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Stanway House & Fountain

Toddington GL54 5PQ, England
+44 1386 584469
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Amazing Attraction

We belong to the HHA and visit lots of houses. This is certainly worth a visit. Its only open 2-5... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lovely house, amazing fountain!

Visited as part of an organised group tour. Our guide for the visit started by taking us around... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Tricia B
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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This beautiful manor house is complemented by a restored 18th-century water garden and magnificent fountain, one of the world’s tallest garden fountains reaching more than 300 feet high.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Toddington GL54 5PQ, England
+44 1386 584469
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We belong to the HHA and visit lots of houses. This is certainly worth a visit. Its only open 2-5 on certain days but there is so much to see here. The house is in the middle of nowhere but is beautiful from the outside,...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Visited as part of an organised group tour. Our guide for the visit started by taking us around part of the garden pointing out various features and regaling us with a lively history of the house and its past occupants. Inside, we stopped in each...More

Thank Tricia B
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a very interesting house, lived in the same family since about the 12th century though the house is 17th century with additions. There is a spectacular fountain which rises about 50 feet in the air every couple of hours and a working flour...More

Thank babarandceleste
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Went on a guided tour as part of a group last week - excellent! The tour took 2 hours, and afterwards tea and delicious home made cake was laid on. The fountain was turned on for us before we left - we caught a bit...More

Thank negirl123
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Check the website before visiting as the opening times are quite restrictive. This was our first visit and had never seen the fountain in action before. It did not disappoint. Stunning! There is a wet zone near the lake - so be careful but its...More

1  Thank janice l
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

For starts, not sure how baller this guy is anymore. Maybe he's forced by the Queen to allow tons of people to come and go through his home idk. He does have a beautiful estate and I'm thankful for his hospitality. The place is nothing...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Stanway House and gardens have restricted opening times so check their website before you visit. Our interest was in the gardens NOT the house and our comments relate to the estate only. Lawns surrounding the house were obviously well maintained but there is little colour...More

Thank WA6076
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This is so worth visiting. It's not a grand NT house and garden BUT they let dogs in both house and garden which is great. The fountain is spectacular and the meadow stunning. Loved the faded elegance of the house so nice to see somewhere...More

Thank helsbels207
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I took a group of 33 elderly people for a private guided visit to Stanway House on May 25th 2017. We absolutely loved it! Our guide Paul made the visit funny and interesting - we could have listened to him all afternoon and just wished...More

Thank valeriemonaghan239
Reviewed 25 May 2017

As a group we visited this site and were particularly intrigued by both the fountain and the working flour mill. the fountain was spectacular as expected and naturally whilst in full flow there was a veering of the wing and meant a lot of fairly...More

Thank John I
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28 April 2017|
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Response from Lorraine D |
Toilets on site
12 August 2016|
Response from Wardieeee | Reviewed this property |
Set your SatNav for GL54 5PQ
Jane B
24 May 2016|
Response from Lorraine D |
No they only do wedding receptions