to Rousham House in Oxfordshire
Wednesday 7th June 2023
satnav: OX25 4QU
Photo report on a previous visit to Rousham by V8 members
Detailed directions to Rousham House Rousham is roughly 12
miles North of Oxford and about a fifteen minute drive from junction
9 of the M40.
Detailed directions & Map
Rousham House is a particularly attractive, privately
owned house which has been in the same family for over 500 years.
It has exceptional gardens running down to the River Cherwell
which were landscaped by William Kent in the late 17th Century.
It is likely to be a popular visit with wives, partners and
friends of V8 members with a relaxed drive reaching Rousham
by mid morning, then an opportunity for a guided tour of Rousham
House and a visit to the gardens where you can enjoy your picnic
lunch. The house is only open to special tour groups
by prior arrangement so in the morning a guided tour of Rousham
House has been arranged for V8 members.
Rousham House has no catering facilities so you will need to
bring morning coffee and refreshments together with a picnic
lunch. Clearly having a picnic in the gardens will depend on
fair weather so be prepared for alternative arrangements if
the weather is inclement. There are toilets adjacent to the
times are from 10.00am to 4.30pm. No dogs or children
under the age of 15 years are admitted.
The gardens at
Rousham House in Oxfordshire are a wonderful sight.
More details of Rousham House and gardens are available at www.rousham.org
Timing for the day
Please arrive from 10.00am in time to assemble at
the main entrance to the house for the special guided tour
of Rousham House which will begin at 11.00am prompt.
are welcome to join your visit to Rousham and the guided tour.
Booking a place on the guided tour is necessary for both V8
members and friends.
House Tours take about 40 minutes and can take up to 50 people
on a tour by splitting the group in half and using two guides.
The guides will guide their groups in opposing directions around
the House without meeting until at the end of tour when the
groups will converge in the Hall.
Following the guided tour of the house most members will wish
to visit the the magnificent gardens either before or after
their picnic lunch. There is very limited shelter if
there is inclement weather.
are the arrangements for the visit to Rousham and a guided tour
of Rousham House?
Booking a guided tour of Rousham House
Guided tours of the house are only available for prearranged
parties so we have arranged a tour for a V8 Tour Group. To secure
a place on our guided tour of the house prior booking to
join our Guided Tour Group is necessary. V8 members who
would like to join the guided tour will need to make a booking
with the Event Organiser using the online booking form below.
Any friends who would like to join your visit to Rousham and
the guided tour of the house are welcome, but you will need
to include their names in your online booking. The cost of the
guided tour is £20 per person
which includes access to the gardens and grounds at Rousham.