Learn more about the history of the people that created the parkland and Croome Court you can see today.
An eighteenth century trend-setter with a vision that transformed Croome.
Barbara St John second wife to the 6th Earl of Coventry
The great beauty of Croome who tragically died at only 28.
An Earl at the age of 4
Croome was 'Capability' Brown's first commission. Not only did he redesign the whole landscape but also remodelled Croome Court and became firm friends with the Earl of Coventry.
'Bob the Roman' the renowned Neo-classical architect, interior and furniture designer created his first complete roome design at Croome Court.
James Wyatt was commissioned by the 6th Earl of Coventry to build Broadway Tower, a folly on the edge of the Cotswold scarp, in 1794 (completed 1798).
Read about Croome's eclectic history from it's time as home to the 6th Earl, school for boys, Hare Krishna centre, RAF Defford airbase and more.
Read about the essential repairs to the court, some of the unusual things we have found, the adjoining Red Wing and the conservation work we do.