Ditchley Park

One of the United Kingdom's finest houses, having a rich history as an idyllic retreat for royalty and power since the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

Enstone, Oxfordshire, OX7 4ER

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  • Free parking
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Ditchley Park is one of the United Kingdom’s finest houses, having a rich history as an idyllic retreat for royalty and power since the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

The Mansion is a Grade I-listed Palladian building, built in the 1720s to James Gibbs’ design. It is richly decorated with the work of William Kent, Henry Flitcroft and well known Swiss-Italian stuccatori and is set in 300 acres of parkland.

Ditchley Park is owned and managed by The Ditchley Foundation who work with people from across the world to help sustain peace, freedom and order. In this inspiring place, we enable spirited but respectful discussion across divisions of expertise, geography, generations and political opinion. No one leaves Ditchley without thinking new things.

Opening Times

Guests are welcome to come and have a tour of Ditchley Park, by appointment only. We offer frequent tour dates via the link below, guest can also make group bookings by calling 01608 677346 or

For current tour days please visit: Ditchley Events | Eventbrite


Guided tours are priced at £25.00 per person, this includes optional tea and biscuits. A discount is offered for group bookings of 6+ guests.

For more information please contract us on 01608 677346 or

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