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Corsham Court

Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 0BZ

Type:Historic House/Palace

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Corsham Court

About

Corsham Court is one of England's finest stately homes. Since the existing Elizabethan manor was bought in the mid-eighteenth-century, Corsham Court was intended to be both a residence and art gallery.

The owner, James Methuen-Campbell, began transforming the house into a setting for his collection of Italian and Flemish paintings. The interiors were laid out as a suite of magnificent Georgian staterooms and Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown was commissioned to design a picture gallery. The unique triple cube picture gallery would go on to display the famous Methuen/Sanford art collection featuring Old Masters by Van Dyck, Carlo Dolci and Lippi.

The formal gardens feature long herbaceous borders, a lily pond, box hedging, a rose garden and a stone bath house. There are a number of mature magnolias, beautiful early in the year, when a succession of flowering bulbs carpet the informal glades.

Beyond the formal gardens lies parkland landscaped by Capability Brown and Humphry Repton. The parkland also features a 13-acre lake, ornamental arch and areas of woodland.

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Guide Prices

Senior Citizen and Group rates as per Adult rate

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Establishment Features

  • Dogs-Accepted - In Garden
  • Open All Year
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 1 1/2 hours
  • In countryside
  • Max group size - 50
  • Min group size - 15
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Open by appointment only
  • Village Location

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route
  • Parking (free)
  • Parking On Site

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Show Facilities

Opening Times

Summer Opening 2024 (20 Mar 2024 - 30 Sept 2024)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
Tuesday - Thursday14:00 - 17:30*
FridayClosed*
Saturday - Sunday14:00 - 17:30*

* Corsham Court is closed throughout December 2023.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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  Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to bathnes.gov.uk/BathCAZ
   

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info
  Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to bathnes.gov.uk/BathCAZ 

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Map and Directions

Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info
  Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to bathnes.gov.uk/BathCAZ
   

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info
  Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to bathnes.gov.uk/BathCAZ 
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