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Address: Coughton, Alcester B49 5JA, England
Phone Number: +44 1789 400777
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Description: Coughton Court has been home to the Throckmorton family for 600 years...
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.
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Historic Coughton Court

Visited on a beautiful sunny day so were able to view the lovely gardens which are a credit to the creator and the gardeners who spend hours keeping them so special. The house... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Visited on a beautiful sunny day so were able to view the lovely gardens which are a credit to the creator and the gardeners who spend hours keeping them so special. The house is fascinating for the connection to the gunpowder plotters and lots of other things to view. The cafe in the Tudor kitchen is great. However, I am... More 

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birmingham
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59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Really loved this national trust property. Beautiful house with beautiful gardens. The gardens are so lovely you can get lost in them, even when they're a lot of people there. Entry into the house is by time slot. Definitely recommend going up to the top tower for a 360 view of the surrounding countryside. Cream teas were really good. We... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Superb historic building with links to the Gunpowder plot and surrounded by wonderful gardens with excellent guides and good refreshment facilities. One of the better NT properties and well worth visiting.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We were impressed by the homely feeling this house gives. We toured the house and ended up sitting in a living room in the great hall listening to a gentleman playing the piano and reading their books. This room was almost perfect albeit a log fire on would have been wonderful, although in the month of July, that would not... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It was quite an interesting house with a history.The gardens were very nice especially the walled gardens.

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redditch
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Went for a stroll round the beautiful grounds especially the winding path garden .the house is lovely with lots of interesting objects and history,and the courtyard cafe very inviting on a sunny day

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Living just a stones throw from Holbeache House the final 'shoot out location' of the Gun Powder Plot, it was nice to trace the chase back to Coughton. The house is an integral piece of British history since the 1400's and the fight of the Catholic family's survival, strangely the grounds have both a Catholic and Church of England church!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

What a stately home ! Not big but continously occupied by the same family for the last 600 years. The most endearing future has to be how tranquil the rooms on view feel, you know, when you walk into a house for the very first time and think " I would be happy living here".Staff are extremely helpful and knowledgeable,... More 

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Visited last week on a break to the Cotswolds. Lots of parking at this property. Entry is through a modern reception building where tickets can be purchased. Entry to the house is limited so visitors are given timed entry tickets which must be adhered to. Once inside the house you can spend as much time as you like inside. As... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Not only were we able to visit the interesting house -for which you can see umpteen posts- we also wanted to do a walk. At this NT property, there are laminated maps for you to follow. We did the 8 mile walk -probably a bit longer as we did a detour- and it was really lovely to explore the local... More 

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