Ashdown House

LAMBOURN | Berkshire downs

Ashdown House

Unusual Dutch-style house on the Berkshire Downs. This extraordinary building with a dolls’-house appearance nestles in a beautiful valley on the Berkshire Downs, surrounded by woodland.

It was built by an Earl, William Craven, as a house fit for the queen he loved, Queen Elizabeth of Bohemia in 1662.

Access to the house is by guided tour only at 2.15, 3.15 and 4.15, for up to 25 people at a time. House is tenanted and access is limited to hall, staircase (100 steps ) and roof.

The grounds can be visited when the house is open and the woodland open all year round, Sunday to Thursday.

Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia
by Gerard van Honthorst, 1650.

Heading 3

Admission: Adult: £3.00 Children: £1.50
National Trust members: Free (Valid Ticket Required)
Open on selected dates (see website)
Car park
National Trust Property
More information on www.nationaltrust.org.uk

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