Barrington Court

Important notice -

The garden, parkland, shop and takeaway kiosk at Barrington Court are open. The house is closed. On weekdays you don’t need to pre-book your visit. At busier times, like weekends and school holidays, booking is recommended to guarantee entry.

An atmospheric fragment of old Somerset: an empty Tudor manor house, beautifully restored in the 1920s, with farm buildings, abundant flowers and orchards.

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What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

The garden, parkland, shop, book barn, takeaway kiosk (limited offer) and toilets are open. The house is closed. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends, school holidays and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking isn't always necessary.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Barrington Court (21 June - 27 June)

Tue 22 Jun 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Barrington Court.
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Things to see and do

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Family fun at Barrington Court 

The bright, long summer days have arrived and there's plenty for families to enjoy at Barrington Court; find out about it all here.

All year round

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Atkins Ferrie Wealth Management kindly supports South Somerset 

Atkins Ferrie Wealth Management was founded in January 2011 with the aim of offering the highest ethical principles and the best service standards of any Independent Financial Adviser in the UK. They have a long-standing relationship with the National Trust in the south west and recently opened a new office in Sherborne. We’re very pleased that they will kindly be supporting the South Somerset portfolio, including Barrington Court, in 2021. You might see them under a gazebo on a sunny day saying hello.

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Eating and shopping

A visitor's hand holding a National Trust takeaway coffee cup

Feeling peckish?

Our kiosk is open and is serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. There is outdoor picnic seating and a few indoor tables. Card is the preferred payment method. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone. 

second hand books ranged on shelving

The book barn

Barrington Court's book barn is open. It has a great selection of quality second-hand books covering all topics and tastes. It'll be open every day (expect Tuesdays) from 11am to 4pm. Book donations are by appointment only - please email or call 01460 241289.

Old farm buildings now house artisan workshops

Artisan workshops 

Discover traditional craftsmanship at the independent studios located along the avenue.

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Our work

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Caring for Barrington Court 

It takes a lot of work to care for Barrington, but what is the purpose of conservation at this special place, which doesn’t have a traditional furniture collection?

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