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Upton House

Banbury OX15 6HT, England
+44 1295 670266
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Too many visitors and poor presentation in part

We visited on a Sunday and rubbed shoulders with Porsche GB who had a large meet here. The... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
steve a
Coventry, United Kingdom
Interesting place

We went to Upton Hall with some friends. It is a National Trust establishment. We had an... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Joyce W
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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“world war” (43 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Banbury OX15 6HT, England
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

We visited on a Sunday and rubbed shoulders with Porsche GB who had a large meet here. The consequence was a swarm of people moving around the house making study of its artefacts virtually impossible . I know the Trust needs money to assist in...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Upton Hall with some friends. It is a National Trust establishment. We had an interesting introduction from one of the guides in the entrance hallway and were then left free to visit the rest of the house. The guides, as always in...More

Thank Joyce W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Upton is a lovely house and full of interesting history. The gardens are also wonderful and a pleasure to walk around, whilst looking at the beautiful flowers. There's also a little potting shed in the garden which you can take recipes on a sheet of...More

Thank emmalouiseh01
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We were in Banbury and had heard the gardens at Upton House were worth a visit so decided to have a look. What a disappointment. The mirror pool is undergoing renovation which was fine. The terraced borders were full of weeds and looked like they...More

Thank rw309-mark1
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The themes inside Upton House vary from year to year. The latest theme is that when you visit you are a potential buyer of the house but this does not work. The conducted tours are OK but when you visit without a tour they insist...More

3  Thank purpletravelat
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We are National Trust members and as Upton House is fairly close we often visit. It usually has some theme running. For the last year it has been the Second World War as this house was used as a bank. I took my father there...More

Thank Marilyn O
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My Wife and I had a lovely drinks and the Cakes in this wonderful Cafe! There are toilets very close to it and also you can have great walks around their Park. There is also a lovely paintings museum above this Cafe.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Upton House today and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We took the Art tour and the open House tour. Tony was the Art guide and very knowledgeable about the Art and the history and he made it fun and interesting. The house tour is...More

Thank Pavil
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Beautiful location with wonderful gardens that you do need to explore thoroughly otherwise you will miss much of the intrigue. Lovely, well proportioned house that is superbly flexible in how it can be used. The phrase ' made to measure' is used many times and...More

Thank pinkeastern
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Visited Upton House while staying locally. Too cold to walk the gardens so the house visit was our reason to be there. Tours are timed by ticket allocation then you are free to wander at your own pace. There are short films to watch regarding...More

Thank John D
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Simon K
23 October 2017|
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Response from Maggie P | Reviewed this property |
My idea would be to ring Upton and find out what they suggest. The staff are so helpful - they may be able to help you plan your visit so that you can use the restaurant. The food at Upton is excellent and caters for all. If... More
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.