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A pleasant day out.

As with all National trust properties we have visited, it doesn't disappoint. Not as grand as... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gomms13
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
A great day out

We had a great day out with friends at this impressive house and estate. This property is well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rocko1947
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Nailsworth, United Kingdom
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Built at the end of the 16th century, this is considered one of the most beautiful Elizabethan houses in England, which was a symbol of Sir Edward Phelips' wealth and high social standing.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Montacute House Middle St, Montacute TA15 6XP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As with all National trust properties we have visited, it doesn't disappoint. Not as grand as some, but still a very interesting building with nice gardens and parkland where you can take a stroll, relax and admire the surrounding countryside. There is a nice café...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great day out with friends at this impressive house and estate. This property is well cared for by the National Trust. We had an excellent guide outside the house (no additional charge), and she really brought the history of the place alive....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not really a stately home but nice (very) old house with pleasant gardens and good café! Second hand books could do with some additional sorting and some care and attention but they are very short of volunteers at the moment apparently so if you can...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Long Gallery is extraordinary. Interior mainly focuses on portraits, not a great deal of furniture of note.bGrounds and gardens are last very. An enjoyable hour or so.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the "Yeovil Four" (ie, Montacute, Tintinhull, Barrington & Lytes Cary) Montacute probably has the least interesting gardens for the dedicated plantsman. The rose beds in the North Garden can be spectacular in season (would be better if they dead-headed them promptly) and the...More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Montacute with a group of friends from my local National Trust group. The staff were warm and welcoming and we wandered around the interesting garden with its wobbly wobbly hedge before going inside. The rooms were well laid out and the stewards were...More

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here today and thoroughly enjoyed my morning, the gardens were lovely. Although lovely not enough to do for a full day visit.

Thank watts100
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to stop and break up a journey, we enjoyed a light lunch, home made with good ingredients followed by a nice stroll around the grounds and then back in the car.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Montacute House is a beautiful NT property in the heart of Somerset. It’s not the biggest of places but there is enough to occupy a family for 3-4 hours, the extensive and interesting gardens and massive parkland area along with the house and long gallery...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started our visit by joining the 11am outside tour,which was excellant.A very informative,enlightening hour giving us an understanding of the building of the house. We then viewed the Long Gallery which we remember from a previous visit years ago.

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Sian F
20 July 2018|
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Response from Lyn P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and free parking. All parking is free providing you are a member. Some places one has to scan your national trust card, then you get a ticket to put in the car. Other places just accept the National Trust car... More
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26 June 2018|
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Response from Neil S | Reviewed this property |
01935823289 Try ringing them
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Response from Janet H | Reviewed this property |
Morning. The entrance to the cafe and courtyard area appeared to be only accessible after going through the main entrance. I cannot recall an entrance direct to the cafe from the car park. Sorry I cannot help durther.
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