Montacute House

Important notice -

Due to the extreme high temperatures forecast the Long Gallery will remain closed until Monday 15th August. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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 

Upcoming events

Come out and play! On our Cedar Lawn

Fri 12 Aug 2022
10:00-16:30
Run, have fun and play for all ages!

Help create 'Wood Art'

Fri 12 Aug 2022
10:30-16:30
Its amazing what you can create with wood!

Have a go - Longbow Archery

Tue 16 Aug 2022
11:00-16:00
Test your archery skills whilst shooting real longbows or shorter longbows for little people .

Come and play under the old stable coach house.

Sat 22 Oct 2022
10:00-16:30
Soft archery and much more.
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Things to see and do

Visitors playing on the tree swing at Montacute House

Playful days at Montacute House 

If you’re looking for fun things to do this spring, why not head over to Montacute House where there's plenty to keep everyone happy?

All year round

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Eating and shopping

Sausage rolls

Feeling peckish?

Our café is serving a range of light brunch and lunch options, hot and cold drinks, snacks and cakes. Wearing a face covering is a personal choice, although they are recommended in crowded and enclosed places. Indoor seating is available, but is limited. We look forward to welcoming you and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone. 

Second-hand books

Pre-loved books 

For all book worms out there, you can discover a collection of pre-loved books inside an historic stable block. Open daily from 10am to 5pm.

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Join or give

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Places to stay

The glorious south Somerset countryside

Holidays in South Somerset 

Extend your stay in South Somerset and rent a beautiful National Trust holiday cottage in the area.

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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