Montacute House

A masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture and design. With its towering walls of glass, glow of ham stone, and its surrounding gardens it is a place of beauty and wonder.

Montacute House

Things to see and do

Montacute House

What's on 

Volunteer guide Michael and his dog Wolfie on a tour Montacute House

Take a tour 

Discover why the front is the back and the back is the front, and why Montacute is made up of two houses on an Elizabethan Welcome Tour. Tours are daily, please check at reception for timings.

Upcoming events

'Copying Holbein'

Sun 23 Oct 2016
This exhibition explores a selection of works after Hans Holbein the Younger and assesses Holbein's legacy in Britain, incorporating the results of National Portrait Gallery's 'Making Art in Britain' project.

Autumn trails

Sun 23 Oct 2016
Pick up an autumn trail and set forth with your family to explore the gardens and estate. £1-00 per trail and collect a small reward on completion.

Levels' Best Craft & Farmers Markets

Sat 29 Oct 2016
All your local food and crafts at one quality market.

A Lantern of Light

Sat 26 Nov 2016
Brighten your winter by seeing Montacute House and Garden in a whole new light. The garden will be illuminated in atmospheric colours and the house will be glowing - lit like a lantern from within.

Cadbury Easter egg hunt

Fri 14 Apr 2017
Everyone loves chocolate bunnies, so come and capture yours at Montacute House.
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Eating and shopping

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Places to stay

South Lodge Holiday Cottage on the Montacute Estate, Somerset

Stay with us 

Whether your planning a family holiday or romantic break, relax and unwind in one of the beautiful National Trust holiday cottages in South Somerset.

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