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2015 Events

NOVEMBER Christmas Market 28 - 29th November DECEMBER Christmas Fun Days Sunday 6th, 13th & 20th December. Tudor Christmas Feast 12th December Please see our 'What's On' page for more details.


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Welcome To Sulgrave Manor: Historic house & wedding venue

Sulgrave Manor 'Watch Day'
Friday 27th November 2015

From 10am

Sulgrave Manor staff, volunteers and trustees along with the residents of the village of Sulgrave are thrilled to see that the re-thatching of our cottage roofs has begun. The funding for this long-awaited and essential work has been donated by World Monuments Fund, American Express, and The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America. Thank you!

We are delighted to invite you to our 'Watch Day' so that you can see first hand the work that this money has funded. There is no need to prebook, we look forward to welcoming you.

The 'Watch Day' Programme will be:

10.00am Garden Tour

11.00am Thatching Demo/talk

12 noon House Tour

1.00pm Thatching Demo/Talk

2.00pm Garden Tour

3.00pm House Tour


Opening Times 

Our public opening season has now ended for 2015.  Private and groups tours are available by prior arrangement please call 01295 760205 or email
Please click here see our 'what's on' page for details of our events.

Schools and Groups

The Manor is open all year round for
pre-booked School and Group and Private visits.
Please click here for details of our new programmes for 2015
Please telephone for details of our
 curriculum relevant programmes.

Childrens' Christmas Funday

Sunday 6th, 13th & 20th December 10am - 4pm

Entrance includes childrens christmas house tour, storytelling, visit to Santa Grotto & gift, christmas crafts and activities to delight all ages.

Seasonal homemade refreshments available in the Buttery all day.

Entrance - Children £12 (£10 if booked and paid for in advance) Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults free and must be accompanied by a 'paying' child

please contact or call 01295 760205 for more details or to book


Saturday 12th December doors open at 6.30pm

Enjoy entertaining talks in the house bedecked in its Christmas finery  followed by traditional libations and a Tudor repast.

 Tickets £35.00

Ticket price includes Christmas house tour, pre-dinner drinks and a 3 course meal, cash bar available. Dressing up thoroughly encouraged!

Office: 01295 760 205

About Sulgrave Manor
Sulgrave Manor is a Tudor and Georgian manor house that was built and lived
in by the direct ancestors of George Washington, the first President of the USA.
It is a wonderful example of Tudor design brought to life
through the remarkable story of an extraordinary family.

Corporate video  by J motion.

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Tours by our friendly and informative guides explore the history of the house and its most famous inhabitants. Discover how Civil War, financial ruin and a shipwreck led to the Washington family seeking a new life in a new land, where their descendant would become the first President of the United States of America.

Set within a picturesque rural village about thirty miles from both Oxford and Stratford-Upon-Avon, Sulgrave Manor’s compact size, family friendly gardens and large café make it ideal for all the family. Sulgrave Manor also makes a beautiful wedding venue and weddings take place all year round. 

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Contact Us: E-mail: Tel: 01295 760 205

Recommended Reading

The Washingtons: A Family History

Volume One

Seven Generations of the Presidential Branch


Justin Glenn


Published by Savas Publishing, a Division of Savas Beatie

July 2014

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