Red Squirrel Fundraising Dinner

Red Squirrel Dinner Escot

October 18th at Escot House Red Squirrel South West – charity no. 1138484 You are invited to support the Red Squirrel South West Project and regional biodiversity. Red Squirrel South West is a small charity with big ambitions! What’s included: Chef for the evening is Tim Maddams, a private chef, cookery teacher and presenter based […]

Digital Decoded

digit decoded

Escot House is one of the venues for a new series of free seminars offered by Archant, to help business owners understand the importance of having a digital strategy. The Escot event is on September 26th, with three sessions, at 08.30, 11.30 and 14.30. Follow this link to sign up: Digital Decoded Here’s what you […]

Tuscan inspiration for your wedding

Tuscan wedding style Escot house

Escot House presents a superb location opportunity for filming and photography and we’ve been pleased to provide location services over the years. In 2018 we were thrilled to work with the Prop Factory on a very unusual, Victorian-style shoot. And earlier this year we welcomed photographer Kathryn Anne to the house for a very different […]

Beautiful Days 2019

Beautiful Days 2019

It’s nearly time for Escot Park to rock to the sound of Beautiful Days 2019! Escot has hosted the festival every August since 2003. The annual festival was founded by the Levellers and is very much a family music festival. The site includes six stages, site art, a huge children’s area, comedy, theatre, family camping, […]

Beautiful Days Information for Public Access during Build and Break

Beautiful days

24hr onsite Event Office telephone number 01392 699596 (12 to 19 August) – if there are any issues of concern please do not hesitate to call direct. Or the Estate Office is 819155. Please note, there will be fireworks on Sunday evening just before 11pm. The festival respectfully asks that for your own, and their […]

Getting married in a heatwave?

Getting Married during a heatwave Escot

We’ve talked before about what you can do to keep you and your guests warm and toasty if you’re getting married in winter, but what if your wedding falls during a heatwave, as we’re experiencing at the moment? Being too hot is almost as bad as being too cold. If you know in advance that […]

Review of UK marriage laws

Review UK Wedding laws Escot

Current marriage laws were made way back, with some stretching back to 1836. As a result, their relevance to couples marrying today is limited. The Law Commission has recently announced a two-year project to review these laws in England and Wales, to bring them up to date. So, what are they going to look at? […]

Runners! Date for your Diary

Jolly runners

Well it’s only June and here we are talking about Christmas. But this is for those of you who prefer to forward plan as far as your running events go. For the second year running, The Jolly Runnings Christmas Cracker, sponsored by Red Rock Brewery, is taking place at Escot. It’s on Saturday 21st December […]

Experience Adrenalin Off-Road

Experience Adrenalin Off-Road

All Terrain Services is the most experienced nationwide provider of off-road training and events in the country. With over 25 years’ experience and 12 regional centres nationwide, we are pleased to have been operating our South West regional centre at Escot for many years. We are specialist providers of 4-wheel drive and off-road training for […]

Drive a tank at Escot

Drive a tank at Escot

We are delighted to have ‘Tank Land’ at Escot. Tank Land is the inspiration of Rob Freemantle, who is linked to the company that builds them. Where did tanks originate? On 15 September 1916, the fortunes of the West during World War 1 on the Battle of Flers-Courcelette battlefield, (part of the Battle of the […]

A right proper knees-up

Escot family celebrations

When you’re celebrating something special the ideal thing is to throw a big party for your friends and family. But then the question is, where to hold your party? How big is your house? Will it offer enough space for all the guests you want to invite – or will your party turn into a […]

Quickie weddings

Quickie weddings

Planning a wedding can sometimes become a major production for everyone concerned; the bride and groom, the family and even the guests. Have you received a ‘save the date’ notification for 2021? Or maybe even 2022! While there is absolutely no reason not to give yourself time to organise your wedding exactly the way you […]