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National Trust well worth a visit

Coughton Court has a fascinating History following the historical background of the Throckmorton... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ian M F
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Interesting place - steeped in history

This place was involved in the Gunpowder Plot! A Catholic family, and still is, hid priests from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BazzaHawkeye
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Shropshire
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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...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Coughton Court has a fascinating History following the historical background of the Throckmorton family including their problems during the Reformation as a staunch Roman Catholic family and there invilvement with those who organised the "Gunpowder Plot." A very good history lesson for children.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was involved in the Gunpowder Plot! A Catholic family, and still is, hid priests from the king’s men. Lots to discover. Nice gardens too. Mass was said in the church until recently. A worthwhile visit to an interesting estate.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BazzaHawkeye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice accessible place with really interesting history. Very popular with local schoolvisits and groups especially at meal times so be careful to choose your visiting times.I visited as part off a NT Cotswolds tour and this was an added bonus.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jan a
Reviewed 9 December 2018

As National Trust members this was our first visit to this attraction and wanted to visit around christmas time. We had pre-booked tickets to go round the house on Sunday 2nd December and it felt really christmassy while walking round. It was beautifully decorated. However...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Daisy40_12
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Visited on Sat 1st Dec and I was very impressed with what the NT had laid on. On entering there was a brass band playing carols, inside the courtyard was a nice artisan market, the staff had decorated the house and we had timed it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

Usually love going to this beautiful atmospheric house as very interesred in its history , love the house inside and the gardens in the summer . BUT went to the christmas market on Sunday 2 nd December, what a complete rip off Was charged £11...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jakeymo
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Arrived at 2.15 pm on Sunday 2nd December only to be told there were no tickets to the House left.Surely for people who don't book on line tickets should be available. What a wasted journey!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

We had pre booked a visit and when we arrived nobody knew about us. The house was poorly decorated for Christmas, very little festive music and people on the stalls showed little Christmas spirit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nuneatonrose
Reviewed 25 November 2018

What a place to visit really impressed.W e took our son today 25/11/2018 to see Father Christmas we had to pre-book to see him.Well how magical was it 4 children in a room superbly decorated He read them a story gave them presents got the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Great visit to Coughton Court. We got there at opening time so we could go on the introductory tour where we had an excellent guide. We caught up with her later when walking through the house on our own and she did a special demonstration...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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