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Coughton Court

Coughton Court Alcester, Alcester B49 5JA, England
+44 1789 400777
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Very poor visitor experience

The National Trust need to look at the way this property is run as compared to neighbouring... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KAW687
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London, United Kingdom
A miserable , cold April day

We arrived here after a superb visit to Upton House near Banbury and took the first entrance sign... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carl S
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long melford
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“walled garden”(90 reviews)
“national trust”(110 reviews)
“gunpowder plot”(161 reviews)
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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...more
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Coughton Court Alcester, Alcester B49 5JA, England
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+44 1789 400777
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"mary queen of scots"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Trust need to look at the way this property is run as compared to neighbouring properties it gives a very poor visitor experience. We visited on a sunny April Saturday when due to recent rain several NT properties were struggling to open their...More

Thank KAW687
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived here after a superb visit to Upton House near Banbury and took the first entrance sign on our right which wasn't a good idea and is probably not recommended due to the narrow lane etc. We parked up on the long grassed car...More

Thank Carl S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a birthday treat for a titled lady and what a fantastic day. The house was wonderful, the guides and staff were absolutely wonderful. Have experience as a guide and organizer of historical events all the staff were top drawer. The day was however...More

Thank Andrew L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two adults and a 7 week old baby visited here in late April, the gardens had a lovely display of daffodils, tulips, bluebells, wild garlic and apple blossom. A beautiful maintained garden with lovely paths which are perfect for a slim 3 wheel pushchair. We...More

Thank Anna C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived when the daffodil show was being set up, so were lucky not to coincide with the large crowds which were expected. the guides were very informative in telling the history of the house and family and the gardens were filled with daffodils, tulips...More

Thank diane m
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on Saturday which coincided with the Daffodil Society's show in a marquee in the grounds. This led to higher than average queue volumes both to get into the property and in the small cafe at lunch time. The staff were friendly and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Coughton today and wish we hadn't bothered. The queue of cars to get in was long due to a big event (Daffodil Show) but the car park staff were very efficient and we were soon parked. So far so good. As soon as we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this lovely 600 year old house while staying in the Cotswolds on holiday. The drive was worth it. Before setting off I suggest you look at the website, especially if it has been wet as the car parks get closed...More

Thank Ludders_11
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a quick visit. This is not the biggest of National Trust place. So if the weather isn’t great this will take around an hour and half to two hours to get round. The gardens may look great once the flowers start...More

Thank garytoplis
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

the house is beautiful with wonderful gardens and amazing artifacts inside. The Throckmorton family are such an interesting family - not only being apart for the gunpowder plot but also the hiding of priests etc. The view from the viewing platform at the top is...More

Thank georgia g
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