Bath and the Cotswolds Sights

Stanway House

  • Off B4077 Map It
  • Stanway
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Fodor's Review

This perfect Cotswold manor of glowing limestone, Stanway House dates from the Jacobean era. Its triple-gabled gatehouse is a Cotswold landmark, and towering windows dominate the house's Great Hall. They illuminate a 22-foot-long shuffleboard table from 1620 and an 18th-century bouncing exercise machine. The other well-worn rooms are adorned with family portraits, tattered tapestries, vintage armchairs, and, at times, Lord or Lady Neidpath themselves, the current owners. The partly restored baroque water garden has a modern fountain that shoots up 300 feet. The tallest in Britain, it shoots at 2:45 and 4. To get to Stanway, about 5 miles south of Broadway, take B4632 south from town, turning left at B4077.

Sight Information


Off B4077, Stanway, GL54 5PQ, England

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Sight Details:

  • House and fountain £7; fountain only, £4.50
  • Jun.–Aug., Tues. and Thurs. 2–5


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