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Home > Days Out> National Trust > Ascott
Address : Wing, near Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire, LU7 0PR, 
Telephone : 01296 688242
E-mail : Send an e-mail
Website : Ascott's Website
Group : National Trust

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Children welcome at Ascott
Jacobean house with superb collections and gardens

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This half-timbered Jacobean farmhouse, transformed by the de Rothschilds towards the end of the 19th century, now houses an exceptional collection of paintings, fine furniture and superb oriental porcelain. The extensive gardens are an attractive mix of formal and natural, with specimen trees and shrubs and some unusual features. Please note that we do not accept card payments.


  • Free parking, 220 yards
  • Coach parking
  • Toilet facilities
  • Access

  • Mobility car park and drop-off point
  • Mobility toilet in car park
  • Wheelchair available in building
  • Large print and Braille guides
  • Grounds - partly accessible, slopes, some steps, terraces. Accessible route
  • Induction loop

  • map key

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