National Trust - Lytes Cary Manor

Lytes Cary Manor, Charlton Mackrell, Somerton, Somerset, TA11 7HU
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Lytes Cary Manor is an intimate medieval manor house with a beautiful Arts and Crafts garden where you can imagine living.

Originally the family home of Henry Lyte, where he translated the unique Niewe Herbal book on herbal remedies, Lytes Cary was then lovingly restored in the 20th century by Sir Walter Jenner.

The garden rooms contain a magical collection of topiary and herbaceous borders, while tranquil walks on the estate take you along the River Cary.

To complete your visit, take a stroll among our community allotments and discover their creative and colourful designs.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A303. A303 Podimore junction, take A372 then signposted.

Public Transport Directions

Bus/Route No: 376, 664, 665
Route Description: 376 to Yeovil (Mon-Fri only)
664 (South West Coaches) Yeovil - Babcary (Tue-Fri only)
665 (South West Coaches) to Ilchester (Thurs only)
Proximity to Bus Stop: Outside entrance
Other Notes: Good for walking one way, taking bus on other.
Nearest stations are Yeovil Pen Mill and Yeovil Junction.

Opening Times

Opening (1 Mar 2022 - 1 Nov 2022)


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