The fine landscape garden was created in the mid 18th century by Sir Francis Dashwood, founder of the Dilettanti Society and Hell-Fire Club. The mansion is among the most theatrical and Italianate in England. Lavishly decorated, it has featured in films and television series, including, Little Dorrit and The Duchess.
•Stroll round the beautiful lake.
•Discover the temples and follies created by Sir Francis.
•Imagine living in an aristocratic family home.
Making the most of your day
Fabulous guided tours of house on open weekdays. Hire an audio guide of park or try a family trail
Grounds: April 1 – Aug 30
Sunday – Thursday: 14:00 – 18:00
House & Grounds: June 1 – Aug 30
Sunday – Thursday: 14:00 – 17:00
House and Grounds
Tel: 01494 755571
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