Harlington is a medium-sized, village centre manor house, with 14th-century hall house origins.
There are 16th, 19th and 20th-century additions including an Elizabethan Great Chamber, fine 17th-century panelled Great and Little Parlours and a panelled state bedroom in which Charles II is reputed to have slept. There is also an interesting extension dating to 1937 by Sir Albert Richardson PRA.
The house was used for the interrogation (by Sir Francis Wingate, the then owner) and brief imprisonment of John Bunyan in 1660.
It houses an interesting collection of art, antiques and ephemera, including works by Landseer, Peter de Wint, James Northcote RA, John Afflick, Emma Vidal and Wolf von Lenkiewicz.
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On Westoning Road, in the centre of the village of Harlington, 1 mile from J12 of the M1. The house is 300 yards from Harlington Mainline station, 45 minutes from St Pancras International. Intermittent buses to Milton Keynes
- Offers bike storage
Car park on site
Britannia Cabs 01525 600600
£7.50 for house tour
£12.50 for house tour plus tea and cake
Advice notice required except on notice days.
Please contact in order to book a group visit.
House dates from late C14th or C15th century with major C17th alterations. In 1660, John Bunyan was interrogated by Sir Francis Wingate and briefly imprisoned here. Shortly afterwards, Charles II stayed at the house. Many interesting architectural features, including a fine late Restoration dining room. Tour includes all rooms and the garden.
Four bedrooms, three of which are ensuite, with spectacular period interiors. Breakfast is taken at a long table in Great Parlour, complete with 1815 Flight Barr porcelain. Coffee machines can be found in each room. Harlington Manor was voted one of the top three B&Bs in the UK by The Times.
Come to Harlington Manor and receive use of the Great and Little Parlours, in conjunction with the B&B facilities, as conference and breakaway facilities.