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Coughton Court

Coughton Court Alcester, Alcester B49 5JA, England
+44 1789 400777
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Interesting and lots to see and do including walks

Coughton Court is only 2 miles from where we live so within walking distance. It is a very... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
MaryMayneord
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Alcester, United Kingdom
Great day despite downpour

My wife & I visited today. All the staff are helpful & informative. The food is tasty and a good... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
grumpfromhinckley
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“walled garden”(90 reviews)
“national trust”(110 reviews)
“gunpowder plot”(161 reviews)
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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
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Coughton Court Alcester, Alcester B49 5JA, England
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+44 1789 400777
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Coughton Court is only 2 miles from where we live so within walking distance. It is a very interesting place, the staff are always helpful, there is a good bookshop, lovely gardens and a walk to the bluebell wood in season. The Court itself is...More

Thank MaryMayneord
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My wife & I visited today. All the staff are helpful & informative. The food is tasty and a good choice in the cafe/restaurant coupled with good service. The gardens particularly the walled garden are superb with an excellent array of colourful flowers & plants....More

Thank grumpfromhinckley
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

I love Coughton Court and the gardens are so beautiful and over recent years more areas have been opened up to the public. However like a lot of NT properties in the West Midlands the once fabulous lunches are now a shadow of their former...More

Thank janetsmalley
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

A lovely National Trust property, with something for everyone, young and old alike. Mixed garden styles, formal, informal, walled, kitchen and orchard. A lake and a river. There is not a great deal of house to see as it is still inhabited by the Throckmorton...More

Thank Trueviewsalways
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I must go place to visit! A fabulous place for all, family with little ones, young or old. The house has so much history around it, your imagination could easy run away with you. The grounds are stunning. There are various leasurely walks all around...More

Thank Jyoti H
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely day out in beautiful surroundings, the area is good for accessibility, the gardens were really well maintained. Well worth a visit

Thank Clarkyc27
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Very interesting as the owners were involved in the gun plot. Beautiful grounds and house. Entry is by timed so get there early to get a good time. Take time to walk the grounds as they are very pretty. Tea room is nice and good...More

Thank Emma C
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Just to say first of all, that there are, in error, two listings on Trip Advisor for Coughton Court, so I'm adding this review to the one which has hundreds more reviews than the other! We are NT members and were staying just a few...More

1  Thank TwoDividedByZero
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We all know the NT is excellent value for money offering so many fascinating buildings, parkland and historical jewels, . This property ticks all the boxes 📦, something for all ages . The volunteers were all enthusiastic , informative and interested in sharing the history...More

Thank Aligater868
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Remember remember the 5 th of November, the house belonged to Catholic who allegedly supported the Gun powder plot,we were shown a priests hole,the house is only partially open to be viewed as I believe it is still occupied by the family .There are endless...More

Thank Laurie C
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