Lytes Cary Manor (National Trust)

Lytes Cary Manor, Nr Somerton, TA11 7HU

Lytes Cary Manor (National Trust)


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 Herball 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.

Children's play area. Dogs  on leads welcome on estate walks. Cafe. Shop.

To avoid disappointment please book your visit to Lytes Cary Manor in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends, school holidays and bank holidays. If you do not book admission cannot be guaranteed.


Prices: Adult £8.00. Child £4.00. Family £20.00/£12.00. NT Members free.

Gallery image of visitors in garden credit National Trust.


  • Parking On-Site Parking On-Site
  • Cafe/ Restaurant Cafe/ Restaurant
  • Family friendly Family friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted Credit Cards Accepted
  • Dogs Welcome Dogs Welcome
  • Shop Shop
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Coach Parking Coach Parking
  • Open All Year Open All Year
  • Partial Disabled Access Partial Disabled Access

Contact Details

Lytes Cary Manor, Nr Somerton, Somerset, United Kingdom, TA11 7HU

Open March-November. Call or visit website for details.

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