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Intimate manor house with Arts and Crafts-style garden

Lytes Cary Manor is an intimate medieval manor house with a beautiful Arts and Crafts garden where you can imagine living.

Originally the family home of Henry Lyte, where he translated the unique Niewe Herbal book on herbal remedies, Lytes Cary was then lovingly restored in the 20th century by Sir Walter Jenner.

The garden rooms contain a magical collection of topiary and herbaceous borders, while tranquil walks on the estate take you along the River Cary.

To complete your visit, take a stroll among our community allotments and discover their creative and colourful designs.

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Come to Lytes Cary this summer and complete some of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾. Pick up a scrapbook at reception and get started.

What are the 50 things?

Monthly craft fairs

What about this for a present?

For the first time this year, we're hosting craft fairs. Including handmade gifts, from pottery, jams and photographs to embroidery and more.

  • 6 September
  • 4 October
  • 1 November

West Wing open weekend

Feel like the Lord and Lady of the manor

13 & 14 September, 11am to 4pm

A rare opportunity to visit the West Wing holiday let with its seven bedrooms and views across the cutting garden and Somerset landscape.

Why not?

Catch me if you can

  • Browse through the shop and the plant sale
  • Wander around the allotments
  • Discover the estate walks
  • Have a piece of cake in the tea-room
  • Look out for the kingfisher

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