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Group visits to Barrington Court

A small group of older visitors exploring the White Garden at Barrington Court, Somerset
Exploring the White Garden at Barrington Court | © National Trust Images / James Dobson

Barrington Court is the ideal place to visit as a group, whether that’s with family, colleagues or as part of an educational visit. There’s something for everyone to enjoy, from fascinating architecture and history to interesting gardening and craftmanship. It’s a stimulating day out for everybody. Find out below how to organise your visit and the perks of visiting Barrington Court as a group.

House closure

Please bear in mind that Court House is currently closed for the Barrington Court Revival project.

How to book?

To book a group visit or coach party please get in touch either on or call the team on 01460 241938.

A group of people walking and laughing together at Lyme Park in Cheshire
Visitors enjoying a group visit to Barrington | © National Trust Images/Megan Taylor

Who is eligible for free entry?

Registered tourist board guides (on production of a valid badge), coach drivers and tour leaders escorting groups of 15 or more. National Trust members also receive free entry, so it is at your discretion whether to refund the entrance fee to members if you have included it in your package – this is not refunded by the National Trust.

Members must bring their current membership cards with them to avoid paying the full group rate. If any of your group would like to join the National Trust please direct them to our Membership page or call 0344 800 1895.

Free familiarisation visits for group leaders

If you're planning a group visit you can request our free Travel Trade Pass and you and a friend or colleague will gain free entry to over 300 of our places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for 12 months. There’s nothing quite like seeing or experiencing somewhere for yourself to help you plan a successful visit. To receive your pass, call 0344 249 1895 or email us at

Self-led learning visit at Barrington Court

If you’re interested in booking a self-led educational visit at Barrington Court, please contact us at

Schools can benefit from an Educational Group Access Pass, which is an annual membership giving free access to the whole school group at National Trust places.

A family looking in the pond in the Lily Garden at Barrington Court

Discover more at Barrington Court

Find out when Barrington Court is open, how to get here, the things to see and do and more.

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Buss stalls at Barrington Court

Things to see and do in the garden at Barrington Court 

Explore the garden of Barrington Court throughout the seasons. See the fruit and produce growing in the Kitchen Garden or enjoy the tranquillity and beautiful borders of formal, walled garden areas.

The Avenue with long grass at Barrington Court, Somerset

Things to do and see on the estate at Barrington Court 

Walk the estate to discover nature, views, and the landmarks of Barrington Court. Bring along your dog to enjoy these spaces.

A black and white photograph of Barrington Court in the 1890s with a lady and two children standing outside the entrance and a main in the doorway at Barrington Court Somerset

History of Barrington Court 

Barrington Court developed from Roman times until the 20th century when the grand Tudor mansion was restored with a remarkable collection of antique panelling.

A children's watering can and garden tools on a table with a pot of rosemary

Eating and shopping at Barrington Court 

Fuel up at Barrington Court’s café, find a souvenir at the shop, browse pre-loved page turners at the Book Barn, and discover local artists at the craft studios.

School children planting vegetables in the kitchen garden at Quarry Bank, Cheshire

Education Group Access Pass 

If you’re planning educational group visits to National Trust places, then you could benefit from an Education Group Access Pass, which gives you free admission for a year.

Visitors walking through the gardens in August at Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire

Explorer Pass 

If you're planning a trip in England, Wales and Northern Ireland this year, buy a National Trust Explorer Pass for entry to most of the places in our care. With 4-, 8- and 14-day options available, the pass can be tailored to fit your trip. Discover where you can visit with the Explorer Pass and how to buy yours.

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Group visits frequently asked questions 

Visiting us with a group? Then our answers to your frequently asked questions might help with any question you may have.