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Eating and shopping at Barrington Court

A children's watering can and garden tools on a table with a pot of rosemary
Find family-friendly outdoor toys and games in our shop | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

After a visit to the garden or a walk in the parkland, stop to refresh with a snack or buy a memento of your visit. Find out where to eat and shop at Barrington Court to help you make the most of your time here. Look out for the second-hand bookshop for a pre-loved bargain, or the artisanal studios for that unique handmade gift.

Eating at Barrington Court

Beagles café

Enjoy light lunches and snacks at our newly refurbished dog friendly cafe. With seating indoors and outdoors its a perfect rest point on your visit to Barrington Court. We also offer grab and go teas and coffees to take on your walk. Specials are available daily and our staple dishes include jacket potatoes, toasted sandwiches, soups and a fabulous array of cakes.

Allergen information

Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.

If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.

Always check when you visit

Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.

Thank you

Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.

Three types of cake on display in the Stables Cafe at Knightshayes, Devon
Why not treat yourself to a delicious cake? | © Tony Cobley

Shopping at Barrington Court

The National Trust shop

Visit the National Trust shop to find a memento of your visit. There’s a tempting range of handmade goods, gardening-inspired gifts and cosy homewares. By taking home a little treat, you’ll be supporting Barrington Court.

Look out for the School of Gardening book, which features the Barrington Court garden. Inside, you'll find hints and tips that you can use in your own garden.

The Book Barn

The Book Barn is brimming with pre-loved bargains. Found in the old milking parlour near reception, this second-hand bookshop has a great selection of books covering all topics and tastes.

With everything from bestsellers and children’s fiction to books about art, history, travel and cookery, there’s something for everyone on the shelves.

Book Barn is currently well stocked, so we are not accepting donations at this time. Please do not leave books outside the shop areas.

Thank you

It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.

Second-hand bookshop at Stowe, Buckinghamshire
Pick up a good read at the second-hand bookshop | © National Trust Images/Emily Roe

Traditional craft studios

There’s lots to discover in the artisanal craft studios at Barrington Court, from chairs and wood carvings to pottery and jewellery. They’re the perfect places to find a handmade gift, but you're welcome to just pop in and browse the experts' handiwork.

The four independent artisanal studios are keeping traditional crafts alive. So, take a moment to browse the inspiring selection of handcrafted goods.

Opening times

Opening times may differ to Barrington Court, so check with the studios before visiting.

Andrew Clarke Designs
Andrew creates, repairs and remodels fine jewellery using gold, silver and platinum.More about Andrew Clarke Designs
Barrington Pottery 
Head to Barrington Pottery to find simple and practical hand-thrown pottery for everyday use.More about Barrington Pottery 
Holland Chairs
Holland Chairs is run by a traditional cabinet maker, who creates the finest bespoke Windsor and country chairs.More about Holland Chairs 
Jozef Mesar, Master Woodcarver
Jozef Mesar is a skilled and experienced woodcarver, who welcomes commissions and restoration work.More about Jozef Mesar
A family looking in the pond in the Lily Garden at Barrington Court

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