Barrington Court

Discover the echoes of history in the heart of Somerset, in breathtaking gardens and working orchards

Barrington Court

Things to see and do

Christmas at Barrington

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What's on

Upcoming events

Paint a wooden pumpkin decoration

Sun 23 Oct 2016
A family fun activity - paint your own wooden pumpkin decoration.

Apple Days

Sun 23 Oct 2016
Our celebration of all things 'apple' here at Barrington Court. This is lively and fun weekend for everyone, with much of the activity centered around our orchards and pressing barn.

Hallowe'en creepy creatures and scary faces trail

Sun 23 Oct 2016
Pick up a Hallowe'en trail and find the creepy creatures and scary faces as you go through the garden.

Creepy creatures shadow play

Mon 24 Oct 2016
Join in with our shadow puppet workshop, this is a fun and engaging activity for all ages and abilities.

Den building

Tue 25 Oct 2016
Come down to the woods today and build a den to play in, enjoy the autumn weather, heap up piles of leaves and run around.

Spooks parade

Sun 30 Oct 2016
This is your chance to show off your spooky side, we invite you to dress up and celebrate Halloween. Then parade through the gardens and house looking out for other spooks, as you enjoy your visit.
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Eating and shopping

Barrington Pottery

Artisan workshops 

The five independent local artisan workshops are located in the old farm buildings on the avenue.

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Places to stay

Barrington Court Strode House

Stay a while longer at Barrington Court 

No 1 Strode House is elegantly furnished and has everything you need for a very comfortable stay, there are also wonderful views across the garden and surrounding countryside.

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Our work

Sustainable energy

Biomass Boiler Project 

Our energy work is an important part of being a responsible conservation organisation and Barrington Court has now installed more efficient biomass boilers that use sustainably sourced wood pellets.

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Get involved

Greeting a family at house entrance

Volunteer with us 

Be part of the team and support our cause, help us to look after this special place and welcome our visitors. Be one of our incredible volunteers.

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Group visit

Visiting as a group 

Situated in the Somerset countryside close to the main road networks of the London to Exeter A303 and the Ilminster to Taunton A358, Barrington Court is a great place to bring a group. You can easily spend the whole day with us or combine a visit with nearby Montacute House, Lytes Cary Manor or Tintinhull Garden.