Upton House and Gardens

Stunning terraced gardens leading down to the Mirror Pool.

There’s a steep drop beyond the ha-ha so be careful if you have small children.

The gardens were transformed by Kitty Lloyd-Jones for Lord and Lady Bearsted in 1920s and 30s.

Extensive herbaceous borders with Bog Garden on the site of medieval fish ponds – this area was closed on my visit – and a late 17th century banqueting house, renamed Bog Cottage.

Beautiful stone staircase, rose garden, orchards and wild garden.

The Sunken Lawn is partly enclosed by late 17th, early 18th brick walls.

National Collection of Aster amellus, Aster cordifolius and Aster ericoides.

If you have time, visit the house with its spectacular collection of paintings and ceramics.

National Trust Members visit for free.

 

 

 

 

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INFORMATION

Address: Banbury, Warwickshire, OX15 6HT View map Phone: 01295 670266 Length of visit: 2-3 hours
Dog friendly: No
Cafe: Yes
Car park: Yes
House open: Yes
House open - occasionally: No
Family friendly: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Wheelchair - partly: Yes

For information on opening times and to buy tickets: Click here

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