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After the Duke of Wellington’s victory against Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, the Duke chose Stratfield Saye as his country estate.

The house contains many of the 1st Duke’s possessions and is still occupied by his descendants, being a family home rather than a museum.

You can visit the grave of the 1st Duke's warhorse; Copenhagen and the 1st Duke's funeral carriage.

Access to the house is by guided tour only, pre-booking not possible, arrive early to avoid disappointment.



18 - 22 April 2019 and 1 - 26 August 2019: 11:30am to 5pm with tours from noon.

Weekends and Bank Holidays: 10.30am with tours from 11am.

Last admission 3.30pm.

Find Us
Find us

Half way between Reading and Basingstoke, just off the A33.



Car park on site

  • Free
Parking is available and is free for Historic Houses members when visiting the property for free.


Historic Houses members visit for free. 

Adult: weekday £11.50, weekend/PH £13.50 

Over 60/student: weekday £10.50, weekend/PH £12.50

Child: weekday £4, weekend/PH £5 

Garden ticket: weekday £4, weekend/PH £5

  • Accessible toilets
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible parking
Group Visits
Group Visits

Advance bookings only.
Subject to availability, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and some Thursdays.
Please telephone 01256 882694.


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