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Visit Greys Court

Greys Court is a 16th century mansion with sections dating back to the 12th century. It is set in a park with lovely gardens. Greys Court is about 3 miles from Henley on Thames. It is in the county of Oxfordshire in the beautiful Chilterns Area of Outstanding Beauty.

Visit Greys Court

Greys Courtis a 16th century Tudor mansion with a tower dating back to the 12th century. The walled gardens are laid out in a series of rooms and there is also a large park.

Greys Court once belonged to Sir Francis Knollys, jailer of Mary Queen of Scots and treasurer of Elizabeth I. It is now a National Trust property.

A visit to the house reveals attractively furnished rooms and some excellent 18th century plasterwork.

The gardens include a white garden and an old fashioned vegetable garden - a beautiful mix of flowers and vegetables arranged in a formal layout.

There is also a donkey wheel which was in use until the early 20th century.

You can find more local travel ideas in the Chilterns guide, and the Oxfordshire guide.

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