Barrington Court

Important notice -

The Court house will be closed from 9 to 19 September. Barrington Court will be closed in its entirety on 16 and 17 September. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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

Upcoming events

Mindful moments in the garden

Thu 19 Sep 2019
11:00-12:00
Learn more about the practice of mindfulness in an informal session held in Barrington's peaceful garden.

Barrington Stories

Thu 26 Sep 2019
14:00-16:00
An autumn Thursday afternoon visit to the court house, will offer the chance to hear some original seven minute stories, about amazing people who's lives have been intricately involved with the history of Barrington.

Day of Morris dancing with Enigma Morris

Sat 28 Sep 2019
11:00-16:00
Enigma Morris are a mixed Border Morris team based in South Petherton, and this year they’re celebrating their fifth birthday with a dance of dance at Barrington Court.

'I am the seed' poetry trail

Tue 01 Oct 2019
10:30-16:30
Take in the changing autumn landscape, and enjoy the beautifully illustrated outdoor poetry trail, from the book by Fiona Waters and Frann Preston - Gannon, that will lead you through the grounds of Barrington Court.

Apple Weekend

Sat 26 Oct 2019
10:30-17:00
Our celebration of all things apple here at Barrington Court! This fun and lively weekend is for everyone, with much of the activity centered around our orchards and pressing barn.

Half term willow workshop

Sat 26 Oct 2019
12:00-16:00
Join our volunteer Carol for a special autumn willow-weaving workshop - fun for all the family!
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Eating and shopping

Barrington Pottery

Artisan workshops 

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

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Places to stay

Barrington Strode House

Stay a while longer at Barrington Court 

There are two sumptuous apartments at Barrington, with everything you need for a very comfortable stay. Enjoy wonderful views across the gardens and surrounding countryside.

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Our work

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Get involved

Greeting a family at house entrance

Volunteer with us at Barrington Court 

There are lots of ways to get involved as a volunteer at Barrington Court. Why not get in touch with our friendly team to find out what opportunities might suit you.

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Groups

Visitors taking pictures

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