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Oxfordshire Ghost Hunts

Sulgrave Manor Ghost Hunts 

Banbury Oxfordshire Ghost Hunts 

Sulgrave Manor is a perfect location for a ghost hunt, This site has a long history before the Manor this was a former priory. This location is stunning and elegant by the daylight hours, however as the night falls this Manor has a rather daunting and eerie feel to it, so much so it will send shivers down your spine. The light tip toe sound of footsteps have been heard coming from within the main hall, an area which was once the main greeting area for all Visitors. This Stunning Tudor building has many secrets to tell, during the dissolution of the monasteries this was then handed over to the crown . In 1539 this manor was purchased from King VIII by Lawrence Washington, Lawrence Washington is the fifth times great grandfather of the first president of the United States. The Washington family then live in this Manor for the next 120 years ! 

This location is a real must for anyone wanting to experience an intense ghost hunt, Sudden drastic temperature changes are a common occurrence here, along with the uneasy feeling of being watched. Are you ready to start your ghost hunt at Sulgrave Manor ?  Join us as we investigate the cellars , Attics , Main Hall , Bedrooms after dark !

History Of Sulgrave Manor 

A beautiful Tudor and Georgian house set in a stunning country garden, Sulgrave is a remote secluded village 

The manor started its long history as a priory. During the dissolution of the monasteries, it was surrenders to the Crown. Lawrence Washington, who was a former Mayor of Northamptonshire purchase the property from King Henry VIII in 1539. Lawrence was the 5th times Great Grandfather of the first President of the USA, George Washington.

1539 Lawernce was  Eager to demonstrate his burgeoning wealth, his house provides a personal statement of rank and nobility. Sulgrave Manor, though relatively modest in size, is one of the largest houses in the village; it has brick chimneys – à la mode at the time it was built – and above the south-facing entrance porch sits numerous symbols of prosperity. A triangular symbol representing sheep and wool (from which Lawrence made his wealth) are mingled with the family coat of arms, indicating his nobility, together with the Queen’s (Elizabeth I) coat of arms. “Not everyone could display such a regal symbol, indeed permission had to be granted,” explains Cymon Snow, General Manager of Sulgrave Manor today, “and a couple of theories abound, most notably that the then Princess may have stayed at Sulgrave. Rumour suggests that she was helped to escape having been imprisoned at nearby Woodstock Palace in 1554 (destroyed later during the English Civil War) and was hidden in an attic space at Sulgrave Manor”.

Indeed it is the Washington’s staunch support for the royalists that ultimately led to their undoing in England. Sulgrave Manor remained in the Washington family for three generations. But, as royalists with notable connections, they found themselves supporting the wrong side during the English Civil War and Lawrence’s great grandson, the Reverend Lawrence Washington, born at Sulgrave Manor in 1602, became destitute with no prospects for either himself or his young family. Sulgrave Manor was sold to an uncle by marriage and John Washington, eldest son of the Reverend Lawrence, became a merchant seaman and set sail for America to trade with the Virginian colony.

This Event Includes 

Exclusive access to the many rooms and the outside grounds after dark 

A brief tour of the building and grounds 

Working in Small Groups, Using array of different equipment and techniques

Spiritual Medium during the investigation

Complimentary Tea, Coffee,

Complimentary light snacks

Please remember to bring your torch as these are required at all our events. Please remember to wear suitable footwear as this location has a lot of stairs and very uneven floors.

This Location is not suitable for people with walking and mobility issues.

OVER 18's ONLY 


Please Note:

Before booking this event please read the following as per our terms and conditions that are agreed at the point of sale.

All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable regardless of any circumstances.

When you make a booking with us it is entirely your responsibility to ensure that you are able to make the event date that you have booked, as Paranormal eye cannot offer a refund or transfer your places onto another event date if you or any of your party are unable to attend.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL TICKETS ARE NON REFUNDABLE OR TRANSFERABLE, THIS EVENT IS OVER 18'S ONLY. ANYBODY UNDER IN THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ATTEND.

Oxfordshire Ghost Nights

SULGRAVE MANOR GHOST HUNT 

Saturday 12th March 2022

8pm till 1.00am 

Only £45.00 Per Person 

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Oxfordshire Ghost Nights

SULGRAVE MANOR GHOST HUNT  

Friday 28th October 2022 

8pm till 1.00am 

Only £45.00 Per Person 

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