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A hidden gem

It has a very pretty walled garden, and lovely landscaped gardens in a lovely setting. The sign... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Karen G
Brackley, United Kingdom
Just Absolutely Beautiful

It was an easy 45 minute bus ride from Oxford - just ask for Rousham Park Farm and then flag down... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Susan B
Victoria, Canada
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Rousham, Upper Heyford OX25 4QU, England
+44 1869 347110
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

It has a very pretty walled garden, and lovely landscaped gardens in a lovely setting. The sign said no dogs and no pushchairs, although we saw both as we walked around.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 8 June 2018

It was an easy 45 minute bus ride from Oxford - just ask for Rousham Park Farm and then flag down the bus on the way back. It is a short walk up to the house and gardens. Because we had arranged for a private...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The grounds of Rousham House are an example of early English landscape garden and are quite thrilling if you are interested in the history of garden design. Created in part by William Kent, there remain many follies, temples, pools and statues that date to the...More

Thank vonifide
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Walking through these gardens is like walking through a series of 17th century landscape paintings. Buttercup fields, woodland walks, lawns and statuary create a series of vistas, all set in peaceful Cotswold countryside. There are plenty of seats around, but the best part is that...More

Thank fifytyplus
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Spent a very pleasant few hours at 17th-18th century Rousham Gardens. Many of the original features including ponds, cascades and follies still exist. Lovely views of the River Cherwell .The very attractive walled gardens are located behind the house, with a large dove cot within...More

1  Thank stradz2202
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We visited on a very rainy Saturday and were the only people there - which we quite liked. Rousham is hard core - no kids, no dogs, no pushchairs, no tearoom, purchase your ticket (£6 Per person, great value) from a machine and find your...More

3  Thank JMAK1964
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The gardens have a wonderfully elegant but relaxed feel (early William Kent which seems to have been changed very little) in a beautiful setting by the river. Charmingly informal and understated (you just turn up, place some money in a machine for a ticket and...More

1  Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Take a picnic and sit by the river in the sunshine before exploring the woodland and kitchen gardens. Doesn't get crowded and makes a nice afternoon's walking. Very interesting history. £6 per person to enter.

Thank Bee_ALondon
Reviewed 1 October 2017

These gardens are exceptional and make a wonderful day out. There is an honesty system in place for payment around the gardens and free parking. There are a variety of gardens from woodland walks with hidden gems and statues or quiet places to sit by...More

2  Thank HappyFamilies_12
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Had the pleasure of visiting the lovely village of Rousham on a sunny august day, Only wondered around the gardens, which are very well kept and very colourful. The house is also very stunning. Well worth a visit, look at the church as well.

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Response from Christina B | Reviewed this property |
It would be better in summer