'A haven of peace and quietness for those in need'
From a Tudor show house to 20th century family home, Greys Court has only been inhabited by five families in its long history. The mansion today is a patchwork of styles that hint at the various fortunes and tastes of the occupants.
Highlights in the house
Portrait of Sir Francis Knollys
An ancient panel painting depicts Sir Francis Knollys, Elizabeth I's Treasurer and builder of the house.
The beautifully intricate plasterwork was added in 1765 to celebrate a marriage in the Stapleton family.
The oldest part of the house, mid-20th century in style and everything for a domestic goddess.
From a 16th century slate-topped card table to a modern Kenwood Chef, Greys Court's collection is a patchwork of homely styles and contemporary crafts. Explore National Trust collections online.
Follow recipes from our kitchen
Discover how to make this delicious chanterelle tart with award-winning food writer Sybil Kapoor cooking in our kitchen.