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Upton House

Banbury OX15 6HT, England
+44 1295 670266
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What a brilliant exhibition about the house and its role in WW2

The NT have organised an amazing exhibition bringing this house and its family's alive through its... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Alan P
Lovely day out at a 1940s wedding!

We visited on this special day and really enjoyed the house and the event. The combination of the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
christine a
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Banbury OX15 6HT, England
+44 1295 670266
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The NT have organised an amazing exhibition bringing this house and its family's alive through its role in WW2 when the bank was moved from London to Upton to both protect its staff but more to ensure its financial security to underwritre so much of...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We visited on this special day and really enjoyed the house and the event. The combination of the wartime displays and information in the house itself and of the outdoor event worked very well. The rooms were mainly displayed in the way the house would...More

Thank christine a
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Spent a lovely morning here with my toddler looking for the Gruffalo in the forest trail and exploring the veg/ fruit gardens. Very good/ friendly cafe for lunch too. Will be back to explore the house!

1  Thank dawnc22
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Never had to pay to enter a national trust garden (I've visited 3 or 4 previously) so that was a surprise. The gardens themselves are beautiful and the tour of the house is good. The tea room/resteraunt is ridiculously overpriced. Bring a picnic and enjoy...More

Thank RTKC92
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We spent the weekend at Epwell and visited Upton House on Saturday afternoon to view the 1940s exhibition. This was well presented and interesting. The gardens were lovely but we did feel that dogs on leads could have been allowed. The National Trust is not...More

Thank Dogperson05
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

At Upton house and gardens today. A well kept house and gardens. The house has been transformed into how it was in the period of the Second World War. Very well laid out with informative room guides. Well worth a visit

1  Thank Ollie2010
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This fascinating house tells the story of being used as a bank during the second world war keeping the staff safe from the bombing.

Thank scotworldtraveller
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We chanced on a brilliant WW 2 exhibition at the house which was used extensively in the last war by Samuel's the Merchant Bankers. Such hard work has gone in to explain the role of the house during this period and the history of the...More

Thank BeenthereMedway
Reviewed 5 October 2016

One of those places to visit & revisit in all seasons. It looked especially attractive today and despite essential maintenance in various parts, there are always many interesting and beautiful vistas and sections left. Despite its perch on a steep hill, it is wonderful how...More

1  Thank AndyHoldcroft
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were very impressed with this NationalTrust House.We had tea and cake on arrival whilst waiting for our tour slot.We had two slots one for the Art Gallery and one for the house both were excellent and informative.We would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank acrampton1954
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louise S
Are you open 24th September or 25th September 215? If so what times
26 August 2015|
Response from Jennifer B |
Upton is only open on the Friday, the 25th. The house opens at 1pm by timed entry (you can pre-book tickets online) but the gardens, restaurant and shop open at 11am.