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3. Ashdown House

Top 10 ten places to visit in South East England - Berkshire

Ashdown House

Ashdown House is a beautiful 17th-century building perched on the Berkshire Downs which has famous associations with the sister of King Charles I, Elizabeth of Bohemia, known as 'The Winter Queen.'
 
The magnificent staircase is lined with important paintings contemporary to the the house and there are spectacular rooftop views over the gardens and Berkshire Downs.

The grounds include an Iron Age hill fort where King Alfred is thought to have battled the Danes, and walkers will enjoy exploring the pathways that criss cross nearby Ashdown Woods.

Ashdown House Address:
Ashdown House
Lambourn
Newbury
Berkshire
RG17 8RE
England, UK

Ashdown House Opening Times:
House/garden 
4th April – 31st October, 2.00pm – 5.00pm, Wednesday and Saturday
Woodland 
All year, dawn to dusk, Monday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday         
Admission by guided tour to house at 2.15pm, 3.15pm & 4.15pm
Numbers limited
Last admission 30 minutes before closing

Ashdown House Admission:
Adult £2.80
Child £1.40 
Woodland, Free

T  +44 (0)1494 755569 (Infoline)
   +44 (0)1793 762209

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