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14th-century moated gatehouse and beautiful gardens

14th-century moated gatehouse, built by John de Haudlo and once part of a fortified manor house, set in gardens. Discover seven centuries of history on one of our guided tours. 2012 marked the 700th birthday of this amazing tower.

Guided tours

As Boarstall Tower is tenanted, we offer guided tours to allow you to make the most of your visit.

Group visits

If you'd like to bring a group to visit, please contact us on 01280 817156

700 years of Boarstall Tower

  • In 2012 Boarstall Tower celebrated its 700th birthday
  • The tower was built in 1312 and is a Grade I listed building
  • Boarstall was an important Civil War site, changing hands three times
  • Boarstall House was demolished in 1778 by Sir John Aubrey
  • Sir John and his wife believed the house had evil spirits
  • Find out why by visiting Boarstall Tower and taking one of our tours