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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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

'Copying Holbein'

Thu 23 Mar 2017
11:00-15:30
This exhibition explores a selection of works after Hans Holbein the Younger and assesses Holbein's legacy in Britain, incorporating the results of National Portrait Gallery's 'Making Art in Britain' project.

Levels' Best Craft & Farmers' Markets

Sat 25 Mar 2017
10:00-14:00
All your local food and crafts at one quality market.

Wild Goose Chase

Mon 03 Apr 2017
11:00-16:00
The wild geese are loose across Montacute garden and parkland - come and help hunt them down.

Cadbury Egg Hunt

Fri 14 Apr 2017
11:00-15:30
Everyone loves chocolate bunnies, so come and capture yours at Montacute House.

Outside theatre - A Midsummers Night's Dream

Fri 14 Jul 2017
19:30-22:30
Catch the Pantaloons as they present their hilarious and innovative open-air version of Shakespeare's timeless comedy.

Have a go Tudor Archery

Wed 26 Jul 2017
11:00-16:00
Come along and meet our very own Tudor Archers.
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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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Learning

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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