GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Ascott House

2 miles (2.5 km)

This National Trust owned estate is the countryside residence of the Rothschild family. The 16th century manor house is surrounded by over 200 acres of parkland and 30 acres of beautiful formal gardens.
The house itself has a superb collection of paintings, furniture and oriental porcelain.
Please note the House and Gardens are only open to members of the public between March and September.
Ascott House is located near the market town of Leighton Buzzard. It's not far from the Grand Union Canal - a good option if you'd like to continue your walk.

Postcode

LU7 0PR - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Ascott House OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Ascott House Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Rushmere Country Park is located near Leighton Buzzard. The expansive park includes a visitor centre, a sculpture trail and some fine cycling and walking trails to try.
Just to the south you can visit the historic village of Mentmore where you will find several interesting old buildings associated with the 19th century Mentmore Towers Estate.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Ascott House - geograph.org.uk - 580007

Ascott House

Ascott House Garden - geograph.org.uk - 3293230

Ascott House Garden

A view over the valley towards Ledburn, Bucks - geograph.org.uk - 1743840

A view over the valley towards Ledburn, Bucks. The photo is taken from the entrance road to Ascott House.

Ascott House gardens, Wing, Buckinghamshire - geograph.org.uk - 1479614

Fountain view, Wing, Buckinghamshire. A sort of daughter house to Waddesden for the Rothschilds. The house has a good collection of ceramics and objets d'art, but its main attraction are the gardens. The rust colour of the bushes is deceiving as the photo was taken in Spring.

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Ascott House.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Ascott House.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)