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 summer wooden decoration

Thu 17 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
Select a hand cut wooden shape then paint and decorate it as you wish.

Play with Clay

Mon 21 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
Get creative this summer holiday and play with clay, with expert guidance from our resident potters.

Have-a-go archery

Mon 21 Aug 2017
11:00-16:00
Have-a-go archery

Bubble walkabout in the garden

Tue 22 Aug 2017
13:00-16:00
A modern take on a very traditional pastime, be mesmerized as giant bubbles are created and then set free across the south lawn, it will be quite a spectacle, and great fun for all the family!

Simple willow workshop

Wed 30 Aug 2017
12:00-16:00
A chance to have a go at making a simple willow shape, our drop in sessions are great fun for everyone. £2.00 suggested donation per person.

Friday music in the court house

Fri 08 Sep 2017
14:00-16:00
Hear a selection of informal live music from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, along with Somerset folk songs and 1920s ragtime from the Lyle era.
Barrington Court

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

The pretty exterior of 1 Strode House, Barrington Court, Yeovil, Somerset

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.

Barrington Court

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.

Barrington Court

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.