Porsches coming to Broughton Castle on Sunday 12 May 2019

Over 135 Porsches are to participate in the annual Cotswold Rally which will take place on Sunday 12th May 2019. The popular member-only road-run, which is already fully booked, will make a welcome return to the Cotswolds next month.   The rally starts at the Porsche Club GB headquarters in Moreton-in-Marsh before weaving a scenic …Read more

Posted on: Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

BROUGHTON CASTLE SPORTIVE 2019

Following on from the outstanding success of previous events we are delighted to announce that this year’s Broughton Castle Sportive which will be held on Sunday July 7th, 2019  will once again will be based in the splendid grounds of Broughton Castle. This event is now well established in the Sportive calendar with 700 riders enjoying the experience last year. There …Read more

Posted on: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Broughton Fete: Saturday 10th June 2017 at Broughton Castle 2pm

Broughton Fete will be held on Saturday 10th June 2017 at Broughton Castle, between 2pm and 5pm. The Sealed Knot Society will be on-hand to give a Civil War demonstration. Other attractions include a fly-fishing demonstration, Teddy parachute competition, dog retrieving demonstrations and fancy dress for children (English Civil War theme). Broughton and North Newington …Read more

Posted on: Monday, April 24th, 2017

The Embroiderers’ Guild Exhibition – Broughton Castle 1 May 2016 – 3 July 2016

The Embroiderers’ Guild  Landscapes and Gardens 2016 Exhibition on every open day (see visiting page) at Broughton Castle 1 May 2016 – 3 July 2016  The Embroiderers’ Guild is delighted to be holding the largest exhibition across the country it has ever produced. Originally conceived to be part of the 300th anniversary of the birth …Read more

Posted on: Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Church fete at Broughton Castle 6 June 2015

The Church fete is on 6th June and will involve Morris dancing, classic cars, a band, BBQ, teas, teddy parachute jump, grand raffle and lots of traditional fete games. We also hope to have a dog retrieving demonstration, sheep shearing and much more! The fete will take place between 2pm and 5pm. All welcome!

Posted on: Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Antiques Roadshow 2015

BBC ONE’s ever popular Sunday evening programme ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will be filming for its 38th series in the grounds of Broughton Castle on Sunday 21st June. The doors open at 9.30 am and close at 4.30pm.  Entry to the show is free. Presenter Fiona Bruce says, “This will be my 8th year on the Antiques …Read more

Posted on: Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Broughton Castle Cycling Sportive 2015

The Broughton Castle Cycling Sportive will be held on Sunday 12 July 2015         http://www.broughtoncastlesportive.co.uk/ Now in its third year this event is based in the grounds of Broughton Castle, near Banbury. With the various sportive routes winding their way through the north Cotswold Hills this event offers a challenge for every …Read more

Posted on: Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Summertime 2009

Two properly English events at Broughton in the coming weeks. First the Church fete on Saturday June 13th starting at 2pm. It remains a great community “coming together”. Secondly, we host the AGM of the Coracle Society on Sunday June 21st 2009. There will be a paddle past of coracles in the afternoon – including …Read more

Posted on: Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

The Music Room

William Fiennes’ book The Music Room published yesterday. William grew up at Broughton Castle and this memoir is largely set at Broughton Castle. It will be on sale in the shop here on open days as well, of course, at any good bookshop, Amazon etc. Some of the great reviews: John Burnside in The Guardian …Read more

Posted on: Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Spring repairs 2009

Two renovation projects for the winter / spring. The first is complete – a new section of wall to protect the inside bank of the moat. The second is new roof tiles on the west end of the house. This is underway now and should be finished in May. The tiles are a pale Cotswold …Read more

Posted on: Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
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