The East Wing encompasses most of what remains at Acton Court. Dating back to 1535, the East wing is breathtaking and was built in honour of Henry VIII and Ann Boleyn. Indulge in this incredible experience, where you will have the opportunity to see the fine beauty of 16th century royal state apartments. Can you believe that Acton Court is known as the most ''original' tudor building in England? The mystery which surrounds it is fascinating in so many ways. This Grade I listed UK treasure has so many surprises for you to discover. There were even some archaeological excavations, where there were some incredible finds, believed to be associated with King Henry's visit. Every single artefact can be found at the Bristol City Museum. The garden and grounds are absolutely stunning. With incredible Wildlife species, a beautiful Natural Meadow, splendid English roses and much more, you are in for a treat. The Organic kitchen garden on Tudor lines is fantastic. It has incredible medicinal herbs and produces high quality vegetables. Did you know that Acton Court is also an organic site and actually Soil Association Certified? *
History is a huge part of our life and here at Acton Court, time has literally stood still. Apart from the odd lorry passing by on the main road, you could truly be forgiven for thinking that you has stepped back in time to 1535 when one of our Britains most controversial monarchs, Henry VIII came to stay at Acton Court. I think it worth mentioning that Acton Court is a very frail property and it is advisable to ring ahead to assure your place in a tour. A very informative tour is on offer here and I thought it was incredible value for money given the time, care and attention their Blue Badge guides spend with you. 119 Acton Court also plays host to a small number of special events, from in house concertos to birds of prey demonstrations, you may even see the odd king or queen knocking around, so it may prove invaluable to hop onto their website to see what's happening and when.