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National Trust - Montacute House

House, Montacute TA15 6XP, UK

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About National Trust - Montacute House

The National Trust's Montacute House, Somerset, is a beautiful Elizabethan mansion with surrounding gardens. The house was built in about 1598 and inhabited by the Phelips family until 1911.  This Grade I listed building is one of the few houses to have remained virtually unchanged since Elizabethan times. The stunning east front with its large mullioned windows gives the impression that the whole façade is made of glass.


Attractions near National Trust - Montacute House

Ham Hill, Somerset1.91km from National Trust - Montacute House

Ham Hill is a 390 acre open access Country Park with superb countryside and Iron Age earthworks. Ham Hill has amazing panoramic views of Somerset. It is also a Green Flag Award winner too. There are suitable walks and trails for all levels of walkers.  The geology supports a wide range of fauna including mammals, birds, invertebrates, reptiles and amphibians living on lichens, fungi, ferns and flowering plants.

Ham Hill Country Park2.18km from National Trust - Montacute House

A beautiful 390 acre open access Country Park, superb countryside and Iron Age earthworks. Ham Hill has amazing panoramic views of Somerset.  Ham Hill Country Park is now more accessible for all than ever before. There are suitable walks and trails for all levels of walkers.

National Trust - Tintinhull Garden2.59km from National Trust - Montacute House

Tintinhull Garden, located in Tintinhull, near Yeovil in the English county of Somerset, is a small 20th century Arts and Crafts garden surrounding a 17th-century Grade I listed house. The Arts and Crafts style garden is modeled on that at Hidcote Manor Garden in Gloucestershire. It was originally laid out by Phyllis Reiss and developed by Penelope Hobhouse. The house started as a small farmhouse in 1630 but was enlarged into its current form in the 18th century.

Yeovil Country Park.6.04km from National Trust - Montacute House

Yeovil Country Park is a 127 acre countryside site that wraps itself around the southern and eastern sides of the busy market towns of Yeovil. The Country Park is comprised of five main areas all of which have very different characteristics and land features. Explore these beautiful areas and discover lakes, meadows, woodland, rose gardens, wildlife and much more.

Ninesprings Park6.1km from National Trust - Montacute House

Ninesprings is a country park situated in the South East of Yeovil, Somerset, the United Kingdom. It is the largest country park in South Somerset, spanning over 20 acres.  is believed to have been developed as an ornamental park, for the Aldon Estate, in the early nineteenth century and now forms a broad-leaved woodland with coniferous trees forming less than 10% of the total.

East Lambrook Manor Gardens7.02km from National Trust - Montacute House

East Lambrook Manor Gardens is the iconic and quintessentially English cottage garden created by the celebrated 20th-century plantswoman and gardening writer Margery Fish.  The Grade 1 listed garden has been restored by new owners and is full of rare and unusual plants. Very strong on herbaceous it also contains one of the best collection of hardy geraniums in the country.

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Somerset covers a vast area of land in the south-west of England, from the rolling Blackdown Hills on the Somerset-Devon border, to the Mendips and Quantocks south of Bristol, and finishing in the west with the Exmoor National Park. To the north is Bath and North-East Somerset, which although administered separately, nonetheless feel like part and parcel of this English county.