Things to see & do

Things to see

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Thrifty habits

Did you know Lady Nuffield was a trained seamstress?

Did you know Lady Nuffield was a trained seamstress?

Follow how Lord and Lady Nuffield's thrifty habits, learnt in childhood, carried through wartime and into great wealth. Explore the little touches around the home of the modest millionaire.



Eating and shopping

Enjoy a delicious piece of cake in our tea room or pick up a delightful gift in our shop.  Why not treat yourself to something special too?

For families

Let children test drive a car of their own

For little ones, pick up spot the object playing cards in the house, or play dress up in our handling room. Drive your own mini vintage pedal car.

Garden games

Enjoy a game of croquet in the garden

There's nothing more lovely than playing games in the garden. Come rain or shine, enjoy a game of croquet or quoits in our gardens.

Garden tours

On certain days of the week you can join a tour of the gardens to learn about the restoration work we are doing. Please check at Visitor Reception upon arrival.