Eating and shopping at Lytes Cary Manor
Find out where to stop for refreshments during your visit to the Lytes Cary Manor estate. Once you've refuelled, head to the second-hand book barn, where you'll find a huge selection of pre-loved reads.
The tea-room is located in the Old School Room and Courtyard, which makes this a unique place to refresh and refuel. There’s room for four-legged friends, too, in the sheltered courtyard area.
What's on the menu?
There's a range of light lunches and snacks on offer. For a special treat, why not try the hot chocolate topped with frothy cream and marshmallows? You could even indulge in a sweet slice of cake – there’s always a good selection to choose from.
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.
The second-hand book barn
During your visit, have a browse in the second-hand book barn. There are hundreds of treasures waiting to be found, from fiction to cookery books and timeless gardening advice.
All the proceeds from book sales go directly back into conservation work at Lytes Cary Manor.
The second-hand book barn runs entirely on donations. We are currently accepting books, but we do ask that donations are nearly new or in reasonably good condition.
If you have any questions about donating books, please email email@example.com.
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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.
Explore the garden and see the unusual shaped topiary trees and hedges or catch the light on the sundial in the orchard.
Get outdoors and explore the waymarked paths through the historic country estate. Look out for wildlife including chiffchaffs, roe deer and water voles that call this place home.
With plenty of space for country walks your dog will enjoy adventures here. Discover the best places to take your dog and facilities available. Lytes Cary Manor is a two pawprint rated place.
Learn about some of the wildlife that thrives here and the carved characters and creatures you may spot in the house or simply enjoy some quality time in the great outdoors.
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.