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Cothay Manor

Greenham, Wellington TA21 0JR, England
+44 1823 672283
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Magical place

Approach is by long winding narrow country lanes and an avenue of beech trees. The house is only... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
United Kingdom
Tranquil beauty with a touch of English eccentricity

Lovely peaceful gardens with lots of little 'rooms' to discover. Cothay is not a large place so... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Vickie H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Greenham, Wellington TA21 0JR, England
+44 1823 672283
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Approach is by long winding narrow country lanes and an avenue of beech trees. The house is only open on sundaysand bank holidays but from the outside it is still beautiful and fascinating. Car parking is in a field. From there the approach to the...More

Thank in_the_picture
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely peaceful gardens with lots of little 'rooms' to discover. Cothay is not a large place so just take time to wander and absorb the atmosphere. It is a welcome change from over organised, over signed National Trust properties, this is a more genuine look...More

1  Thank Vickie H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Cothay is an amazing place beautifully run and cared for by the family who own it. The house tour is an amazing experience - stepping back in time. Often a member of the family will show you round which feels extra special. Refreshments in the...More

Thank carolbaby477
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I am sure this is a beautiful place. Please just advertise fairly. Put it in your website that you have to pay £7.80 to visit the garden before you can buy tea or cake. It is not good enough to say there is a big...More

Thank Anne7688
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This was a very disappointing second trip after a gap of several years, as we had taken family who had never been before. Although parts of the garden were pretty other areas were in desperate need of TLC and overall were not as good as...More

1  Thank MLWH
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I have been to Cothay several times. It is one of the most stunning gardens I have ever seen - especially at June/July. The manor is also very beautiful, dating way back to mediaeval days. It's is true there is a bit of a delay...More

1  Thank Daisy-cat14
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We had a group day at Cothay and it was fantastic. We had coffee upon arrival with a warm welcome from the owner and 'head gardener' (same person) We then had a tour of the house - what history, not only about the house but...More

Thank rfi30
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I was part of a group touring gardens and this was the highlight of the week. We were greeted with great charm and welcome by the owner, and spent the most delightful afternoon admiring the superb plantings, design and colours in this wonderful place. It...More

Thank borderwoman
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We took a group here last week and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. The weather was very good and we arrived for coffee and biscuits. After that followed 2 guided tours round the house - most interesting particularly as the house is a family home. There...More

Thank HoneyD337
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The gardens are divine, really beautiful, The formal gardens are arranged into beautiful, almost maze like rooms but the most spectacular was the meadow which is randomly planted with assorted colour tulips. Never seen this before in a meadow, stunning. But when we came to...More

5  Thank SquelchSomerset
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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"
5 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