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Coughton Court

Coughton, Alcester B49 5JA, England
+44 1789 400777
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Lovely place and staff

We visited these grounds on Wednesday and it was delightful. The boys loved the fact they could... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pat b
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Seaham, United Kingdom
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Coughton Court

Part of the building still occupied by the estates owners. Nice building with an interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anton W
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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.
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Coughton, Alcester B49 5JA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited these grounds on Wednesday and it was delightful. The boys loved the fact they could play football, the gardens were gorgeous and we had a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon there. We didn't visit the house, the weather was too nice to be indoors with...More

Thank Pat b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Part of the building still occupied by the estates owners. Nice building with an interesting extended history.

Thank Anton W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great National Trust place to visit. Fantastic gardens to walk round with views of the house and riverside. Interesting history to the house and it's occupants and links to the gunpowder plot. good restaurant for lunch or tea.

Thank MikemayTravel
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Visited on a busy weekend. Got to see all the house and gardens which are very informative and pretty. Cafe was too busy to go in so went to a nearby pub instead. Great value for money. Not open mon-wed.

Thank clara2698
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with my husband, I don't usually like the trip around the house, but this one is great. Steeped in history, gunpowder plot and the family who still live in the house. Volunteers were great with information. Nice walk around the gardens and surrounding area....More

Thank JayneP64
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

First visit here and loved it! Interesting property, lovely grounds, fantastic and knowledgeable staff and volunteer guides, good tearoom.Highly recommended!

Thank Alix P
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Was here over weekend of 8th April, a beautiful warm day, Staff were so helpful as I borrowed one of their wheelchairs to get around, couldn't have been any more helpful. The lady who gave a free talk had so much knowledge it was amazing,...More

Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

A mixture of items and facilties for whole family and all ages. History related to the Gunpowder Plot and members of tea Throgmorton family one of whom is still in residential centre in one section of the main building. Apart from these item the items...More

Thank MWC-UK
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Another National Trust gem with personal touches throughout the family who still live in one wing of this historic house. The house and family association with the Gunpowder Plot is well described by the enthusiastic guides. Although dark and atmospheric throughout because of its links...More

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Visited Coughton to look at Christmas market and the decorations in the house, having visited a few times before. The rooms were sympathetically decorated and the main salon has a huge christmas tree with decorations. There was a local Gilbert and Sullivan Society singing carols...More

Thank j b
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lisawilliams2014
Are dogs allowed in the gardens
15 April 2017|
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Response from MWC-UK | Reviewed this property |
I saw dogs there although most were on leads.
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Leila O
how to get there from cardiff
5 August 2016|
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Response from BUCHANANA | Reviewed this property |
From the M50 onto the M5 south to junction 9 and then the A46 north to Alcester. Straight forward.
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