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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.

Volunteer recruitment evening

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Thursday 17 July, 6.30 - 8pm

Interested in becoming a room guide in the manor, a catering assistant or a meet & greeter at reception? Come and join us for an information evening and find out more about volunteering opportunities with us.

Monthly craft fairs

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

  • 2 August
  • 6 September
  • 4 October
  • 1 November

Outdoor theatre

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Friday 1 August, 6.30pm

London Contemporary Theatre presents a new adaption of Robert Louis Stevenson’s exciting adventure tale 'Treasure Island' this summer.

Find out more and how to book tickets

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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