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

Barrington Court

What's on

Upcoming events

Jolly Mid Winter Merriment

Sat 10 Dec 2016
See the house and gardens in a new light with music, dance, games and activities for all.

Festive afternoon tea

Sat 10 Dec 2016
During the weekends from 26 November a scrumptious festive afternoon tea in our splendid dining room is a lovely way to spend part of your day.

Father Christmas at Barrington Court

Sat 10 Dec 2016
Spend some exclusive time with Father Christmas in his snuggly study.

Paint a hand made wooden decoration

Sat 11 Feb 2017
A great family art activity during February half term holidays.

Go wild in the woods

Tue 14 Feb 2017
Wrap up warm and put your wellies on and get outdoors to stretch your legs during February half term. There's loads of room to run around and the ranger team will have some ingenious activities lined up for you to have a go at.

Paint your own Easter decoration

Sun 02 Apr 2017
Come and paint your own colourful wooden Easter decoration.
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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.