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Great for snowdrops, house and garden

Usually we visit the house and garden in late spring and summer. This year we decided to view the... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
stradz2202
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Wantage, United Kingdom
A GOOD AFTERNOON'S DIVERSION

Living nearby i finally visited this house and gardens. Overall very happy with the experience and... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
karaoke594
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Kingston Bagpuize OX13 5AX, England
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Usually we visit the house and garden in late spring and summer. This year we decided to view the snowdrops. We were not disappointed. Both large and smaller drifts occur throughout the estate which is an easy flat walk. The free leaflet shows there are...More

1  Thank stradz2202
Reviewed 25 August 2017

An impressive looking house. Just 4 downstairs rooms to view and entrance hall. Wealth of history and knowledgeable owner. Nice walk round the grounds and gardens. Short visit. Tea room is in the basement but there is seating outside if you want to carry tea...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Living nearby i finally visited this house and gardens. Overall very happy with the experience and enjoyed both the house and grounds. Excellent herbaceous border and well kept lawns, very pleasant walking areas easily found with an excellent map. The house visit is restricted towards...More

Thank karaoke594
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you want a splendid, perfect, and magnificent backdrop for a family wedding then look no further than KBH. It has everything already in place plus a willing and innovative on-site team who know no boundaries when it comes to ensuring a unique and memorable...More

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Rarely is one's guide the owner of such a historic building, the one who shares her personal knowledge and appreciation of its history and contents. Mrs Virginia Grant does that in style. Her guests need to match her stamina. After tea/coffee and a large slice...More

Thank Gaedoh
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We visit many of this type of property over the year and this was a lovely visit where the volunteers and staff were all very helpful and pleasant to talk to. We also judge the cake and cost of cake at all these places. Now...More

1  Thank Misty52
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Kingston Bagpuize House is an amazing property with many highlights including its beautiful staircase and interiors, Georgian furniture, pictures by Romney and Gainsborough but most of all its owner: Mrs Grant. I've now met her on about three occasions (she seemed surprised to see me...More

1  Thank Harry B
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Interesting & beautiful house, but with only 5 rooms open to the public and with blah gardens, it was a bit pricey. As it is still privately owned, I'm happy to support them, but think a little more "bang for the buck" would make the...More

Thank Iggiesr4me
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Thank you to everyone at Kingston Bagpuise House for making our drinks evening so atmospheric and ... well, so Christmassy! The house is a wonderful venue for a drinks party, the entrance and room oozes history and a calm atmosphere and the Christmas Tree was...More

1  Thank Tripmin
Reviewed 19 December 2014

We enjoyed a superb Christmas drinks and canapés reception at Kingston Bagpuize House last week. The house was beautifully decorated, and the roaring log fire made it feel warm and cosy too. The food and drinks provided by Elegant Cuisine were excellent, and Ginnie and...More

1  Thank Casa_Alga
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