The best stately homes, culture and the arts in Banbury area
Top 5 cultural venues and events in the area
The museum is devoted to the history of Banbury. There are regular exhibitions and an extensive programme of family-friendly activities and facilities, including hands-on workshops suitable for all ages from toddlers to adults.
|Broughton Castle and Church
Three miles south-west of Banbury, the moated Broughton Castle, home of Lord and Lady Saye and Sele, is one of the most romantically situated castles in the country. It has featured in films such as Shakespeare in Love.
This National Trust property is situated seven miles north-west of Banbury, and contains a magnificent art collection compiled by Viscount Bearsted. The gardens include terraced herbaceous borders, a kitchen garden and a bog garden.
The ancestral home of the Washingtons in Britain offers ‘a gentle stroll through three centuries of English history’ and houses the largest UK collection of George Washington memorabilia.
|The Mill Arts Centre
The Mill Arts Centre offers a comprehensive range and variety of theatre, dance and music performances as well as arts, crafts, dance, theatre, music and multimedia classes.