Wedding venue showrounds – what you need to know when you visit

We’re delighted to announce that Escot House is once again open for wedding showrounds. Lucy will be pleased to take you round our lovely wedding venue and have an informal chat about your plans and what Escot can offer you. Covid-19 measures As a result of these unusual times and the measures that all venues […]

August at Escot – rather different this year!

Every August, the Estate is usually a hive of activity as it’s the get in for Beautiful Days – which should have taken place from 21st to 23rd of this month. It would have been the 18th BD Festival held at Escot. We’d be seeing contractors, trucks, stages, lighting, signage pouring in through the gates. […]

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 […]