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Upton House

Banbury OX15 6HT, England
+44 1295 670266
Review Highlights
Good art collection, great porcelain, just not a great place

The house itself is large, but is architecturally a bit 'meh'. I thought this could be because it... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Reading, United Kingdom
via mobile
What a Disappointment

We recently visited Upton House with two friends. We were hoping to visit the gardens and spend... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Banbury OX15 6HT, England
+44 1295 670266
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The house itself is large, but is architecturally a bit 'meh'. I thought this could be because it was relatively modern - but it seems that the heart of the house goes back to the 17th century. Like most country houses, it has been heavily...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We recently visited Upton House with two friends. We were hoping to visit the gardens and spend some time looking at the plants. The Mirror Pool was still empty with an excavator sitting at one end. The work was supposed to be finished in 2016....More

Thank John_L26_13
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great place. Lovely cafe and nice garden shop. Plenty of people to help with any questions. Gardens were still very pretty.

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Upton house is set equal distance between Stratford On Avon and Banbury in Warwickshire. The National Trust work hard to create an engaging visit to this wonderful house. Currently they are in a changeover period from their Banking for Victory exhibition to their Made to...More

Thank Janine L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Sadly we went on a miserable day so we didn't do justice to the gardens, whilst the NT were also in the process of conclude an exhibition in the house, so some parts were not on show. Despite this, we really enjoyed our tour of...More

Thank sheppard-andy
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Visited Upton house with my parents. The cafe was impressive and the walk up to the house was lovely. The staff were incredibly friendly and welcoming. However due to multiple works being carried out within the house and grounds we could not see it at...More

Thank Florence E
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A fascinating house with interesting grounds and a pleasant restaurant. The highlight for us was the committed volunteer staff who were interested, friendly and communicative. We had a pleasant walk around the grounds and enjoyed the spring flowers that were starting to appear. We walked...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

What to do on a cold wet half term holiday with a reluctant stately home visiting grandson ? Well we took ourselves off to Upton House...it's funny how we tend not to visit landmarks on our doorsteps but today we did.we booked into the house...More

Thank Kathssisterinlaw
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The history of the house only concentrated During the war and after which was disappointing because the house was a few hundred years old , also we had to wait nearly two hours before we could go in the house because it was a timed...More

Thank MattyMower
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Went to visit the Wartime Banking exhibition with my eldest son and my mother. It was really interesting and well presented. It was great being able to use the real wartime typewriters and to handle the gas masks and other artefacts. The house is beautifully...More

Thank Matthew B
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louise S
26 August 2015|
Response from Jennifer B |
Upton is only open on the Friday, the 25th. The house opens at 1pm by timed entry (you can pre-book tickets online) but the gardens, restaurant and shop open at 11am.