Where's the house?
The house at Fyne Court burnt down in a dramatic fire in 1894. A few of the buildings remain but the majority of the house was lost. Visit the cobbled courtyard area to see where the house would have stood.
Fyne Court's most famous resident
Find out about Fyne Court's most famous resident, Andrew Crosse
, by visiting the courtyard information room.
Discover how he became known as the 'Thunder and Lightening Man' and why he is linked to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
Have a go at orienteering
You can discover the woodland and gardens at Fyne Court on an orienteering adventure, supported by the Quantock Orienteers.
Watch the seasons change
Fyne Court is a great place to discover in the summer months, the wild garden comes alive with the sounds buzzing bees and singing birds. It is also ablaze with bright colours from the wild flowers and butterflies.
Discover an impressive wealth of natural colour to lose yourself in during a woodland walk. Listen out for birdsong amongst take a moment of peace at the skyglade.
Bring along your net and enjoy some pond dipping at our freshly renovated pond. Look out for newts, frogs and a whole host of pond life.
Anyone for tea?
Treat yourself after a woodland walk to an refreshing ice cream or perhaps a cream tea. Or if you fancy something warming how about a jacket potato? We also have a selection of yummy home baked cakes and gluten free treats, served between 10.30am and 4.00pm.
The village and beyond
Fyne Court is situated in Broomfield, the highest village on the Quantock Hills.
We have a great series of natural play areas throughout the garden to be explored and added to, as well as self-led spotter trails for yout to enjoy at your own pace.
Fyne Court sits in the Quantock Hills which are virtually unknown to those who don't live locally. Fantastic for walking, here are a few suggested routes
to get you started.
- Great and Marrow Hill walk
- Staple Plain walk
- Woodland Hill walk
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50 things to do before you're 11¾
Looking for some fresh air fun? There are plenty of dens to be built, mud to walk barefoot in and snails to race. Lots of fun things to do and tick off at Fyne Court on your 50 things to do before you're 11¾ adventure.
There is plenty of opportunity for wild play at Fyne Court. Follow the 'pink' trail when you get here and you'll find extra surprises along your route. Climb the fallen tree, discover the musical instrument and have a go at pond dipping.