Lytes Cary Manor

House, garden and estate

Lytes Cary Manor

What's on

Upcoming events

Have a Go Croquet

Tue 30 Jul 2019
Have a go at the noble yet ruthless family game of croquet.

West Wing open days

Tue 13 Aug 2019
Take a peek around the West Wing throughout our open days.

Celebrating Conservation

Tue 20 Aug 2019
Find out more about the conservation work happening on the estate at Lytes Cary.
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Eating and shopping

Visitor selecting a slice of cake


The little tea-room serves filled rolls, soup, scones, cakes and hot and cold drinks. Sit in the old school room of the house or enjoy the sun outside in the courtyard.

Wimpole meadowgrass scarf

Barn shop

The pretty, little shop in the barn is just bursting with lovely things to buy. Tasty treats, jams, chutneys, locally made apple juice and ciders, gorgeous gifts and cards. The only problem is deciding what to choose.

Second-hand books

Second-hand book barn

You can browse through our collection of second-hand books and see if any titles catch your eye. Any donations made will go towards the upkeep of Lytes Cary Manor.

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Visitors outside the front gate of Lytes Cary Manor

Visiting as a group 

Whether you would like to spend a whole day here or simply need somewhere to stretch the legs during a tour around the South West, Lytes Cary Manor is a real hidden gem.

Lytes Cary Manor

Places to stay

The exterior of Lytes Cary, Charlton Mackrell, Somerton, Somerset

Places to stay in South Somerset 

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

Lytes Cary Manor

Our work

View through the Apostle Garden at Lytes Cary

Garden conservation 

The National Trust is committed to looking after the Grade II listed garden at Lytes Cary Manor. Find out more.

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Get involved

Lytes Cary volunteer

Volunteer with us  

As a small property we are incredibly grateful for the help and commitment of our loyal volunteers. We are currently looking for some new friendly faces to join our sociable team at Lytes Cary.

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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