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Rousham House & Garden

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Rousham, Upper Heyford OX25 4QU, England
+44 1869 347110
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Wonderful Garden and Setting

The gardens have a wonderfully elegant but relaxed feel (early William Kent which seems to have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Geoffrey B
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London, United Kingdom
Nice place to spend a sunny afternoon

Take a picnic and sit by the river in the sunshine before exploring the woodland and kitchen... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bee_ALondon
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London
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“ticket machine” (15 reviews)
“william kent” (17 reviews)
“walled gardens” (13 reviews)
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Rousham, Upper Heyford OX25 4QU, England
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+44 1869 347110
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens have a wonderfully elegant but relaxed feel (early William Kent which seems to have been changed very little) in a beautiful setting by the river. Charmingly informal and understated (you just turn up, place some money in a machine for a ticket and...More

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a picnic and sit by the river in the sunshine before exploring the woodland and kitchen gardens. Doesn't get crowded and makes a nice afternoon's walking. Very interesting history. £6 per person to enter.

Thank Bee_ALondon
Reviewed 1 October 2017

These gardens are exceptional and make a wonderful day out. There is an honesty system in place for payment around the gardens and free parking. There are a variety of gardens from woodland walks with hidden gems and statues or quiet places to sit by...More

1  Thank HappyFamilies_12
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Had the pleasure of visiting the lovely village of Rousham on a sunny august day, Only wondered around the gardens, which are very well kept and very colourful. The house is also very stunning. Well worth a visit, look at the church as well.

1  Thank Howlo
Reviewed 25 September 2017

You will experience a nice combination of gardens on this estate, including well done landscape that is much more intimate than Stowe, walled vegetable, herbaceous border, and a sweet little garden with a 1600's dovecote at its center. HINT for those in oxford and no...More

Thank Fricky1
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We attended a wedding ceremony here recently, The venue is lovely, with gardens set in park like grounds, ample parking and easy to get to.

Thank GulliverT4
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This garden is a delight. The design is excellent with many vistas that take the eye into the distance and then many lovely details such as the cascades , walled gardens, statuary etc. We visited on 29th August and the dahlia bed was a sight...More

Thank Feather5723
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Visited Rousham today. It was first recommended to us by a guide at Stourhead who said it was her favourite. I can see why. Tucked away not far from Woodstock, it is unspoilt and peaceful. Beautiful gardens, well maintained but not too fussy or manicured....More

1  Thank 1993tillysmum
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I travelled from London to visit this garden, having checked the website carefully for opening times, prices etc. On arrival I was told that the £6 admission was only payable by cash, which I didn't have. This is not indicated on the website. I was...More

Thank Alibroomwood
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Beautiful gardens, especially the foxgloves which had seeded into the rose garden, a fantastic sight. No children under the age of 15 and no dogs.

Thank Christina B
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Stephen J
18 November 2017|
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Response from T55MCS | Reviewed this property |
The walled garden would be more interesting during summer, however the extensive landscape gardens would be beautiful to visit at any time. Hope you enjoy.
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Helen L
9 August 2016|
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Response from HappyFamilies_12 | Reviewed this property |
It is possible to ring up and ask, they will take well behaved children by prior arrangement.
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