Barrington Court

Important notice -

To avoid disappointment please book your visit in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission. The house is closed.

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 

We're looking forward to welcoming you back. The parkland, garden, takeaway cafe, shop and toilets have reopened. Please book your tickets by 3pm on the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. Where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary, however if you do not book we cannot guarantee admission. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday for the following week. The house, restaurant, farm buildings and book barn remain closed until further notice.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Barrington Court (19 Oct - 25 Oct)

Sun 25 Oct 2020
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Timed entry to Barrington Court (26 Oct - 1 Nov)

Mon 26 Oct 2020
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Things to see and do

Visiting with the whole family

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Eating and shopping

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Feeling peckish? 

Our kiosk has reopened (11am-4pm) and is serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. We’ve introduced new safety measures including closure of our seating areas, screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We are also only accepting card payment. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone. 

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Retail therapy 

Our shop has reopened (Wed-Sun, 11am-4pm). For the safety of staff and visitors we've introduced social distancing measures and changes to payment, which will be via card only. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Barrington Court for everyone, for ever.

second hand books ranged on shelving

The Book Barn 

Barrington Court's Book Barn has a great selection of quality second-hand books covering all topics and tastes. Open Wednesday - Sunday, 11am-3pm.

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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?

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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