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Spectacular late 17th-century mansion, garden and deer park
Explore 270 acres (110 hectares) of ancient parkland, where a historic herd of fallow deer roams freely and magnificent trees and breathtaking views abound.
Inside the impressive mansion, built by hard-working civil servant William Blathwayt, discover fascinating interiors little changed in 300 years, as well as a rich collection that includes superb Dutch art and ceramics of the period.
Young explorers can run free in the Old Lodge picnic and play area, take part in a nature trail and tick off challenges on their 50 things list, including pond-dipping and bug-hunting.
Complete your visit with a relaxing stroll in the elegant West Garden with its splendid borders, idyllic ponds and wildflower orchard.
The house is now open 7 days a week, and as well as our day-to-day offering of garden and house tours, natural play at Old Lodge and more, we've got regular events throughout the holidays. This includes family nature trails, den-building days and open-air theatre.