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

'Elizabeth of Bohemia: the Winter Queen'

Tue 25 Sep 2018
New for the Long Gallery 2018 open season

Levels' Best Craft & Farmers' Markets

Sat 29 Sep 2018
All your local food and crafts at one quality market.

Falconry displays

Sat 29 Sep 2018
Meet Albion falconry and their wonderful birds of prey. The falconers, dressed in period costume, will give two shows per day but be on site from 11am till 4pm for questions and general chat.

Historical Dancing

Sun 30 Sep 2018
Watch and join in if you wish with a costumed display of Elizabethan dancing.

Tree Climbing with The Great Big Tree Climbing Co.

Mon 22 Oct 2018
22nd and 23rd Oct - Experience Montacute House from a bird's eye view. An unforgettable experience for anyone between the ages of 6 to 106!!The National Trust is working with The Great Big Tree Climbing Co. to put on this event. each 1 hour...

'Misrule and Merrinment' at Montacute House

Sat 22 Dec 2018
Witness the Misrule and Merriment at Montacute House this Christmas Season.
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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

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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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

Hamstone worthies on the facade of 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