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Quite a chap, Mr Phelips!

As a country retreat, this is some place. All showing off with great style. As well as the bling... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Whittlesford
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Haselbury Plucknett, United Kingdom
Visit to stable tea rooms

Fab visit . Staff so accommodated my dairy intolerance problem ..Thank you. Also big thanks to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
7timothys
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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Built at the end of the 16th century, this is considered one of the most beautiful Elizabethan houses in England, which was a symbol of Sir Edward Phelips' wealth and high social standing.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Montacute House Middle St, Montacute TA15 6XP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As a country retreat, this is some place. All showing off with great style. As well as the bling of the house, there are excellent and friendly staff who have really taken the trouble to learn the history of the house and estate. At this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fab visit . Staff so accommodated my dairy intolerance problem ..Thank you. Also big thanks to Lorna serving us she made our day with her special smile and caring attitude

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning grounds to romp around in your wellies. The house is big and beautiful with lots to look at Swings on the trees Rather long queue for a cuppa and didn’t have time today Otherwise a perfect way to spend an hour or two (or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for the Misrule and Merriment and to see the Montacute Dancers. From 3pm to 7pm, there was entertainment with a Jester and his Wife who interacted with visitors, even getting us to join in a dance. There was mask making for children...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lesleyannbarlow4845
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're life members and enjoy trying properties that are new to us, however, on this occasion we had a really disappointing experience, We came on Boxing Day as it said online that the house was to be open from 3pm - no problem. What they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the special evening event of the parade and subsequent fun and to see the lighting effects. All was great fun and spent a lovely couple of hours there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AndyAquila
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a top notch, large and well preserved house. Full of interest and packed with historical detail. When my wife and I visited there was a special exhibition of Tudor paintings, borrowed from the National Portrait Gallery. This was truly excellent. My only criticism...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PhileasDevon
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We had a great time going around this house as my wifes grandmother was in Service here during the first world war.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank crunchie3
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

So disappointed after making a special trip to find no sign of Christmas decorations in the house,just one tree in the courtyard

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank _covillecj
Reviewed December 9, 2018

After a two year break took a friend for a visit. Still a fabulous place and as it was quiet the stewards were able to chat and give us a lot of info that they most probably couldn't have if it was rammed liked the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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July 20, 2018|
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Response from 425lynp | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and free parking. All parking is free providing you are a member. Some places one has to scan your national trust card, then you get a ticket to put in the car. Other places just accept the National Trust car... More
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01935823289 Try ringing them
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Response from Janet H | Reviewed this property |
Morning. The entrance to the cafe and courtyard area appeared to be only accessible after going through the main entrance. I cannot recall an entrance direct to the cafe from the car park. Sorry I cannot help durther.
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