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WELCOME TO
SULGRAVE MANOR

A UNIQUE VENUE WITH A FASCINATING HISTORY

Sulgrave Manor is a Tudor and Georgian house built by direct ancestors of George Washington, the first President of the United States. Discover how Civil War, financial ruin, and a shipwreck led to Washington’s great-grandfather seeking a fresh start in the New World.

Explore Sulgrave Manor, an accredited museum, which comes to life with costumed interpreters, interactive games and engaging displays. Set in a picturesque village some thirty miles from both Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon, Sulgrave Manor’s compact size, inviting gardens and café serving hot and cold drinks, light lunches and tasty homemade cakes, make it an ideal family destination.

Events at Sulgrave Manor

Object of the day

Familiar words or phrases that we use today are often traced back many hundreds of years and this object is no exception. This is a Dole cupboard which in the 17th-century was used for wealthy people to give food and other gifts to poorer people who were members of the parish.

Although we are now closed for winter, we’ve got many intriguing objects in our collection that must be seen in person. Keep checking our website for details of our opening times for 2019.

Familiar words or phrases that we use today are often traced back many hundreds of years and this object is no exception. This is a Dole cupboard which in the 17th-century was used for wealthy people to give food and other gifts to poorer people who were members of the parish.

Although we are now closed for winter, we’ve got many intriguing objects in our collection that must be seen in person. Keep checking our website for details of our opening times for 2019.