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Lytes Cary Manor

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Lytes Cary Manor Near Charlton Mackrell, Somerton TA11 7HU, England
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Worth a visit if in the area

Quite small. We went to do the halloween trail which was pleasant in the woods. Visited the house... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
louljh
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winchester
Small but Nice

Lytes Cary is a small Country house a short drive from the A303 in Somerset. As Country houses go... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
AvidTraveler12
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South West England, United Kingdom
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Lytes Cary Manor Near Charlton Mackrell, Somerton TA11 7HU, England
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Quite small. We went to do the halloween trail which was pleasant in the woods. Visited the house which is very small but interesting. Room guides brilliant, especially one man (Geoff?) who went out of his way to engage the children. Nice gardens. Tea shop...More

Thank louljh
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Lytes Cary is a small Country house a short drive from the A303 in Somerset. As Country houses go it is quite small, but that is part of the allure. Often in many Country houses they are so big, that you see so many rooms...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Only a few rooms to see but they are charming and full of interesting things. The volunteer room guides are extremely helpful and obviously very proud of the place, as they should be. Definitely worth going out of your way to visit.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Lytes Cary Manor is not a vast place but it is steeped in history and has retained many interesting items. The earliest part dates from the 14th Century and it has been added to over the years but seamlessly so it all blends together. We...More

Thank Sandie A
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I took my wife, her sister and her husband here to pass a few hours before they had to return home. What a lovely little house this is. Not up to the standard of some of the stately homes, but nevertheless found the history very...More

Thank slickspivSheffield
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Went Sunday Afternoon it was lovely staff in the cafe were great and the Cream Tea Delicious. The Gardens are beautiful well worth a visit

Thank jenh1961
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Apparently the last owner (Jenner) rarely communicated with his servants, except by handwritten note. He died widowed & childless. The sadness seeped through in the general atmosphere of the interior, which we found dark, sad & somewhat foreboding. To be honest, we didn’t enjoy it...More

Thank Jeffrey F
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Lytes Cary Manor is a lovely, tranquil place to pass a few hours. Not the biggest house around but a delightful building with pleasant gardens, well worth a visit.

Thank lightning92
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The staff and volunteers are very friendly and informative. In the rooms they were on;y too happy to tell you about the rooms and the history off the property and to answer any questions you may have. The Manor house has several rooms to see....More

Thank swift-simba
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I had never previously visited & was glad I have now: a charming little manor house set in beautiful grounds: fascinating & well presented interior with most helpful & pleasant staff.

Thank AndyHoldcroft
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RMJ59
6 March 2017|
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Response from Robertscargill | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. there are plenty of walks up on the mendips which are no too far away and if you are in the area the walk from the Abbey at Glastonbury to the Chalice Well then up to the Tor and back down to the White well and... More
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susanclares
29 January 2017|
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Response from Weekender787 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware that you can pre-book but I am sure that if you popped in when you arrived and asked for a table at a certain time they would be obliging. If you are taking a party of people that may be more difficult as it... More
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Salbel2014
17 April 2015|
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Response from SarahBe1972 | Reviewed this property |
The driveway is tarmac & very narrow with passing points. The car park is a type of gravel - mind some of the pot holes & the over flow carpark is a field. Advise you to take wellies after it's rained as was quite muddy when... More
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