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Somerset

Montacute House

A masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture and design, with towering walls of glass, glowing ham stone and surrounding garden. While the upper floors of the house will remain closed for 2024 there is plenty to see on the ground floor, and in the garden and parkland.

Montacute, Somerset, TA15 6XP

Daffodils at Montacute House

Planning your visit

A black and white dog runs towards the camera off the lead along a grass lawn at Copt Hall Marshes in Essex, the owner can be seen behind in the distance.
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Visiting Montacute House with your dog 

Montacute House is a two pawprint rated place. Enjoy seasonal walks with your dog throughout the year and find out how you can make the most of your visit.

Seven visitors walking away from the camera as they explore the east court garden at Montacute, Somerset. Borders of shrubs line the path as they walk towards a stone balustrade and pavilion with the parkland stretching away into the distance.
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School and group visits to Montacute House 

From its golden exterior to the longest Long Gallery in Britain, Montacute House is a beacon of Elizabethan flamboyance and there’s so much for groups to see.

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