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Great History

Spent a great day here, plenty to see and do. Loved the house with the interesting history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Brilliant place to visit

Visited en route to Stratford upon Avon on an autumn morning,Absolutely lovely place,enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Burton, 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...more
Coughton Court Alcester, Alcester B49 5JA, England
+44 1789 400777
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a great day here, plenty to see and do. Loved the house with the interesting history associated with Walter Raleigh and Guy Fawkes. Love the priest hole with a twist. All room guides very informative and friendly. Views from the roof amazing. Garden areas...More

Thank Annielou11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited en route to Stratford upon Avon on an autumn morning,Absolutely lovely place,enthusiastic guides and full of well presented info on the Gunpowder plot as well as the current exhibition on 4 ladies. Must go up to top of tower even if you have difficulty...More

Thank RBM65
Reviewed 1 week ago

As members of NT, there is a temptation to judge a property against known norms in the NT’s property list. Undoubtably, the House has interesting artifacts and history particularly 4 women exhibition and the Gunpowder Plot story. However, apart from one or 2 staff members,...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A large family get together was the reason for coming here and we really enjoyed my visit. It is a lovely house with delightful gardens, two churches, one protestant and one Catholic! Not forgetting a link to the the Gunpowder plot and a good shop....More

Thank RolandPJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yet another admirable National Trust property with beautiful gardens and grounds and a very interesting house. Lots about the Throckmorton family. As usual room guides are helpful and well informed. The café did well with its rather cramped kitchen though there is plenty of seating...More

Thank Christine180250
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful family home. With such a great history. I enjoyed visiting coughton court. And seeing their history. The grounds are spectacular. The cafe food is delicious. You will not be disappointed.

Thank MLHunt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very lucky as the weather was perfect. Plenty of walking, from a short 30 minutes to a much longer one. Two lovely Churches, Orchards and lots of grassed areas for kids to play. Plenty of seating inside the cafe and out. Sitting by...More

1  Thank Jay H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely gardens and house with lots of history which was brought to life by a fantastic volunteer/guide and his storytelling

Thank julie73344
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love coming to Coughton. Lovely house with great view from the roof. Gorgeous gardens to sit orwander around plus great walks along the river or through the woods......loads to do....!!..learn about Guido Fawkes Plenty of picnic spots Two boys 5 and 7 with picnic.....4...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband doesn't much like country houses - but this one took us both by surprise. Very interesting history! Gardens are superb and the 2 churches in the grounds are very pretty. Go!

Thank Kathryn W
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