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Thoroughly Enjoyable

We were staying in the local area and researched National Trust properties in the area. We are very... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
120samh
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Kent, United Kingdom
Amazing Country House

Beautifully maintained home family still live in one wing. Furnishings and exhibits great... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
194961
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Brisbane Region, Australia
via mobile
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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, Alcester B49 5JA, England
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

We were staying in the local area and researched National Trust properties in the area. We are very glad that we chose to do here as we loved every second. We were warmly welcomed by the staff and found everybody extremely informative and friendly. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 120samh
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Beautifully maintained home family still live in one wing. Furnishings and exhibits great volunteers well versed Food in cafe lovely

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 194 961
Reviewed 22 September 2018

visited Coughton several times in past years and decided it was time for another visit, Not disappointed. On this occasion there was a lot of interesting facts about the Gun Powder Plot and the role Coughton Court played. Not all the house is open but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roger S
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We came here as a last minute decision, having been camping in the area. The other NT property had restricted and timed entry. I’m so glad we came here instead. The house is beautiful and interesting. The family who still reside here had links to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hollyhead1
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing Tudor house with an amazing history. Beautiful gardens and two lovely churches, one Catholic and one Protestant which pretty much sums up the reformation.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We came here with an elderly friend and found we needed to walk quite a bit to appreciate everything. It was worth climbing 2 flights of stairs for the view over the roof. But it was frustrating to go backwards and forwards to see all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stevepmorris
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

A very interesting place with lovely gardens.spent a few hours here walking round the gardens. Visited the house with a time slot which we were given on entry.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jill W
Reviewed 20 July 2018

It's an ill wind - because the family was catholic and so was regularly fined and generally penalised,they didn't have the money to remodel the house as different styles came into fashion, so it remains true to its Tudor roots. There was timed entry to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pco1
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We went back here and it was lovely. We had a walk round the gardens as there was a little wait to go round the house. Unfortunately due to the recent dry spell of weather, the garden, was not at it's best, but it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank herefordliz
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This country house of the Throckmorton family (involved in the Gunpowder Plot) is a great visit. There's so much history here and the guides are an absolute mine of information. There is so much to see - I'm intrigued by the garment Mary Queen of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bill D
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lisawilliams2014
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I saw dogs there although most were on leads.
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Leila O
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Response from BUCHANANA | Reviewed this property |
From the M50 onto the M5 south to junction 9 and then the A46 north to Alcester. Straight forward.
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