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Barrington Court, Barrington, TA19 0NQ
Barrington Court, located in the stunning south Somerset countryside, is a charming Tudor manor house complimented beautifully with Gertrude Jekyll-inspired gardens, apple orchards and a working kitchen garden.
Discover the haunting echoes of the past at Barrington Court, a Tudor manor house free from collections and furniture. Explore using your imagination and your senses to discover a house full of memories, where light fills the rooms and you feel you can almost touch the past.
The property was saved from ruin and restored by the Lyle family in 1920s, when the Court House resembled a barn rather than the proud manor house that it is. Close your eyes and you’ll almost be able to hear the sounds and see the sights of the glamorous parties held in the great hall during Barrington’s heyday. On the first floor listen out for the voices resonating from the past, of the young evacuees who called Barrington home during the Second World War.
Stroll through the Gertrude Jekyll inspired gardens, which with their focus on plant varieties and colours are a delight for all the senses. Be spurred on in your own garden or allotment by the stone-walled kitchen garden that produces a variety of delicious fruit and vegetables. Don’t just take our word for it, why not stop off in the Strode House Restaurant to taste these home-grown delights.
Barrington Court predominantly featured in BBC’s highly acclaimed recent production of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall.
March to November
Guide dogs permitted
Guided Tours Available for Groups
On site parking
Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
Road: In Barrington village, 5ml NE of Ilminster, on B3168. Signposted from A358 (Ilminster–Taunton) or A303 (Hayes End roundabout)
Nearest Station: Crewkerne 7miles
Cycle: National Cycle Route 33 (see http://www.sustrans.org.uk/ for more info)
Bus: 632/633 Ilminster - Martock (Mon-Sat, No Public Holidays) with connections on 30A from Taunton and 52 from Yeovil.
Barrington Court, National Trust
Barrington CourtBarringtonIlminsterTA19 0NQUnited Kingdom
T: 01460 241938
Barrington Court, National Trust
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