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Well worth a visit

As others have said this is a jewel of a house, to think it was nearly pulled down! In the village... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
High Wycombe
Really interesting, well presented

Fine example of merchants house and garden. Lots to see and its not all out of reach. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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25 West Street, Coggeshall CO6 1NS, England
+44 1376 561305
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

As others have said this is a jewel of a house, to think it was nearly pulled down! In the village of Coggleshall. Informative guides, interesting house with interesting past. Lovely coffee shop. Whats not to like.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth526
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Fine example of merchants house and garden. Lots to see and its not all out of reach. Interesting documents house well restored Great coffee shop Do visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Digbyroberts14
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Our Tai Chi group visited Paycockes yesterday, as one of our 'jolly' social days out. Parking - Beryl,Liz,Jean,Glenda, Hilary and me all managed to park directly outside the Paycockes house in the main road through the village - a great start. There is parking about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Adam Beryl R
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Historic house with a pretty English country garden. Nice little coffee shop and second hand Bookshop. Interesting and attentive staff make the visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pete E
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We loved this place all ancient bleached wood outside, it is so very old and magnificently preserved. We did not have long so whistle-stop tour, however, we found it enchanting. Lovely gardens too and the team of staff and volunteers were charming.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jill G
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

What a lovely building with such an amazing history. It’s important to allow yourself plenty of time to wander around this historic house. The first and indeed second floors are well worth the climb. The extensive but careful restoration has saved this clothier’s house from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Duppity
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We spent a nice couple of hours at Paycockes. Smaller than some National Trust properties but just as interesting. As usual, the National Trust guides were very helpful and knowledgeable. Tea in the quaint tea room was nice. Such friendly staff.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rascall
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Our visit was made special by the knowledable and friendly guide who took us through the history of the property and the people who lived here. An absolutt must for anyone interested in history and old buildings.The garden was lovely too with many fine trees...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helene H
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Paycocke's House and Garden doesn't jump off the page in the National Trust handbook, so I approached our visit with low expectations. However, a visit there soon changes perceptions. Once inside the house, the beautifully restored rooms of the successful merchant and the written guide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank John M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Typically English house and garden. We enjoyed meeting the wool spinners who were doing displays in the garden when we visited.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Julie H
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21 November 2018|
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Response from ChristineR83 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think you can
ann h h
19 March 2018|
Response from TheRedButterfly | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It looks like it is open today, according to the national trust website
Avril C
27 April 2016|
Response from Mike K | Reviewed this property |
House 11:00 - 17:00 Coffee shop 11:00 - 16:30 Garden 10:30 - 17:00 *Garden open 10:30 to 5; coffee shop open 11 to 4:30. Open Bank Holiday Mondays Last admission is 30 minutes before closing. You can find more... More