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This house is different from most houses open to the public (although it is only open a few days a... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Thatcham, United Kingdom
Fascinating Grade 1 listed house

This is a private home and is only open 30 days a year. Although a bit run down, we had a... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Liz B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Our visit to Milton Manor was one of the worst leisure experiences we have ever had. The staff were clueless and kept providing the wrong information about visiting the house. Bar an interesting Catholic chapel in Strawberry Hill Gothic, the house is falling to bits...More

5  Thank 3traveller88
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a private home and is only open 30 days a year. Although a bit run down, we had a fascinating guided tour of the house which originated in the 17th century. It has had a checked history and the previous owner spent a...More

1  Thank Liz B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

An amazing history to the house, the guide was very knowledgable. The house itself was amazing but the chapel alone would have been worth the visit for its history We stopped to look at the stables and,again,a very knowledgable person told us much about it....More

1  Thank jon b
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Having read a wonderful review in the April 2018 edition of "Homes & Antiques" we arrived at the Manor on 30 May in good time for the 2pm guided tour as advertised on their website. There was nowhere signposted for a car park so we...More

2  Thank derekofsolihull
Reviewed 25 August 2017

If you are used to National Trust properties then do not come to Milton Manor House with the same level of expectation of a slick, entertainment package with history and a slice of cake bundled in. What you will get instead is an opportunity to...More

1  Thank MedusaUK25
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is a family home that they open up every so often, They have a house trip on offer which is guided by a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable young man, There is a pony ride, grounds with a tree house a boat, sheep with lambs,...More

5  Thank Jetsetter d
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Having been to National Trust places, which now seem really sanitised, hovering up the atmosphere, Milton Manor House clearly offers the opposite. The family and house are full of charisma, charm and the house is what one would expect from a stately home which finds...More

3  Thank sawston213
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I've only visited during their readathon book festival where the grounds are full of children's characters to interact with. Very strange chasing the gruffalo through the woods. It's a great event and the location is basically someone's big house and garden and well worth a...More

3  Thank robertsZ4133KR
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This house is different from most houses open to the public (although it is only open a few days a year.) It is a private residence of the owner who you may bump into during a house tour. The main part of the building goes...More

3  Thank GlobetrottingViking
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We spend a pleasant afternoon at the Milton Manor House, The garden is very nice and even though the house rather untidy, it was a good experience. The only disappointment was a very limited selection of cakes available, but the rest was adequate. Staff very...More

1  Thank Bernie W
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Kate L
11 August 2016|
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The House and Gardens and are open on Sunday 27th March and Monday 28th March. Also on Sunday 1st May and Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May and then from Sunday 15th May to Tuesday 31st of May (inclusive) and Sunday 14th August to... More