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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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An historic building

Had a lovely day at Coughton court today. A building steeped in history, and was good to read about it's part in the gunpowder plot. Friendly staff help to make a pleasant visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Oldbury, United Kingdom
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Oldbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Had a lovely day at Coughton court today. A building steeped in history, and was good to read about it's part in the gunpowder plot. Friendly staff help to make a pleasant visit.

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Solihull, West Midlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Visited cough ton in the summer when they had a small market on. It was lovely. The market was full of local produce of good quality. Looked round the house which was very interesting and all the staff and volunteers were knowledgeable. Looked around the gardens and took part in the pick your own tulip festival which was good followed... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

for the price is ok nothing special but is great value, lacks atmosophere unless very bust usually busy with functions

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is close to us and a great place to visit. A very welcoming NT property where you can sit as you tour and soak up the ambience as well as enjoy the lovely gardens,

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Very disorganised and not enough staff.Long long wait to use the toilets even longer for coffee and don't even think about getting a burger !!! Staff inside house was lovely but just not enough staff outside .Parking for wheelchair users on field instead of putting them on hard ground and asking people who are able to walk around grounds and... More 

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jersey channel islands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

visited coughton court last month and were rather disappointed .there wasn't a great deal of imfo per room and I found the guides didn't know a great deal. I asked specific questions and they had no answers except the man doing the gunpowder plot talk seemed to know his stuff.i found the chemise belonging to mary queen of scots interesting... More 

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Hook, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
62 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

An excellent day out. The house is full of fascinating contents, especially the exhibits relating to the family's Catholic history. The garden and grounds are beautiful and boast two churches..

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Birmingham
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Not told when paying the £20+ for admission that wheelchair access was limited to one ground floor room. After spending ten minutes absorbing everything that room had to offer we had no option but to leave. We do realise that these old houses have to maintain their character and few if any have lifts installed. However such extremely limited access... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Coughton Court. The house was very interesting and had a lived-in feel about it. The connection with the Gunpowder Plot was illuminating, I didn't know there were so many characters involved. The gardens were an added bonus, in particular the various sculptures dotted around. Highly recommended..

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Warwickshire, U.K.
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Well organised day out, sampling and possibly buying some Cheese & Chutney. In addition, free cooking instruction courtesy of Stratford College, Morris Men on the lawn, Brass Band courtesy of the Bretforton Silver Band, Warwick Boys School Band and the Warwick Brass Quintet. Free Wine Tasting, Real Ales and Ciders and finally what we all strive to see, Ferret Racing!... More 

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