- Don't miss the portrait of James I by John de Critz, which was restored to Montacute in the 1990s
- Beautiful sunrise over the North Garden
- The lions of Montacute
- A view across the great estate from the long gallery
- A bed fit for a queen in the Crimson Bedroom
- A great place for a game of hide and seek
A masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture and design. With its towering walls of glass, glow of ham stone, and its surrounding gardens it is a place of beauty and wonder.
Things to see and do
Eating and shopping
Make yourself at home, and enjoy freshly prepared home cooked food, from seasonal lunches and freshly baked cakes to homemade soups and sandwiches.
Lantern of light weekends
We will be offering a variety of festive dishes which can be eaten inside the cafe or, why not takeaway and enjoy whilst exploring the gardens.
Places to stay
Holiday cottages in South Somerset
Delightful Grade II listed property sits in a picturesque location on the edge of the parkland at Montacute. It is built in the local ham stone in the early 19th century.
This apartment is within what was once a very grand stable block that stands alongside Barrington Court. It’s comfortable, with lovely interiors and views across the gardens.