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Coughton Court

Coughton Court Alcester, Alcester B49 5JA, England
+44 1789 400777
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We last visited in March and wanted to see the gardens in summer bloom, we weren't... read more

Reviewed today
jane53England
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Just wonderful

Wonderful National Trust property which was full of beautiful furnishings.The staff were very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Denartes
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Kingswinford, 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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walled garden” (77 reviews)
“gunpowder plot” (137 reviews)
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Coughton Court Alcester, Alcester B49 5JA, England
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+44 1789 400777
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Reviewed today via mobile

We last visited in March and wanted to see the gardens in summer bloom, we weren't disappointed. The walled garden is amass of blooms and the bog garden is full of gigantic gunneras. A pleasure to walk around, top marks to the gardeners!

Thank jane53England
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful National Trust property which was full of beautiful furnishings.The staff were very knowledgeable and the court very impressive.Loved the walled garden too.The link between the gunpowder plot was interesting.

Thank Denartes
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely house to visit,great feel about the interior.good to be able to walk around without being inundated with 'do not' restrictions.

Thank glamama
Reviewed 5 days ago

What an incredible gem, the Throckmorton family have lived here for over six hundred years. The place itself is an architectural wonder going back hundreds of years. The family involvement in the Gun Powder Plot, surviving the persecution of Henry VIII as the Throckmortond were...More

Thank EddieStafford
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose to go here because the wheelchair access looked so good in the gardens, but a lot of the paths turned out to be gravel. Plenty of disabled parking spaces but all on grass. Nice cafe, good scones.

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely grounds and house. Mostly flat so ok for wheelchair. Beautiful place to visit. Food in cafe was home cooked and so tasty. Worth a visit.

Thank Shazakiwi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here en route to Coombe Abbey Hotel and enjoyed looking around and learning about it's interesting history. Coughton Court stands in 25 acres of grounds containing some really beautiful gardens. It is thought that there was a medieval house on the site when...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is a gem of a place. The house itself is perfectly preserved and full of fascinating artifacts and as with most National Trust houses, the volunteers are on hand to help you make the most of each room's amazing contents. The gardens were...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought my mum disabled sister and teenage son here on Sunday . Had a lovely day visited the house and gardens and enjoyed a really relaxing picnic in the picnic area by the car park . It was busy but still felt there was plenty...More

Thank Dottyds3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in the Tudor era, or just love a great garden visit, this is a great place. Plenty of advice on hand to learn about the gunpowder plot, right through to the abdication of Edward VIII.

Thank wolfieupnorth
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