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Coughton Court

Coughton, Alcester B49 5JA, England
+44 1789 400777
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Lovely place! Shame about the volunteers!

Visited today with a friend and our five children, after loosing a soft frisbee in a tree we were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Louise K
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lovely gardens

nice well cared for place. gardens very pleasant. café was enjoyable staff very nice. would like to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
andrewbraziel
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Alcester, United Kingdom
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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, the Throckmortons were leaders in a dangerous age, helping to bring about Catholic emancipation in the 19th century. Explore this story of fascinating personalities through the 'family album' of portraits and Catholic treasures around the house. Coughton is still very much a family home with an intimate feel: the Throckmorton family live here, managing the stunning gardens which they have created.
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Coughton, Alcester B49 5JA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited today with a friend and our five children, after loosing a soft frisbee in a tree we were met with a terrible attitude from a garden volunteer! We only asked if there was any way to get it back and she was very defensive...More

Thank Louise K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice well cared for place. gardens very pleasant. café was enjoyable staff very nice. would like to visit the churches next time.

Thank andrewbraziel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to this NT property. Lots of history with connections to the gunpowder plot. Nice extensive gardens and grounds to explore afterwards.

Thank RichRoamer
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We visited here while on holiday in the area and it was a lovely day out. The tour of the house and account of the family history was very interesting. The gardens were beautiful and my toddler loved having a run around in the large...More

Thank Nat10026
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We visited these grounds on Wednesday and it was delightful. The boys loved the fact they could play football, the gardens were gorgeous and we had a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon there. We didn't visit the house, the weather was too nice to be indoors with...More

Thank Pat b
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Part of the building still occupied by the estates owners. Nice building with an interesting extended history.

Thank Anton W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great National Trust place to visit. Fantastic gardens to walk round with views of the house and riverside. Interesting history to the house and it's occupants and links to the gunpowder plot. good restaurant for lunch or tea.

Thank MikemayTravel
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Visited on a busy weekend. Got to see all the house and gardens which are very informative and pretty. Cafe was too busy to go in so went to a nearby pub instead. Great value for money. Not open mon-wed.

Thank clara2698
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with my husband, I don't usually like the trip around the house, but this one is great. Steeped in history, gunpowder plot and the family who still live in the house. Volunteers were great with information. Nice walk around the gardens and surrounding area....More

Thank JayneP64
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

First visit here and loved it! Interesting property, lovely grounds, fantastic and knowledgeable staff and volunteer guides, good tearoom.Highly recommended!

Thank Alix P
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lisawilliams2014
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I saw dogs there although most were on leads.
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Leila O
5 August 2016|
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Response from BUCHANANA | Reviewed this property |
From the M50 onto the M5 south to junction 9 and then the A46 north to Alcester. Straight forward.
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