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Cothay Manor

Greenham, Wellington TA21 0JR, England
01823 672283
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Greenham
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural

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Bourne End, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Very interesting tour of house, really good tour guide and the garden is amazing.... also had a lovely lunch at a very nice tea room in the garden.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

As you arrive and you see the house overlooking the pond you are attracted to a view at every turn or archway in this amazing garden. House tour is a must so much to see and enjoy. Even the very relaxed tea-room serves lovely home made cakes. An excellent day out and photographers dream location

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The most magical place with superb gardens. It is on our list of places to go back to at different times of year.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Discovered by accident, I picked up a leaflet in our local supermarket. The gardens are wonderful in September even when they are starting to fade into autumn, they must have been magnificent during the summer, we are definitely going back. The House is fascinating with its history, architecture just grown over time and the amazing eclectic collection of family antiques... More 

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Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I became aware of Cothay after watching Country House Rescue. I visited for the first time last year with my Australian tour group. We had a tour of the house, lunch in the dining room and of course a walk around the stunning gardens. For me, Cothay is the most beautiful country house I've ever visited. Lunch was delicious -... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

If you like plants and gardens you will love this lovely old manor house.It was pouring with rain but it didn't matter.We thoroughly enjoyed our visit

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

First thing to note is that this isn't the world's easiest garden to find one's way to, at least from the north of it ... mainly because of the reluctance of the locals to erect signposts that aid the motorist. However, it's well worth searching out. It has the type of structure that appeals to me, informal planting within formal... More 

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Stourbridge
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We travelled from the Midlands on a day trip. (Bear in mind a hot Saturday in August on the M5!!!) What a tiresome journey! Then through lanes barely wide enough for our coach but it was all worthwhile. The house is wonderful - full of treasures and we were encouraged to take our time as we moved from room to... More 

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Cheddar, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I had tried to find Cothay previously and gave up but this time with the aid of the SatNav we found it. Signposting could be better but once you get there, it is fabulous. Beautiful gardens and very peaceful. Well worth perservering.

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Dunster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

After seeing this place on Country House Rescue years ago I have been longing to visit it as the gardens looked amazing. Found is easier than I expected and was impressed even as we walked towards the entrance/tea room. The house looked amazing from the outside - next time I visit I shall pay to go round the interior. At... More 

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