Eating and shopping at Barrington Court
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
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.
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.
Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.
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.
All donations of good quality books gratefully received. No appointment is necessary to bring books in. If you have large amounts of books to donate then check in with the team at Reception and they can direct you on where to go.
It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.
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 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
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Looking for the perfect gift or perhaps you're in need of some retail therapy? You can browse our full range via our online shop.
Pick up a book from a second-hand bookshop to keep or share. Every purchase will raise funds for conservation projects at the places in our care.
Find out more about what family activities are available at Barrington Court in Somerset, and plan your visit
Barrington Court is a two pawprint rated place. Find out where to walk your dog through the country estate and parkland at Barrington Court Walk and where the dog bins are located.
Find the perfect places to eat and refuel after your adventures in Somerset. There are plenty of tea-rooms and cafés serving a wide variety of food and drinks for the whole family to enjoy.