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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.
11.61km from Sulgrave Manor
The High Street in Oxford, England, known locally as the High, runs between Carfax, generally seen as the centre of the city, and Magdalen Bridge to the east. It forms a gentle curve and is the subject of many prints, paintings, photographs, etc. The looking west towards Carfax with University College on the left and The Queen's College on the right is an especially popular view. There are many historical buildings on the street, including the University of Oxford buildings and colleges. Locally
11.77km from Sulgrave Manor
Everdon Stubbs is an ancient woodland with a mix of English and sessile oak, lowland birch, sweet chestnut and sycamore. Bluebells and rare wild daffodils provide colour in spring. It is described by Natural England as an important site for fungi, and there is a diverse range of breeding birds. One of the iconic attraction where you can rejuvinate your mind and body in the middle of greenery.
12.08km from Sulgrave Manor
Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England, near the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury. It is best known as the home of the British Grand Prix, which it first hosted in 1948 and which has been held on the circuit every year since 1987. It has hosted races since 1948, when the World War II airfield was converted into a race circuit.
Whittlebury Park Golf Course
13.07km from Sulgrave Manor
Whittlebury Park Golf Club, Northamptonshire is a 36 hole complex with 4 loops of 9 holes; the blue, red, white and yellow courses. A private, parkland golf course designed by Cameron Sinclair 1992. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area.
13.36km from Sulgrave Manor
Badby Woods is a private property and part of the Fawsley Estate, but is open to all visitors to enjoy its natural beauty. It is a protected wildlife area, and has a Site of Special Scientific Interest within the Woods. It is mainly pedunculate oak, with varied ground flora including creeping soft-grass, wood anemone, yellow archangel and bluebell. A small marsh has very diverse herbs.
13.47km from Sulgrave Manor
A majestic-eighteenth century stone house with a landscape garden designed with the help of Sanderson Miller. The Hall is a lovely Grade I listed late 17th-century country house built by William Holbech in 1684 and extensively remodelled between 1745-1750 by William Holbech the Younger.
National Trust - Stowe
14.37km from Sulgrave Manor
Stowe House is a grade I listed country house in Stowe, Buckinghamshire, England. It is the home of Stowe School, an independent school and is owned by the Stowe House Preservation Trust. Stowe evolved from an English Baroque garden into a pioneering landscape park. It is one of Europe’s most influential landscape gardens that continues to delight visitors today.
Easton Neston House
14.6km from Sulgrave Manor
A majestic and beautiful house which shows the glory of the ancient Engand, which was built by William Fermor, 1st Baron Leominster, in the Baroque style to the design of the architect Nicholas Hawksmoor. It is thought to be the only mansion which was solely the work of Hawksmoor. From about 1700, after the completion of Easton Neston, Hawksmoor worked with Sir John Vanbrugh on many buildings, including Castle Howard and Blenheim Palace, and often provided technical knowledge to the less quali
15.95km from Sulgrave Manor
Broughton Castle is a moated and fortified manor house near Banbury in North Oxfordshire. Set in parkland and built of the rich local Hornton ironstone. The castle sits on an artificial island in pastureland and is surrounded by a wide moat. Across the small bridge lies the parish church of St Mary the Virgin, surrounded by its historic cemetery. A Grade I listed building, it opens to the public over the summer.
16.84km from Sulgrave Manor
Borough Hill is a hill to the east of the town of Daventry in the English county of Northamptonshire. It is over 200 metres (660 ft) above sea level and dominates the surrounding area. Today it is maintained as a country park by the Council, offering spectacular views of the surrounding area as well as providing a haven for local wildlife and a popular spot for dog walkers.
Burton Dassett Hills
17.51km from Sulgrave Manor
Burton Dassett Hills Country Park is a country park in southeastern Warwickshire, England. It was created as a country park in 1971 and is run by Warwickshire County Council. The area comprises a group of ironstone hills, which are named after the village of Burton Dassett which is located in the hills. The hills rise to 203m (666 ft) above sea level and are situated half a mile east of the M40 motorway.
The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne
18.78km from Sulgrave Manor
The Canal Museum is a treasure trove of stories, films, collections and displays all about our waterways which was found in the heart of the beautiful village of Stoke Bruerne on the Grand Union Canal. With a wide range of exhibits and a free audio commentary to guide you as you explore, the museum is the key to understanding the rich waterway heritage of Stoke Bruerne and the Grand Union Canal.
National Trust - Upton House and Gardens
19.01km from Sulgrave Manor
Upton House is a country house in the civil parish of Ratley and Upton, in the English county of Warwickshire. It was built in 1695 for Sir Rushout Cullen. There are large lawns, terraced borders, elegant stone staircases, rose garden, orchards, and a rare kitchen display garden as well as National Collections of Aster amellus, Aster cordifolius, and Aster ericoïdes.
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Manor Rd, Sulgrave, Banbury OX17 2SD, UK
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.