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Coughton Court

Coughton Court Alcester, Alcester B49 5JA, England
+44 1789 400777
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A last minute visit

We arrived at our hotel a bit early and discovered this lovely place just up the road. I wish we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
steven w
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Tudor house and Gunpowder Plotting

An historic, rambling, fascinating mansion, with huge significance for Recusant history. One... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin B
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Aberdour, United Kingdom
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Coughton Court has been home to the Throckmorton family for 600 years, this finest of Tudor houses stands testament to a family's courage in maintaining their beliefs. From a position of high favour to one of fear and oppression post-Reformation, the Throckmortons were leaders in a dangerous age, helping to bring about Catholic emancipation in the 19th century. Explore this story of fascinating personalities through the 'family album' of portraits and Catholic treasures around the house. Coughton is still very much a family home with an intimate feel: the Throckmorton family live here, managing the stunning gardens which they have created.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Coughton Court Alcester, Alcester B49 5JA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived at our hotel a bit early and discovered this lovely place just up the road. I wish we had been able to spend more time there, particularly in the gardens. The house is lovely with a fascinating history, and had time allowed I...More

Thank steven w
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An historic, rambling, fascinating mansion, with huge significance for Recusant history. One Catholic family has lived here for hundreds of years, hanging-in even despite being involved in the Gunpowder Plot against King James. Well worth a visit. Outside, beautiful gardens and grounds, and a typical...More

Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

House trip good. Only food problem having only one person serving in the coffee bar is a problem, massive ques for coffee or ice cream. On a hot day not good to stand around waiting.resturant is as bad but at least indoors

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a day at one of our fave NT properties. The gardens particularly the wall gardens are spectacularly good with a wide variety of plants & flowers. The house is small but made interesting by the exhibits & well informed volunteer guides. My only gripe...More

Thank grumpfromhinckley
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place, so much history - a pity not enough written information in the rooms - though the room guides where really informative... Wonderful gardens / walks Only down side not enough staff in the coffee shop ..long long ques

Thank ame662
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful - full of history place to visit. The gardens are stunning. The guides in the national trust house were all so enthusiastic and happy to share the houses history, an amazing day out. Thank you

Thank Lizi D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gardens are stunning. Make sure to pack a picnic blanket so you can sit down on the grass and enjoy the sun. There is lots to see and do - the gardens are huge! Including water features, bluebell fields, and beautifully co-ordinated flowers. Lunch in...More

Thank Jsymonds95
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens and lovely house! Interesting chats to volunteers. Now realise it is probably not Mary Queen of Scots chemise. Do not miss books. Loved dining room. Told church was an but it wasnt.

Thank John W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we went to see the bluebell woods which were very nice, but ... 1. No reduced ticket price for grounds only, so very expensive just to see the bluebell woods 2. Even if we wanted to see the house there were apparently no tickets...More

Thank richardemail
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Coughton Court on a very busy, sunny Sunday. The bluebell walk was most enjoyable, but there are a. Couple of things that could be improved. There are not enough toilets and there was a queue each time we went. This is not...More

Thank Christine S
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