Montacute House

Important notice -

Due to the snow and Montacute House will be closed today Sunday 18 March.

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

'Elizabeth of Bohemia: the Winter Queen'

Sun 18 Mar 2018
New for the Long Gallery 2018 open season

Levels' Best Craft & Farmers' Markets

Sat 24 Mar 2018
All your local food and crafts at one quality market.

Easter escapades

Mon 26 Mar 2018
Take the challenge of St Michael's hill by climbing to the top for one of the best views of Somerset.

Outside Theatre - The Importance of Being Earnest

Fri 22 Jun 2018
Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is, Ernest doesn't exist. Or does he...? This energetic and musical production from the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons' infuses Wilde's witty...

Have a go Tudor Archery

Wed 25 Jul 2018
Come along and meet our very own Tudor Archers.

Outside Theatre - As You Like It

Thu 26 Jul 2018
"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players..." Welcome to the Forest of Arden, a world of clowns, lovers, runaways and rebels. The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons present their innovative and hilarious open-air version of...
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Eating and shopping

Eating & 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

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Our work

Stained Glass Window at Montacute House

Our Work 

Find out more about our conservation work.

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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