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Coleridge Cottage

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Address: 35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey TA5 1NQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1278 732662
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What a great property to visit!

I had wanted to visit this cottage for many years, but we had never been in the area at the right time. As it was we arrived at about 4pm on a Saturday, so had just an hour to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
kittyginger
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had wanted to visit this cottage for many years, but we had never been in the area at the right time. As it was we arrived at about 4pm on a Saturday, so had just an hour to look around before it closed. We toured the ground floor before going out into the garden and then back into a... More 

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Feltham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited here as the weather was a bit chilly and the cottage is indoors. It was filled with information about Coleridge with activities for children too. The man who welcomed us was in period costume and was very knowledgeable about his subject. He introduced the cottage well and was able to answer questions too. It was a very interesting place... More 

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Wickham Market
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Quaint small cottage. Car park in pub grounds opposite very welcome! Was Apple day when we visited, so we got to press our "harvest festival " apples (delicious). Several "characters" in the house eager to tell visitors about Coleridge. Some children's games in the garden, and small tea room(we didn't sample this). Stairs to upstairs steep. A chance to use... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Coleridge Cottage is a small 17th century cottage, the home of Samuel Coleridge for three years starting in 1797. Now, it's been transformed by the National Trust and is more impressive. Nothing in the house is from the time of his living there so the NT has rebuilt it in a style to replicate what it would have been like.... More 

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great little gem. Sweet and interesting, and the volunteers deserve medals. Full of all the facts that you would need. Also, not just for literary buffs, also good for history buffs and the clothing exhibition in the outside room was fabulous. The lady knew her stuff and made the experience that more enjoyable. Definitely going again....AT CHRISTMAS!!!

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Thank Dan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Although visited the area many times before never been here but glad we did visit this time, very interesting and very well done also on our visit very busy.

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I was so thrilled to actually be in this cottage where Coleridge composed his epic poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" which I have loved since we studied it at school. I bought some books which were on display. The staff are so enthusiastic and knowledgeable and obviously love their subject. The cottage is well laid out and retains... More 

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Thank JuneBug1939
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Well informed guides and a good hands on experience, thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Check opening times as not open every day

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

The whole family enjoyed our visit to Coleridge Cottage. We felt immediately welcomed by the friendly on site team who were keen to help us learn about Coleridge. They engaged with our children (9 and 6) straight away and gave them the children's trail as well as a short introduction to the poet. We were then given more information about... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Very interesting property once lived in by the poet Samuel Coleridge. It is small by comparison to other places but the staff have made huge efforts to make it welcoming and interesting with lots of information to read and listen to in the house and the gardens behind. It is not possible to get into the property in a wheelchair... More 

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