Asthall Manor has been the home of on form since 2002. The striking gateposts finials at its entrance, created by sculptor Anthony Turner were the inspiration for on form.
Asthall Manor is also famous for its garden, designed and largely planted by Isabel & Julian Bannerman in 1997-98. Although the month-long biennial opening for on form is the main opportunity to visit the garden, there are other openings, for the National Gardens Scheme and other events. Asthall Manor, its ballroom and its grounds are often used for workshops and courses. We love volunteers and are registered with WWOOF.
Between 1919 and 1926, Asthall was home to the infamous Mitford sisters, who lived here with their parents, Lord and Lady Redesdale, and their brother, Tom.
More information about Asthall Manor’s activities and history can be found on its own website, here.