Towns in
West Country

Historic Houses

Athelhampton House and Gardens

Welcome to the Athelhampton House and Gardens  Web Site. Your personal guided tour of one of the finest 15th Century Houses in  England starts here. See for yourself the abundance of history both  architectural and cultural.

Blaise Castle House Museum

Situated in the beautiful parkland of the  Blaise Estate at Henbury - the Museum is situated in an 18th century house and  holds most of the Museums Service's social history collection.


Cadhay House stands in a pleasant listed  garden, with herbaceous borders and yew hedges.

Chettle House

In 1710 Thomas Archer was commissioned to  build the existing Chettle House. The house has no corners, all corners are  rounded in common with the Archer style similar to those at the Church in Smith  Square in London.

The Georgian House

This historic Georgian townhouse can be found  just off bustling Park Street, near the Cabot Tower, and provides a fascinating  insight into the day to day existence of master and servant.


Longleat House and Safari Park, Home of the  7th Marquess of Bath.

Mount Edgcumbe House Country Park

Sir Richard Edgcumbe of Cotehele built a new  home in his deer park at Mount Edgcumbe in 1547-53.

The Red Lodge

This historic Elizabethan house has been  'modernised' and restored several times thoughout its 400 year history.

Ugbrooke Park

A warm welcome awaits you at Ugbrooke Park,  home of the Lords Clifford of Chudleigh for three hundred years and the present  Clifford family's private home.