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Pretty gardens on a beautiful hot day. We went with our 14 month old and did take her buggy. We did... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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A great photograph of the past

A well preserved Somerset Manor House and gardens to the usual National Trust high standards. Of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Lytes Cary Manor Near Charlton Mackrell, Somerton TA11 7HU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty gardens on a beautiful hot day. We went with our 14 month old and did take her buggy. We did manage but it’s not an ideal place for it and obviously you can’t go upstairs in the house with it. Worth a look round...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well preserved Somerset Manor House and gardens to the usual National Trust high standards. Of particular interest is that - as set by the will of the last owner - all the furniture is original and remains as he left it. A great place...More

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful small manor house. A bit gloomy inside and the number of rooms available is limited because of holiday lets. Good holiday venue for mid Somerset. Pretty gardens and a small tea room with a pleasant courtyard if the weather is fine as it was...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very attractive house with an eclectic mix of furniture. The public areas in the house are small as the house has been partially converted to lets. Very nice well tended gardens and plant sale area. Also very knowledgeable staff. Most NT properties are good,...More

Thank NeilM48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely gardens to walk through, altho not large, well kept. The house is quite dark but interesting. We didn't complete any if the walks as it was very humid and sticky, so decided We will return another day to experience these. Small tea room ,...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely house and gardens so well worth a visit. We found all the volunteers very informative and knowledgeable. We learnt quite a lot from our visit. We were interested that when the house was offered to the National Trust a condition was...More

Thank ebbiecot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely gardens;not huge but very pleasant. The Manor was interesting, and as I know Avebury manor it was fascinating to see another property owned by the Jenner family. Two Brothers married two sisters. Chapel had a nice vibe. Café was fine with outdoor seating as...More

Thank Osric678
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here on the way back from Cornwall to London. The national trust property is just off the A303 and we fancied one last cream tea before going home. The teashop is quaint, the staff friendly, the menu choices were fine for light...More

Thank wendyandfam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent visit to Lytes Cary Manor & Gardens. The house is small but perfectly formed with some very interesting architecture & items on display. Once again the staff & volunteers were both friendly & knowledgable. Unfortunately dogs are not allowed in the central garden area...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful walk round this morning (17/6/18). It's a bit difficult at times with a 4 year old and a 2 year old being on my own, but the staff have been so helpful, and a special thank you to the tea room ladies,...More

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Chris E
25 March 2018|
Response from Lyn P |
Yes they had benches in the picnic area. Some people were sitting on blankets in the fields adjacent to the picnic area. I didn’t see any bins, for rubbish. We took ours home.
6 March 2017|
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Response from Robertscargill | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. there are plenty of walks up on the mendips which are no too far away and if you are in the area the walk from the Abbey at Glastonbury to the Chalice Well then up to the Tor and back down to the White well and... More
29 January 2017|
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Response from Weekender787 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware that you can pre-book but I am sure that if you popped in when you arrived and asked for a table at a certain time they would be obliging. If you are taking a party of people that may be more difficult as it... More