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A unique National Trust property

Great day out for whole family. Ice creams, restaurant, lovely grounds, book store, incredible... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Benk40
via mobile
Has it all

Barrington Court has it all, fabulous gardens, (loved the radios on the garden seats with the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
nicola b
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great day out for whole family. Ice creams, restaurant, lovely grounds, book store, incredible house and friendly staff. Kids played games on lawn while we drank tea. The house itself was unique in that it was Tudor but renovated in the 1920s to save it...More

Thank Benk40
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Barrington Court has it all, fabulous gardens, (loved the radios on the garden seats with the 'gardeners world's talks) and two beautifully restored houses with a fascinating history very much related to the beginnings of the National Trust. You must eat in the restaurant, the...More

Thank nicola b
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very helpful and knowledgable staff and a lovely house and gardens. Some fantastic shops too, especially the book barn.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a visit! Don't be disappointed because it's not furnished, all the Tudor appearance is still.there. The cafe serves good food and the gardens are delightful.

Thank WestWalesTaffey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house was good to view and we like the children’s activity card where they had to find objects of importance around the house. We wished there was more information on the actually family in terms of history as this was a bit sparse in...More

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a visit to re live a bit of family history as members of my family were in service at this house. As with all NT houses there the helpful staff. The rooms in the house are well signed and informative. The food on...More

Thank MartinJordan57
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guided tour we took was excellent. As there is no furniture in the house, it is much more interesting to hear of the history from a guide. The house has featured in TV programmes, which is fascinating to hear as well! Colonel Lyle collected...More

Thank marg826
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Barrington Court is a superb property bin it's own right, but had a great story to tell of its rescue, firstly by the National Trust and then by Lyle of Tate and Lyle fame. It's easy to spend much of a day here in the...More

Thank 453barryf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came for the first time with my family including two young daughters ages 11 & 4. The grounds and gardens are beautiful and the house really interesting to walk round. Most rooms are empty so no valuables for children to risk breaking either! We...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An empty Tudor Manor, but what a history lies behind the emptiness. It is essential to do the guided tour to fully appreciate the history both ancient and more modern of this property. Gardens are superb also.

Thank jabbathehutte
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Paul C
17 November 2017|
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Response from Steven P | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can sorry for late answer
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andrewlukes
17 March 2017|
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Response from ESVincent | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is - if you look on the National Trust web site and enter the name of the property it provides a detail programme of activities
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ceri r
1 April 2015|
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No not in the house and must be on a lead around the gardens
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