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Cothay Manor

A small Manor House in private ownership. The gardens are a superb mixture of small formal hidden... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rob L
Taunton, United Kingdom
via mobile
A few hours of niceness

The picturesque Manor House as you approach looks awesome. Telling us of such history. It's... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
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Greenham, Wellington TA21 0JR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A group of us from just outside Oxford visited this heavenly place. We were visiting other gardens, and this one was the star. The owner introduced herself to us as the ‘chatelaine and head gardener’ and proceeded, although we were late, to give us a...More

Thank HoraceNumber6
Reviewed 6 days ago

A walk back through time to the 1500s, a house that is a timepiece and inspires the imagination in every room - and gardens that bewitch and enthral. It's a perfect day out. The tea room serves nice lunches and there's a greenhouse selling home...More

Thank BenandLoulla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small Manor House in private ownership. The gardens are a superb mixture of small formal hidden Elizabethan gardens to areas of wild grasslands around a pond buzzing with life. You need to book for the house tours as these are limited, as it is...More

1  Thank Rob L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paul at Discover England Tours, arranged to have my friend and I driven to Cothay which was absolutely beyond beautiful. The garden rooms were stunning. The yew walk, the use of catmint, the wonderful juxtaposition of landscape and hardscape created a just magical experience. We...More

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Cothay Manor with a friend recently and we had a wonderful weekend. We visited on the day of the plant fair and Cothay was extremely busy. We did the house tour which was very interesting and informative, the gardens were beautiful, and then...More

Thank ValandCol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No wonder Oliver Cromwell couldn't find it. In a tour-de-force of driving, our coach nosed down an overgrown single- track lane, backing down one truck and one equestrian, in deepest, darkest Somerset. Time stood still in Cothay Manor House's perfect reflection in a placid mirror...More

1  Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

The picturesque Manor House as you approach looks awesome. Telling us of such history. It's Beautiful gardens...were awesome. The smell of lavender was amazing in the unicorn gardens. it was really just lovely!! The river at the bottom of the garden with ducklings, swimming in...More

1  Thank brains15
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The house doesn't open very often and we were lucky to be in the area on bank holiday Monday when both the house and garden were open. Glad we stopped and visited. Had a guided tour of this wonderful very old house. In awe that...More

2  Thank TourismProfessional
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We visited as part of a group, and Mrs. Robb, the owner, gave us a fascinating tour. She was full of information about the history of the house and gardens, and happy to answer our questions about all her trees and plants. If you are...More

Thank sarahk1130
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Having looked high and low for any information on where to pay for entry, we followed the sign marked " Garden entry" only to be accosted by the owner, accusing us of not having a sticker and you can't come in without paying. She proceeded...More

1  Thank Chris B
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Roberta D
6 June 2016|
Response from RobininBRISTOL | Reviewed this property |
Adult entry to gardens: £7.80, Child entrance to gardens £3.90 House tour: £6.95 per person
18 May 2016|
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Response from RobininBRISTOL | Reviewed this property |
Website says "No dogs"
4 June 2015|
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Response from johnwN4548CM | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Apparently not, you would have to delete old message and resubmit a new one