Covid-19 Update

Like all venues Escot has been unable to host weddings, conferences and other events since lockdown began. We’re keeping up to date with the latest guidelines, as Covid-19 restrictions are changing fairly quickly. Cinemas and museums now look set to reopen from July 4th and today the PM is likely to rule on the reduction […]

Wild flowers at Escot

For couples celebrating their wedding at Escot in normal times, Spring at Escot Park provides a fantastic backdrop for photography, in particular the wonderful swathes of yellow buttercups in front of the house. But encouraging wild flowers is an art in itself. Here’s why. Escot Park has been permanent pasture for many years and is […]

Spring in the Escot garden

Spring is the season that most of us really look forward to. Even in a mild winter everyone eventually just has had enough of grey days and dull gardens – we want to see blue skies, green trees and colour in the countryside. This Spring of course, it is all very different. With the country […]

Coronavirus and Escot House

Escot Estate

As the Coronavirus situation continues to develop, we want to reassure you of the actions we are taking at Escot House. We are following the advice of Public Health England and the World Health Organisation and introducing a variety of measures to minimise the impact to anyone visiting the house. Cleaning levels in the common […]

Peaky Blinders at Escot

Peaky Blinders Escot

If you’re a fan of Peaky Blinders you’ll love this themed immersive experience at Escot House on April 25th. The event is being organised by The Vintage Trading Post and is sure to be an unforgettable experience! Here’s the intel: “We will throw you into the gritty gangster world of the Peaky Blinders. Put on […]

Escot 2019 Review

2019 review Christmas

As we head into 2020, we thought it would be nice to have a little look back at some of the highlights of the year. We welcomed a huge variety of corporate, community and private events to the house including awards ceremonies, anniversary parties, memorial services and of course, weddings. Amongst the weddings were some […]

Artisan Fair 2019

Artisan Fair 2019 Escot

Christmas shoppers looking for unique and unusual gifts will find inspiration at the Escot House Artisan Fair on Saturday, November 23. This is just the second year for the event, which debuted last year and was declared a resounding success by shoppers and traders alike. The event is organised by Helen Bottrill of The Creative […]

Red Squirrel South West Auction Lots

Red squirrel Escot

Presenting the auction lots for the Red Squirrel South West 2019 fundraiser! If you are interested in placing a bid, please email Charlotte Gannon at with your chosen lot(s) and your maximum amount before 5pm on Friday 18th October. Olivia Kennaway Red Squirrel photo A framed print (approximately 39x31cm) of the ‘The smell of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]