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Greys Court

Greys Court
Rotherfield Greys


tel: 01491 628529
fax: 01491 628935

Area: Oxford
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Greys Court -- Oxford
Visitor Information

Email: greyscourt //at//
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Greys Court
Last Update*  24-01-2013

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 Opening Days and Hours

NOTE for 2015: Please check with garden owners or their website to confirm current dates open

Property open every day from 1ST March - 31st OCTOBER 2013
Garden, tearoom and shop 11-5pm House 1-5pm

Best Times of Year to Visit:
Stunning garden all year round, Wisteria a must see usually flowering in May

Parties / Coaches: Yes
pre booked only
Groups / Coaches need Appointment: Yes
Timed ticket

House Open for Viewing: Yes
Last admission approx. 30 minutes before closing.
View this house at

National Garden Scheme days: No
Best Times of Year to Visit:
To see:
 Admission Prices
Gift Aid Admission (Standard Admission prices in brackets)
Garden only: adult 7.70 (7.00), child 3.85 (3.50).
House and grounds: adult 9.90 (9.00), child 4.95 (4.00), family 24.75 (22.50).
 Onsite Facilities
Parking: Yes
Lavatories: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Shop: Yes
Plants for Sale: Yes
Lunches: Yes
Teas: Yes
Light Refreshment: Yes
Picnics: Yes
Dogs Allowed: Yes
On Lead only: Yes
Special Events: Yes
Other Facilities & Comments:
Dogs on lead in car park and on footpaths in estate.
Village Fete Day - 1st Sept
Disabled information plus mobility and walking aids
 Garden Features & Events
A picturesque house with tranquil walled gardens; Intriguing Tudor Manor with 14th-century fortifications; Ornamental gardens set within medieval walls; Old-fashioned roses, wisteria walk and maze; Fascinating associations with Jacobean court intrigue; A rare Tudor donkey wheel. English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
National Collection:
 Description of Garden
Designer: Humphry Waterfield
The 14th century ruins of a fortified house, which still sports a Great Tower, provide a peaceful background to a tranquil garden, or rather a set of gardens, of which perhaps the main feature is a spectacular arbour of ancient wisteria. Walled gardens are resplendent with old-fashioned roses and beds of paeonies. The ornamental vegetable garden and the White Garden complete a picture of tranquillity. The Archbishop's Maze will also be of interest.
 History of Garden
The property was bought by Sir Felix and Lady Brunner in 1937 and largely developed by them.
 Nearby Oxford Hotels, Facilities & Amenities

Hotels & Accommodation:
The Knoll, Shiplake
Inns & Pubs:
Horns, Crazies Hill
Bird in Hand, Knowl Hill
Five Horseshoes, Henley-on-Thames
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