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Why you should consider holding your conference at a rural manor house

Escot House terrace

There’s sometimes much too much hustle and bustle around the city – so there’s something undeniably charming about escaping to the tranquillity of a country manor house for a conference or seminar. Here you’ll find a unique blend of comfort, elegance, and peace that can make your event a truly memorable experience. Here are a […]

Advance notice of temporary footpath closure 25th February

Cyclist on gravel track

During the weekend of 24th and 25th February we’re welcoming Sportiva Events to Escot Estate for Trail Races and Gravel Races. The Trail Races on 24th February are for runners. All footpaths will be open as usual, but please be aware that you will come across runners from 11am to 1pm. The Gravel Races on […]

December Events in Escot Park

We host a wonderful array of outdoor events in the parkland at Escot Estate. This December we welcomed cyclists and runners for two very different events. Cyclocross On December 3rd, Exeter Wheelers and the South West Cyclocross League ran the South West Championships. There were almost 200 riders on the Estate with plenty of spectators, […]

Foodies Festival to return to Escot in June 2023

FOODIES FESTIVAL – the UK’s biggest touring celebrity food and music festival series – is returning to Escot from 16th to 18th June. Known as Gastro-Glastonbury, the three-day event features live cooking demonstrations from top chefs drawn from the ranks of TV’s MasterChef, Great British Bake Off and Great British Menu, plus top-rated Michelin-starred and […]

Everybody loves mud!

We’ve been taking a look at some of the photos in our events image library, and we suddenly realised how many pics we’ve got of people getting muddy. And enjoying it… There are always events taking place in the muddier seasons, early spring and in the autumn. For example, cyclo cross races where it’s definitely […]

What a Beautiful Day!

That’s a wrap! Another successful Beautiful Days Festival with lots of very happy people enjoying great music and good weather. Well done to the festival team for all your efforts, every year brings challenges! There was a huge range of music this year, from the main stage performers including The Specials, Flogging Molly and Maximo […]

Public Access to Escot during Beautiful Days Build and Break

Beautiful Days is taking place  from Thursday 19th to Sunday 21st August. As usual, there will be fireworks on Sunday evening just before 11pm. While the festival team is on site, there will be restrictions in place. Please note Beautiful Days is run by the festival team, not Escot Estate. The festival respectfully asks that […]

Escot Estate – perfect for events!

2022 is an incredibly busy year for events at Escot – and what a mixture we’re having! As well as weddings, conferences and team building days, the parkland is the perfect place for private, public and fundraising events. This last weekend saw the wonderful Rainbow Run come to the park – hundreds of energetic folk […]

Jolly Running 2021 at Escot

Have you ever taken part in a Jolly Running Event? Well here’s your chance! Jolly Running will be back at Escot on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of December with their Christmas races. The Extremely Jolly race on the Saturday is one of Jolly Running’s most popular events as the 7.5 mile course is full […]

Muddy Dog Challenge

Escot’s grounds have been used for many events over the years. The most well known perhaps is Beautiful Days Festival, but the grounds are also used for all sorts of smaller events. Cyclo-cross, cross country runs, Tough Mudder – and just recently, the Muddy Dog Challenge! The Muddy Dog Challenge is organised at venues around […]

Prestige Awards at Escot House – Meet one of the Winners

Just a few weeks ago Escot was the venue for the Prestige Awards South of England Winners event. The awards took place over two days, and winners had to book a slot (due to the Covid restrictions in place). Two of our day rooms were set up for winners to collect their awards, with a […]

Artisan Market Online 2

As promised, these are the artisans who exhibited at the first Escot Artisan Market in 2018. Follow the links to see and purchase their wonderful work. Chloe Morter Anna Fitzgerald Art Claire Hennesy Kate Brazier Stitchperation Lucy Pendrick – The Whispering Wild Emma Gatehouse Sally Atkins Rebecca Roberts

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