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

Montacute House

Things to see and do

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What's on 

Volunteer guide Michael and his dog Wolfie at 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.

Upcoming events

Levels' Best Craft & Farmers' Markets

Sat 24 Jun 2017
All your local food and crafts at one quality market.

'Copying Holbein'

Sat 24 Jun 2017
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.

Historical dance sessions

Sat 24 Jun 2017
Do you know your Peascods from your Sellengers?

Outside theatre - A Midsummers Night's Dream

Fri 14 Jul 2017
Catch the Pantaloons as they present their hilarious and innovative open-air version of Shakespeare's timeless comedy.

Have a go Tudor Archery

Wed 26 Jul 2017
Come along and meet our very own Tudor Archers.
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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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Children in Tudor dress up walking along the Long Gallery Montacute House

Learn and discover 

Montacute House offers a fantastic opportunity to develop an understanding of the lives of Tudors, both rich and poor.

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Get involved