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A nice relaxing day out

Pick your day, ideally a nice sunny one, and enjoy a quiet stroll around the House and gardens... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jim J
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Stunning Location

We absolutely love it here! It's beautiful, tranquil and a wonderful day out. We have returned many... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Ascott House Ascott, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0PT, England
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All reviews national trust rothschild family tea room the ground floor car park open to the public chinese porcelain gardens are beautiful worth a visit on display nt property wonderful paintings every corner hunting lodge room guides nt members herbaceous borders
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Thank CraigandLauraTravels
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

A lovely house & gardens hidden away from the main road. It’s a private house which is open to the public at certain times & days of the year so it’s worth checking before you go. The house is viewed on a timed tickets &...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TheMartins1997
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The gardens really are fabulous with some beautiful hedges and featrures so well worth a visit just for them, the gardens are 5 star really. However, closing the house on a bank holiday has surely got to be ridiculous, it looks a most interresting place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Simon G
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

A group of us visited Ascot House. We first had lunch in the onsite restaurant,delicious. Staff helpful & obliging,nothing too much trouble. Well done. House & Gardens are a visual delight,interior the same, views across gardens are stunning. Guides are quietly waiting in each room,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

A nice way to spend a few hours. Beautiful views from the gardens which are very nice to walk around. £10:50 an adult isn’t the most expensive but you don’t get to view much of the house. There are some really nice items in each...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rpg79
Reviewed August 29, 2018

National Trust property. Impressive country home of the Rothschild family. Priceless art works displayed. Brilliant gardens for walking and relaxing.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank chartwell372016
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Having visited Waddesdon the previous day this Rothschild property had a much more homely feel in fact the guides told us that the family do still use the property hence only the ground floor is open to the public. The grounds are peaceful to wander...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Pam L
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

So glad to have the National Trust app on the phone – it uncovers all sorts of places that would otherwise pass us by. We enjoyed our trip and agree with many of the reviews already posted. However by far the highlight of the visit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MickC60andproud
Reviewed August 22, 2018

We came on a whim and so glad we did. What a beautiful house and setting. Loved the ceramic displays in the house and although we only got to see the ground floor we were more than happy with what we saw and what the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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September 15, 2018|
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Response from TrueBrit_10 | Reviewed this property |
House or garden? Phone and ask.
July 17, 2018|
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
July 3, 2017|
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Response from annod01 | Reviewed this property |
if you go to the national trust web site they can give you all the info you need