectural gem, showcasing a unique blend of medieval, Tudor, and Georgian design elements. The house is by a beautiful and peaceful garden, surrounded by rolling countryside, and is the perfect destination for history buffs, families, and anyone looking for a relaxed and enjoyable day out.

Visitors can take a guided tour of the house, learning about its history and the people who lived there, and seeing the beautiful rooms and furnishings. The house is decorated with a range of period furnishings, including furniture, textiles, ceramics, and paintings, giving visitors a glimpse into life in centuries past.

A day at Sulgrave Manor & Garden makes for one of the best things to do in Northamptonshire

The garden at Sulgrave Manor is a haven of peace and tranquility, with a range of beautiful flowers, shrubs, and trees, and a variety of seating areas, where visitors can relax and enjoy the views. The garden is a great place to enjoy a picnic, or simply to take a stroll and enjoy the beauty of the countryside.

Sulgrave Manor is also home to a range of events and activities throughout the year, so it's definitely worth considering multiple visits to the gardens! Visitors can also expect to find workshops and demonstrations, learning about traditional crafts and skills, such as weaving, spinning, and blacksmithing.

Fascinating history and beautiful gardens on a wonderful day out in Northamptonshire

Whether you're a history buff, a keen gardener, or simply looking for a relaxed and enjoyable day out, Sulgrave Manor & Garden is the destination for you. With a rich history, beautiful surroundings and a range of activities and events, Sulgrave Manor is a must-visit for anyone visiting Northamptonshire. So, why not come and explore this stunning house and garden for yourself?

Northamptonshire
OX17 2SD
  • Free parking
  • Toilets
  • Shop
  • Tea Room
  • Dogs are not permitted, with the exception of guide dogs.
  • Due to the size of the house, pushchairs are not permitted in the house.

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