Montacute House

Montacute House lit up at night

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.

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Things to see and do

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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 on Saturdays and Sundays, but please check at reception upon arrival.

Upcoming events

A Lantern of Light

Sat 10 Dec 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.

Levels' Best Craft & Farmers Markets

Sat 17 Dec 2016
All your local food and crafts at one quality market.

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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Children in Tudor costumes at 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