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Notice: Please be advised that over the August bank holiday weekend, to visit the mansion you will need a timed ticket, these are available from visitor reception on a first come first served basis.

A family home, delightful gardens and an idyllic setting

An intimate family home and peaceful estate set in the rolling hills of the Chilterns.

This picturesque 16th-century mansion and tranquil gardens were home to the Brunner family until recent years. The house exudes a welcoming atmosphere with a well-stocked kitchen and homely living rooms.  The series of walled gardens is a colourful patchwork of interest set amid medieval ruins.

Other buildings from earlier eras include the Great Tower from the 12th century and a rare Tudor donkey wheel, in use until the early 20th century.

Take a tour

Intimate and informative tour of the ground floor

Intimate and informative tour of the ground floor

From the beginning of March to the end of October the mansion will offer tours at 11 and 12 in the morning. Tour tickets are available from Visitor Reception on a first come first served basis.

The mansion will be open free-flow from 1pm until last entry at 4.30pm, however timed tickets may be used on busy days and are available first come first served.

The Great Tower

A view of the Great Tower across the Oval Lawn

Due to damage to the crenallations by the trees we have had to sadly close The Great Tower until we can assess and make suitable repairs.

 

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