Lytes Cary Manor

Important notice -

To avoid disappointment please book your visit to Lytes Cary Manor in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission. The house is closed.

Intimate manor house with Arts and Crafts-style garden

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Lytes Cary Manor

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

We're looking forward to welcoming you back. The garden, parkland, car park, takeaway kiosk and toilets have reopened. Please book your tickets before you visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. Where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary, however if you do not book we cannot guarantee admission. The manor house, chapel, shop, cafe and book barn remain closed.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Lytes Cary Manor (26 Oct - 1 Nov)

Thu 29 Oct 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Lytes Cary Manor.
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Things to see and do

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Eating and shopping

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

Feeling peckish?

Our kiosk has reopened (10am-4pm) and is serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. We’ve introduced new safety measures including closure of our seating areas, screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We are also only accepting card payment. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone. 

selection of books

Book Barn at Lytes Cary Manor 

Browse through the collection of second-hand books in the Book Barn, open daily 10am-5pm, and see if any titles catch your eye. Any donations made will go towards the upkeep of Lytes Cary Manor.

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Our work

shrill carder bee on flower

Bee boost at Lytes Cary Manor 

Volunteers, staff and farm tenants worked to improve flower-rich grasslands for the benefit of bees, and now Lytes Cary Manor has been designated as one of two exemplary sites in England for the endangered Shrill carder bee.

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Join or give

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Places to stay

The glorious south Somerset countryside

Holidays in South Somerset 

Extend your stay in south Somerset and rent a beautiful National Trust holiday cottage in the area.

Lytes Cary Manor

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Lytes Cary Manor on the National Trust Collections website