Montacute House

Important notice -

In line with government guidance, the outdoor spaces only at Montacute House are open for local visitors to access for walks. You will need to book your visit in advance. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking.​

A masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture and design, with towering walls of glass, glowing ham stone and surrounding garden.

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What's on 

Please book ahead before visiting 

The garden, parkland, takeaway café (limited offer) and toilets are open for local exercise. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. You’ll need to book your tickets online or by calling 0344 249 1895 by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Montacute House and Garden (22 Feb - 28 Feb)

Thu 25 Feb 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Montacute House and Garden.
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Things to see and do

View of the south & east fronts of Montacute House

Explore Montacute House 

A glittering Elizabethan Renaissance masterpiece, its walls of glittering glass set in glowing ham-stone make this a place of beauty and wonder. The house is closed. You may not be able to visit at the moment, but you can still explore the collection online and discover some of its stories.

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Eating and shopping

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

Feeling peckish?

Our café is serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. We’ve introduced new safety measures including closure of our seating areas, screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We are also only accepting card payment. We look forward to welcoming you and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone. 

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Join or give

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Art and collections

The east front of Montacute House

Curator's choice at Montacute House 

Learn more about National Trust Curator, Barbara Wood's, favourites at Montacute House.

Our collections

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