Barrington Court

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

Barrington Court

Things to see and do

Barrington Court

What's on

Upcoming events

Paint a hand cut springtime wooden decoration

Mon 29 May 2017
11:00-16:00
Make up your own design and paint a hand cut wooden decoration, there will be a selection of shapes for you to choose from.

Wildlife Days

Tue 30 May 2017
11:00-16:00
Join us for our wildlife days - lots of outdoor fun for all the family.

Falconry displays

Fri 02 Jun 2017
13:00-16:00
See the skill and spectacle of working birds of prey in our beautiful surroundings.

Jazz on the Lawn

Sat 17 Jun 2017
14:00-16:30
Our popular jazz on the lawn event is great relaxed fun for everyone. Come along on either Saturday or Sunday, bring a picnic and something to sit on and enjoy some foot stomping jazz tunes.

Historical garden tours

Sat 24 Jun 2017
12:30-13:30
Discover the history of our beautiful gardens, from the visions of Forbes, Lyle, and Jekyll, to the present day.

Have-a-go archery

Mon 24 Jul 2017
11:00-16:00
Have-a-go archery
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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.

Barrington Court

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

Lucy Worsley on the set of Six Wives

Behind the scenes: Six Wives with Lucy Worsley 

Explore behind the scenes as Barrington Court is transformed into the Tudor court for a new documentary with Dr Lucy Worsley.

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 at Barrington Court 

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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Groups

Barrington Court group

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.