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

Bird box building

Mon 30 May 2022
10:30-11:30
Join the Ranger team and learn how to build a bird box

Falconry at Barrington Court

Tue 31 May 2022
11:30-12:00
Marvel at majestic birds of prey as they swoop across the south lawn. Normal admission applies.

Barrington Campcraft for under 10s

Thu 02 Jun 2022
10:00-13:00
Discover the magic of starting a fire from scratch and cooking your own food in the wilderness.

Barrington Bushcraft for over 10s

Thu 02 Jun 2022
13:30-16:30
Discover the magic of starting a fire from scratch and cooking your own food in the wilderness.

Wessex Military Concert Band at Barrington Court

Fri 03 Jun 2022
12:00-12:45
Come and celebrate the Jubilee with some music on the South Lawn.
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Things to see and do

Tulips in the Lily Garden at Barrington Court

The Beauty of Barrington Court competition 

The International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition is coming to Barrington Court this autumn and you can take part in the competition as well, by submitting a photo 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, 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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History

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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