Barrington Court

An atmospheric fragment of old Somerset: the estate is the vision of Colonel Lyle and his architect James Edwin Forbes. It has farm buildings, abundant flowers and orchards.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Let’s play at Barrington Court

Tue 16 Aug 2022
From tennis to hobby horse races and all sorts in between. Run, have fun, and play for all ages 1 - 100.

International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition at Barrington Court

Sat 03 Sep 2022
The fifteenth exhibition of the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition is coming to Barrington Court this autumn.
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Things to see and do

Barrington Court summer

International Garden Photographer of the Year at Barrington Court 2022 

The International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition is coming to Barrington Court this autumn. The exhibition will include the winning images taken by visitors in the ‘Beauty of Barrington Court’ category.

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Eating and shopping

shortbread coffee

Eating at Barrington Court 

Join us in the café at in Strode House for a light lunch, sandwich, cakes and bakes or even just for a cup of tea, served by our friendly team.

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Our work

Barrington Court archive photo of the house

Caring for Barrington Court 

It takes a lot of work to care for Barrington Court. Our staff and volunteers work year-round to conserve and preserve this special place for the future.

Details of three portraits

Addressing our histories of colonialism and historic slavery 

Barrington Court, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, deals with contentious political histories. Learn more about what we are doing to be inclusive in our work and acknowledge the impact and legacies of colonialism.

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Join or give

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Places to stay

The glorious south Somerset countryside

Holidays in South Somerset 

Extend your stay in the area and rent a beautiful National Trust holiday cottage.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Barrington Court on the National Trust Collections website