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Montacute House

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Opening hours

House 12 Mar - 30 Oct 11 11 - 5 Mo We Th Fr Sa Su Garden, café and shop 5 Jan - 11 Mar 11 11 - 4 We Th Fr Sa Su 12 Mar - 30 Oct 11 11 - 5:30 Mo We Th Fr Sa Su 2 Nov - 31 Dec 11 11 - 4 We Th Fr Sa Su Parkland 2 Jan - 31 Dec 11 5 - 9 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su

Contact

Tel. 01935 823 289

Postcode TA15 6XP

Details

Montacute House is a magnificent, glittering mansion, built in the late 16th century for Sir Edward Phelips. There are many Renaissance features, and the Long Gallery, the longest of its kind in England, displays more than 60 of the finest Tudor and Elizabethan portraits from the National Portrait Gallery collection. The state rooms display a fine range of period furniture and textiles, including samplers from the Goodhart collection. Montacute's formal gardens are perfect for a stroll and include a collection of roses, mixed borders and famous wobbly hedges. Waymarked walks lead around the wider estate, which encompasses St Michael's Hill.

Montacute, Somerset TA15 6XP.

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