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

What's on

Upcoming events

Friday music in the court house

Fri 29 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.

Apple days

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:30-16:00
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.

Paint a spooky wooden shape

Sat 21 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Call in at the master woodcarver's workshop, where Jozef has cut a selection of spooky wooden shapes for you to paint.

Spooky shadow play puppet workshop

Mon 23 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Join our spooky shadow play puppet workshop - a fun and engaging activity for all ages and abilities.

Den building

Tue 24 Oct 2017
11:00-15:00
Get togged up in warm and comfy clothes and boots, then come along to our den building day. Our ranger team will show you how to build a crafty woodland hideaway! Suggested donation: £2 per child.

Frightening faces

Sun 29 Oct 2017
11:00-15:00
It's the time of year to dress up and be spooky! Complete your look with a fabulous bespoke design for your face.
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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