Sulgrave Manor - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Things to know
About Sulgrave Manor
Sulgrave Manor was built in 1539 for Tudor wool merchant Lawrence Washington, a direct ancestor of George Washington. It represents a superb example of a small manor house and garden of the Tudor period in England. An Endowment Fund, begun in 1924 by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America, assists in the maintenance of the property.
Attractions Near Sulgrave Manor
National Trust - Canons Ashby
5.28km from Sulgrave Manor
The National Trust's Canons Ashby is an Elizabethan manor house and 18th century gardens located in Northamptonshire. It was built by John Dryden, great-grandfather of the Poet Laureate of the same name. The house and gardens have survived largely unaltered since 1710 and are presented as they were during the time of Sir Henry Dryden, a Victorian antiquary, passionate about the past.
Catanger Llama Trekking
5.38km from Sulgrave Manor
Catanger Llama Trekking an activity where llamas accompany people on hiking and walking trips, including eco-tourism. The Catanger Llamas often referred to as the county of ‘squires and spires’ with idyllic villages and beautiful undulating countryside, unspoiled and blissfully quiet. As a visitor and breeding centre you can also visit to see the young llamas or shop for a range of llama related gifts.
5.38km from Sulgrave Manor
Thenford House, Thenford, Northamptonshire, England is an 18th century country house built for Michael Wodhull, the bibliophile and translator. Wodhull's architect is unknown. The style is Palladian although with earlier Carolean echoes which led Pevsner to describe it as "decidedly conservative for its date". Construction took place between 1761 and 1765. Since the 1970s, the house has been the country home of Michael Heseltine who has constructed a notable arboretum in the grounds. Thenford Ho
7.5km from Sulgrave Manor
The Jurassic Way is a long distance, recreational walking route which travels the length of Northamptonshire. The Way follows the band of Jurassic Limestone that runs along the northern boundary of Northamptonshire going first along the Oxford Canal and then via Middleton Cheney and Woodford Halse to Braunston on the Grand Union Canal. The trail goes near the Oxford and Grand Union canals, past the Great Central Railway's Catesby Tunnel and viaduct, the River Welland, the 82-arch viaduct at Harr
Banbury Museum & Gallery
11.26km from Sulgrave Manor
Bambury Museum is a family-friendly museum located in Banbury’s town centre, next to the idyllic canal-side, and opposite Tooley’s historic boatyard. Its displays present the history of the town. They include the English Civil War, Banbury as a market town in Victorian times, the Oxford Canal, and Tooley's Boatyard next to the museum. The boatyard is a scheduled ancient monument that can be visited on a guided tour.
The Silverstone Experience
11.57km from Sulgrave Manor
The Silverstone Experience will bring the extensive heritage of Silverstone and British motor racing to life for an estimated half a million visitors a year, through the creation of a dynamic, interactive and educational visitor experience. A permanent exhibition that will take visitors on an exciting two hour journey through motor racing past, present and future.
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For more information about Sulgrave Manor, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulgrave