Sezincote is a Mughal Indian palace set in the Cotswold Hills, created by the nabob Charles Cockerell in 1805.
The house is surmounted by a copper dome and minarets, and set in a picturesque water garden with seven pools, waterfalls, a grotto and a temple to Surya, the Hindu Sun God. A curving Orangery frames the Persian Garden of Paradise.
Samuel Pepys Cockerell, younger brother of the owner, was the architect, with the artist Thomas Daniell advising on classical Indian architecture. Repton consulted on landscaping the grounds.
House: 1 May to 30 September: Thursdays, Fridays and Bank Holiday Mondays, 2.30pm to 5.30pm.
Garden: January to November, Thursdays, Fridays, 2pm to 6pm (or dusk, if earlier).
Access is 1.5 miles out of Moreton in Marsh on the A44 towards Evesham, opposite the entrance to Batsford Arboretum.
Moreton in Marsh railway station is 2 miles away.
Car park on site
Historic Houses members visit for free.
House and garden: £10 (regretfully children not admitted)
Garden only: £5 (£1 for children)
- Accessible toilets
- Accessible parking
- Access statement available
- Guide dogs welcome
We are happy to accommodate groups (minimum of 25) out of normal opening hours, if it is possible to find a mutually convenient time and date.
There is a £10 group supplement for the garden only, and £30 for house and garden, to cover costs of opening.
Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 01386 700444.
A word from the owner
Sezincote is a family home, full of dogs, cats and children. We hope you enjoy visiting our special house, thought to be the only mogul building surviving in Western Europe.
There are few houses as romantic and theatrical as Sezincote to host your wedding in, an Indianised fantasy of cotswold stone and copper domes.
With only 6 weddings available yearly each one is unique and tailored to the couple.
The curved orangery filled with flowers and plants, with doors open on to the persian garden takes up to 240 guests, for civil ceremonies or religious blessings.
The gardens and temples are a beautiful setting for perfect photos of the day. The house is lit up to provide an incredible backdrop to the clear marquees for dinner and dancing.
Thank you for the most magical day in your home, it was more wonderful than we could have imagined. It was such a privilege and a real joy to work with you.
Receptions are held on the lawns in the Persian Garden then a marquee with clear sides and the house illuminated is a spectacular setting for a dinner and party with a cut off at 1230am.
Two palatial bridal suites are available to prepare in from 9am and the water gardens surrounding the house with their temple, pools and stepping stones under the Indian bridge provide a series of wonderful settings for wedding photographs.
We are very happy to accommodate religious ceremonies. Event packages are available and we will help make your day magical and memorable.
Choose the spectacular, glass curved Orangery with beautiful French windows which sits 240 people. Or the Dining Room with hand painted walls featuring views of India which sits 70 people.
Sezincote is available for corporate hire and events.