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.

More about this place

Barrington Court

What's on

Upcoming events

Hedgerow Christmas basket and willow wreath workshops with Jo Sadler

Fri 01 Dec 2017
10:30-12:45
Jo Sadler is a Somerset-based willow artist whose distinctive willow sculptures will be on display in the garden during December, and we are delighted to host a series of Jo's workshops here too.

Jolly midwinter merriment

Fri 01 Dec 2017
11:00-15:00
The court house and gardens will be sparkling and festive with music, dancing, games and activities for all. See the decorations on Fridays and enjoy the entertainment on Saturdays and Sundays throughout December.

Festive afternoon tea

Fri 01 Dec 2017
11:30-13:00
Why not try a festive afternoon tea at Barrington Court?

Father Christmas at Barrington Court

Sat 02 Dec 2017
11:00-11:15
Spend some exclusive time with Father Christmas in his snuggly study. Bookings taken FROM 30 October.

Willow reindeer workshop with Jo Sadler

Fri 08 Dec 2017
10:30-15:30
Jo Sadler is a Somerset based willow artist, whose distinctive willow sculptures will be on display in the garden during December, and we are delighted to host a series of Jo's workshops here too.

Christmas willow decorations workshop with Jo Sadler

Sat 09 Dec 2017
10:30-12:45
Jo Sadler is a Somerset based willow artist, whose distinctive willow sculptures will be on display in the garden during December, and we are delighted to host a series of Jo's workshops here too.
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Eating and shopping

Holland Chairs

Artisan workshops 

Five independent local artisan workshops are located in the old farm buildings along the avenue.

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Places to stay

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

Stay a while longer at Barrington Court 

The elegantly furnished 1 Strode House has everything you need for a very comfortable stay. Enjoy wonderful views across the gardens and surrounding countryside.

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Our work

Barrington Court early autumn

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?

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 

Join the team and support our cause by helping us to welcome our visitors and look after this very special place. Be one of our incredible volunteers.

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Groups

Barrington Court group

Visiting as a group 

Surrounded by the Somerset countryside yet 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 visit as a group. You can easily spend the whole day with us, or combine your day out with a visit to nearby Montacute House, Lytes Cary Manor or Tintinhull Garden.

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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