Lytes Cary Manor

Important notice -

House closed 20 & 22 May. On 21 May timed ticket entry to the House available at reception on the day. Spaces are limited and issued on a first come first served basis. Tea-room, garden and estate open as usual.

Intimate manor house with Arts and Crafts-style garden

Lytes Cary Manor

What's on

Upcoming events

Markets at Lytes Cary Manor

Sat 28 May 2022
10:00-15:00
Markets are being held at various times throughout the year with lots of unique and creative products available from local artists.

West Wing Open Days

Fri 16 Sep 2022
11:00-16:00
Take the opportunity to explore the West Wing of Lytes Cary Manor - normally used as a holiday cottage and not open to visitors. It will be open 10-12 May and 16-18 September 2022.
Lytes Cary Manor

Things to see and do

Atkins Ferrie Wealth Management logo

Atkins Ferrie Wealth Management kindly supports South Somerset 

Atkins Ferrie Wealth Management was founded in January 2011 with the aim of offering the highest ethical principles and the best service standards of any Independent Financial Adviser in the UK. They have a long-standing relationship with the National Trust in the south west and recently opened a new office in Sherborne. We’re very pleased that they will kindly be supporting the South Somerset portfolio, including Lytes Cary Manor.

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Eating and shopping

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

Feeling peckish?

Our tea-room is serving a range of hot and cold drinks and light snacks. There is outdoor seating and some indoor tables. Wearing a face covering is a personal choice, although they are recommended in crowded and enclosed places. Thank you for supporting us to make this a safe experience for everyone

selection of books

The book barn at Lytes Cary Manor 

Browse through the collection of second-hand books in the book barn and see if any titles catch your eye. Any donations you may for the books will go towards looking after 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.

Lytes Cary Manor

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