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2014 World Monuments Watch
Sulgrave Manor included on international list of endangered heritage sites...

The trustees of the Sulgrave Manor Trust welcome the inclusion of Sulgrave Manor and its estate buildings in World Monuments Fund's Watch List of the most endangered heritage sites in the world.

This recognition and their generous support should help us find a sustainable future for this historic English manor house, home to the ancestors of America's Revolutionary War hero and first President, George Washington.


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Welcome To Sulgrave Manor: Historic house & wedding venue

We look forward to welcoming you to our Independence Day Celebration on Saturday 4th July

The Manor is open all year round for pre-booked School and Group visits.

Please telephone for details of our excellent curriculum relevant programmes.

Come and enjoy the art exhibition in the Buttery.

Corporate video  by J motion.

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.

General Public
2015 Opening Information

From Saturday April 4th we will be open at weekends from 11am until 4pm with tours at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm.

During August we will be open from Tuesdays through to Sunday from 11am until 4pm with tours at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm.

Our last open weekend will be 31st October / 1st November opening hours and tour times as above.

Sulgrave Manor gardens and gift shop are open everyday from 2pm - 4pm.

Independence Day

This year our Independence Day celebrations will be held on Saturday 4th July

We always try to make our event days lots of fun for all ages - please have a look at our Independence Day 2014 video - hopefully it will inspire you to visit for our other events!

Please see our What's On pages for other events

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

Digital First Edition



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