06 Sep Stanway Fountain & Water Garden
Stanway Fountain & Water Garden
Stanway Fountain & Water Garden is 20 acres of planted landscape in early C18 formal setting. It is open as part of NGS on 23 September from 2-5pm. The restored canal, upper pond and 300ft high fountain have re-created one of the most interesting Baroque water gardens in Britain. Striking C16 manor with gatehouse, tithe barn and church. It has Britain’s highest fountain at 300ft, which runs at 2.45 and 4.00pm for 30 mins each time.
Stanway Fountain & Water Garden is in the grounds of Stanway House, ‘a perfect and pretty Cotswold manor house as anyone is likely to see’, according to Fodor’s Great Britain Guide. Stanway House is a charming, lived-in, golden-stoned jewel surrounded by beautiful parkland and villages and distinguished by one of the finest water gardens in England with it’s 300ft fountain – the tallest gravity fountain in the world. Stanway is a honey-coloured Cotswold village with a Jacobean great-house which has changed hands just once since AD 715.
Homemade teas available in Stanway Tearoom.