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Days Out - Houses & Gardens

Entries are listed by distance from Olney (closest first). The drop-down list is alphabetical.

 

Castle Ashby Gardens

The closest Stately home to Olney, Castle Ashby is famed for its gardens with their fine avenues of trees and immaculate lawns. These beautiful Capility Brown designed gardens offer you peace and quiet.

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Woburn Abbey

Magnificent Woburn Abbey, featured in the BBC television series, showcases antiques, fine furnishings and works of art by Gainsborough, Van Dyck and Canaletto.

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Boughton House

"The English Versailles", this is said to be one of the great houses of Europe. There are superb collections of painings, furniture, tapestries, needlework, carpets, procelain, arms and silver.

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Holdenby House

A house with many royal stories connected to it over a 400 year history.

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Moggerhanger House

Moggerhanger House & Park is a Georgian Grade I listed building in 33 acres of parkland.

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Althorp House

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Claydon House

This Georgian country house has 18th-century interiors in a lovely setting. It is a National Trust property series of magnificent and unique rococo staterooms with important carvings. Has a museum of Florence Nightingale and Crimean War (Nightingale was a visitor at Claydon).

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Wrest Park

One of the greatest but least known gardens in England. Wrest Park's formal gardens are set amongst 92 acres and were inspired by Versailles. On the National Cycle Network.

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Coton Manor Gardens

Stunning gardens in a peaceful ten acre site on a hillside extending down from the 17th century stone manor house. Rose, water and herb gardens and a wildflower meadow at its best in June and July.

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Stowe Landscape Garden

Stowe is one of Europe's most influential landscape gardens, with delightful planting and wonderful structures.

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Waddesdon Manor

The Victorian Garden is one of the finest in Britain.

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Knebworth House

Explore the House, gardens, dinosaur trail and playground - a Stately home with lots for children.

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