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Coleridge Cottage

35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey TA5 1NQ, England
+44 1278 732662
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Small but interesting

This is quite a small cottage, with only a few rooms, and Coleridge only lived here for three... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Jen F
Glad we detoured

On a drive from Cheltenham to Minehead we detoured into this charming village in search of a late... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“his life” (12 reviews)
“national trust” (33 reviews)
“tea room” (18 reviews)
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35 Lime Street, Nether Stowey TA5 1NQ, England
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+44 1278 732662
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is quite a small cottage, with only a few rooms, and Coleridge only lived here for three years, but there was lots of information about his life, about other Romantic poets, and, as ever with the National Trust, the room guides were friendly and...More

Thank Jen F
Reviewed 18 October 2017

On a drive from Cheltenham to Minehead we detoured into this charming village in search of a late, light lunch that we found at the Nether Stowey Post Office, Shop and Tea Rooms. While eating our delicious Somerset cheddar and ham sandwiches we discovered that...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Interesting reading material - I learned a lot about the radical poets and history in general. Writing with a quill was fun. I thought of a poem, but didn't have time to put it on the display board: "The feather was a pen for these...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

I was really looking forward to this - but Coleridge only lived there for 3 years - it wasn't really his cottage and had been substantially altered since he left, Lots of info, well dressed with artifacts, but not really poetic!

Thank marion_bevis
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Which, to be fair, was 6 years ago. We had a very interesting and entertaining introduction by a fellow dressed in period costume. This is one of those visitor friendly attractions. You're invited to touch things, sit on the chairs, open the draws etc.. Even...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

What a fabulous visit. We came on Heritage Day and were welcomed in by a real fire in the grate, and the most knowledgeable and engaging guides. This is a tiny NT property, where STC spent only three years of his life - and most...More

Thank Shepherdslady
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A really enjoyable visit. Great staff who went out of their way to inform us. Very good self guiding cards. Excellent exhibits very well laid out in an authentic environment. Well worth a visit.

Thank Trevor R
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Educational, interesting, charming. Well presented and enjoyed by all of the family. Knowledgable and charming guides. Highly recommended. My knowledge of Samuel Taylor Coleridge increased significantly - now motivated to read more widely! Children will enjoy visiting.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the cottage en route to Minehead and were so glad we did. The staff and volunteers were really friendly and welcoming which made our visit all the more special. Our daughter enjoyed the treasure hunt around the property. The audio benches in the...More

Thank JesterJo
Reviewed 28 August 2017

One of NT smaller properties, but well worth a visit if you have a few hours to spare. The cottage is an informative step back in history and very hands on for children. The staff were knowledgeable and answered any questions thoroughly. We really enjoyed...More

Thank Beverley H
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