Coughton Court

Coughton Court Celebrate 600 years of the Throckmorton family at Coughton Court. Explore the historic house that witnessed Gunpowder plotters, priest holes and Catholic intrigues. Discover the family's struggle to maintain its faith against all odds through times of religious persecution until Catholic Emancipation in the nineteenth century. Meander through the award-winning gardens designed by Mrs Clare Maclaren Throckmorton, taking in the walled Garden, Rose Labyrinth and herbaceous borders.
Experience real value for money in the restaurant from hot meals to teas, coffees and cake made from locally sourced produce to amazing gifts in the shop and at the Throckmorton plant sales centre.

Where

Travel by road

From Stratford-upon-Avon, take the A46 west to Alcester. At Alcester take the A435 north and follow brown tourist signs for approximately two miles to Coughton Court.

By public transport

By rail: Nearest stations are Leamington Spa, Banbury or Stratford upon Avon, approximately a 25 minute taxi ride from each. By bus: From Wood Street Stratford-upon-Avon or Banbury bus station take the 269 call 0871 200 2233 for details. CitySightseeing Heart of Warwickshire bus service From Pen and Parchment Stratford-upon-Avon. Service runs every weekend throughout June and July, then daily from 24 July - 5 September. For details see www.city-sightseeing.com or call 01789 412680.