Montacute House

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.

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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

Hunt for the Were Rabbit at Montacute House

Mon 24 Jun 2019
10:00-16:30
Help Gromit find Wallace before the full moon rises again!

Tottington Hall comes to Montacute House (24-30 June tickets)

Mon 24 Jun 2019
11:00-11:25
Montacute House was the inspiration for Tottington Hall - the setting for Wallace and Gromit's adventures in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.

'Elizabeth of Bohemia: the Winter Queen'

Mon 24 Jun 2019
11:00-16:00
The National Portrait Gallery's special exhibition will be 'Elizabeth of Bohemia : the Winter Queen' and will feature contemporary portraits of this fascinating woman and those connected to her.

The Tempest TICKETS AVAILABLE ON GATE

Tue 25 Jun 2019
19:00-22:00
Join the Handlebards for a not to be missed outside theatre production

Level's Best farmer's market

Sat 29 Jun 2019
10:00-14:00
Great local produce and crafts at this award wining market . Market runs from 10am - 2pm (please don't try to access before 10am)

Tottington Hall comes to Montacute House (1-7 July tickets)

Mon 01 Jul 2019
11:00-11:25
Montacute House was the inspiration for Tottington Hall - the setting for Wallace and Gromit's adventures in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
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Eating and shopping

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Places to stay

South Lodge holiday cottage on the Montacute estate

Holidays in South Somerset 

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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Learning

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

Costumed Guides walking down the Long Gallery at Montacute House

Join the team 

Join our friendly volunteering team and help us care for this special place.

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Groups

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Montacute House on the National Trust Collections website