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“Lovely little house and garden”
Review of Lytes Cary Manor

Lytes Cary Manor
Ranked #1 of 6 things to do in Somerton
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

Great little house to visit. Smaller than manor national trust places but great as can be visited in a couple of hours if pushed for time.

The gardens were beautiful and there were lots of charming little walks through alleys sided by flowers and hedges.

Definitely recommended!

Thank James2468
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Charming place and some improvements on the catering front, depending on how far you are away a good idea to combine with Barrington Court (Better for catering) both can easily done
together.

Thank HHCons9
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

I was asked to pop in to this manor to take a few photographs of the garden for a friend who could not get to it so he could do some painting. It was a marvellous day sunny with a light scattering of clouds.
I fell in love with the place as I rode down the avenue (pity about the moles). The house sits in acres of land with a wonderful view. The house is small but well proportioned and would be acceptable in the modern world. It didn't take long to tour the house; the National Trust staff were knowledgeable and extremely helpful. Attached to the house is a very small, single room chapel.
The grounds have a split personality; the formal gardens with topiary, flower beds and hedges and informal walks. I enjoyed photographing the formal gardens; the structured flower beds and beautifully manicured tree were an inspiration. I didn't venture into the informal area but from the smiles on the faces of parents and children it was certainly a hit with them.
They have a small but adequate gift shop and the food offered in the cafe was value for money.
I do intend to revisit the place.
I was interested to discover that there was a link with Avebury; it was very apparent.

1  Thank steeljammer
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Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Visited on bank holiday Monday. Not too busy which was nice.
The house itself is very well presented and as usual the national trust volunteers could not be more helpful and informative.
The gardens are pleasant and there are a couple of longer walks including one down by the river which was very pleasant.
There was also a shop selling plants, gifts and books as well as a cafe.
It's worth a visit but don't expect the house tour to take very long.

Thank MartockLennie
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

House is lovely but furniture has all been acquired due to the fact the Lytes sold it all.

The gardens are amazing, god job the small team that does it.

Signage a little awry we could not find the 'River Walk

Thank Tad666
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