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Upton House

Banbury OX15 6HT, England
+44 1295 670266
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Lovely afternoon out

Stopped here for a few hours to pass the time, so glad we did. Loved the house for sale touch. The... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
EssexYvonne
,
essex
via mobile
Appointment to view !Upton House for sale!

The National Trust have a great knack of theming visits to make them more interesting . Being... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Luckyjpq
,
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“national trust” (146 reviews)
“art collection” (47 reviews)
“world war” (43 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Banbury OX15 6HT, England
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+44 1295 670266
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a few hours to pass the time, so glad we did. Loved the house for sale touch. The guides were so knowledgeable especially Barbara discussing the Hogarth prints. Lovely homely house, especially the little room for entertaining. Gardens very nice and there...More

Thank EssexYvonne
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The National Trust have a great knack of theming visits to make them more interesting . Being greeted and instructed to go to the land agent to book your viewing of time for the house viewing. Throughout the tour your given the sense of how...More

Thank Luckyjpq
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

On the Sunday that we visited we had the option of going on a small guided tour looking at the works of art in the house, at no additional cost. We found this very interesting. The grounds are very pleasant on a sunny day. Also...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

This was the home of Viscount Bearsted from 1927 until it passed to the National Trust. They had made a lot of changes and extensions and it is full of amazing paintings including works by Canaletto, Tintoretto and Hieronymus Bosch. Also a large collection of...More

Thank AnotherEngineer
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Excellent, knowledgeable, guides in every room. Astonishing art collection. Will have to return to visit the gardens at a later date

Thank Quentin B
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

I am very saddened to register my views as I am a huge fan of the National Trust. A friend and I visited this yesterday and wanted to spend time in the garden. Both of us are keen gardeners and I am a committed and...More

4  Thank Kris007_47
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Visitors are invited to view the property as prospective buyers in 1927 with a timed ticket from the Land Agent. After an interesting introduction from the " Agent" about the changes made to the building before and after the 1927 sale, we were free to...More

Thank meckie1403
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

A lovely house and garden. The current exhibition is all about house design and decoration. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jenang
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I belong to the National Trust to support their work looking after historic properties. I love visiting houses that seem as if the owner has just left but this house is presented as if he did a runner leaving the stuff he didn't value (apart...More

1  Thank JohnUK
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Very interesting house with lots to see. Same with the gardens. Staff all very helpful and knowledgeable. Very good restaurant for meals and snacks. Lots of Parking

Thank Brenda C
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Simon G
29 March 2018|
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Response from Ewan M | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is free if you are a nation trust member
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stephen w
17 March 2018|
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Response from grumpfromhinckley | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if this is still happening. Just remember a superb house & impressive terraced gardens.
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Simon K
23 October 2017|
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Response from Maggie P | Reviewed this property |
My idea would be to ring Upton and find out what they suggest. The staff are so helpful - they may be able to help you plan your visit so that you can use the restaurant. The food at Upton is excellent and caters for all. If... More
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