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Montacute House, Montacute

Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Visit a nearly unchanged example of Elizabethan architecture at Montacute House. Marvel at the mansion's glass walls, glowing ham stone, and surrounding gardens. View over 60 Tudor and Elizabethan portraits in the Long Gallery. Take a walk through 142 hectares (350 acres) of parkland and look out for the secret swings. To visit Montacute House on your trip to Montacute, use our Montacute travel route planner.
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  • Having stopped for a coffee when passing some years ago we wanted to visit for a bit longer even though the house is currently closed due to Covid. Online booking was easy as was our arrival. We...  more »
  • We booked a time slot to visit whilst staying in the area. Firstly, and unusual to NT properties, signage to Montacute was poor from the main road. Secondly, it was disappointing that so much of...  more »
  • An interesting old house, and great if you like art. The guides are very well-informed about the history. The upstairs long gallery is an especially impressive space, well worth the walk up two flights of stairs.
  • A beautiful place to visit. The guided tour is a must thing to do. So many interesting facts on the house. All staff were friendly and the coconut flapjack at the cafe was truly amazing.

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