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Corsham Court

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Firstly, Corsham Court's gardens and surrounding landscape is stunning. The building itself is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This Elizabethan house contains a magnificent art collection comprising 16th and 17th century old... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
CrichtonDorset
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Dorset
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, Corsham Court's gardens and surrounding landscape is stunning. The building itself is spectacular. However, there are some missed opportunities there. Inside the house's main focus is the art collection which is extraordinary. However, not sure why more information was not provided. I would have...More

Thank michelle h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lesser-known house and gardens is just a few miles from Bath, but a world away! It is a lovely Elizabethan home updated in the 18th century. All the famous architects and landscape architects have worked on this property— Nash, Capability Brown, Adams, Repton— Inside,...More

1  Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We were very pleasantly surprized by our visit to Corsham, we usually agree with Simon Jenkins assessments of houses in his England's Thousand Best Houses but not here it should have 5 stars. A wonderful art collection in a stately home in great condition. One...More

2  Thank KAW687
Reviewed 15 August 2018

A real Gem. Lovely Paintings and furniture. Room guides friendly, especially the one learning Mandarin Chinese. No café on site, but nice ones nearby including a fine pub. I was amazed how quiet the house was. Gardens peaceful with a fine Bath house. Just go...More

1  Thank Osric678
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

If I had to chose one historic house as a favourite in England this would be the one!I love this house - it has that special quality that is a mixture of a much loved family home and a Stately House both of which it...More

2  Thank Kathy315994
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is well worth a visit and combines a multiple offering of grand English house, stupendous art works and beautiful gardens to inspect. The house has six rooms available for viewing with a knowledgeable guide in each room to assist with any questions. All the...More

1  Thank Geoff H
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This Elizabethan house contains a magnificent art collection comprising 16th and 17th century old masters. There are guides in all the rooms who are really welcoming and knowledgeable. A down side is that there was no tea shop on site although the village does have...More

1  Thank CrichtonDorset
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Well maintained house and gardens with excellent art. Guides in rooms very knowledgeable. National trust, eat your heart out

1  Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Visited to see the art and collectables and were not disappointed.clearly the family had money and taste.the room attendants were most informative and helpful.the lake views and formal gardens were a bonus. Recommended

Thank Lionel F
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Surely it's a personal opinion. Being in Corsham for few weeks, a visit here is something to plan. Otherwise no special reason to pay 10 gbp.More

1  Thank ReviewsItaly
James M, Owner at Corsham Court, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Corsham Court has about 100 paintings on display in the State Rooms, which have been open to the public since the 1780s. We have pictures by van Dyck, Filippo Lippi, Sir Joshua Reynolds, etc. The Picture Gallery was described by James Lees Milne as one...More

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suehowellya
23 September 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
At the moment, it has been reduced to £7.50, as one of the rooms (the Dining Room) has been closed for refurbishment, so some of the many treasures usually seen here are not on display. Still well worth a visit!
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rhayward410
23 February 2015|
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Response from James M | Property representative |
The State Rooms that are open to the public are all on the ground floor, which is slightly raised from the ground level - there are a few steps through the main entrance up to the ground floor. A platform lift is provided... More
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