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

Brand New Visitor Experience!

With the New Year Sulgrave Manor has seen a brand new update to its visitor experience. From the 1st April 2018, Visitors will be able to explore the Manor house on an hands on self-led journey. Self-led visits allow you to go at your own pace, dip in and out of history and savour the many stories Sulgrave has to offer.

Our Operations Manager, Carla Cooper said, ‘we are always looking to new ways to attract visitors to Sulgrave and we feel that being able to enjoy the house and garden more freely will appeal to a wider range of visitor, especially families…..

Visitors can learn about the characters who lived and worked in the house and rise and fall of the Manor ….did you know that Sulgrave Manor once stood empty and was used by a notorious local gang? The new experience takes you on an exciting journey from prestigious Tudor Manor house to its purchase by the American Peace Committee in 1914. With new trails and child-friendly character trails, families can enjoy learning together and exploring the grounds. To still keep that special touch, our knowledgeable stewards will also be on site to further explain the rich history and make sure you have the best day possible. Where possible, guided tours will also be available depending on demand.

With the New Year Sulgrave Manor has seen a brand new update to its visitor experience. From the 1st April 2018, Visitors will be able to explore the Manor house on an hands on self-led journey. Self-led visits allow you to go at your own pace, dip in and out of history and savour the many stories Sulgrave has to offer.

Our Operations Manager, Carla Cooper said, ‘we are always looking to new ways to attract visitors to Sulgrave and we feel that being able to enjoy the house and garden more freely will appeal to a wider range of visitor, especially families…..

Visitors can learn about the characters who lived and worked in the house and rise and fall of the Manor ….did you know that Sulgrave Manor once stood empty and was used by a notorious local gang? The new experience takes you on an exciting journey from prestigious Tudor Manor house to its purchase by the American Peace Committee in 1914. With new trails and child-friendly character trails, families can enjoy learning together and exploring the grounds. To still keep that special touch, our knowledgeable stewards will also be on site to further explain the rich history and make sure you have the best day possible. Where possible, guided tours will also be available depending on demand.