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Croome Court : Built by Lancelot Brown for the 6th Earl of Coventry in the 1750s, the Court is designed to sit perfectly within Brown’s surrounding landscape design. The Court’s neo-classical interiors are by Robert Adam, and compliment a series of carefully set out vistas across Brown’s landscape. The windows of the Court frame landscape ‘pictures’, which draw the eye through woodlands and pasture towards distant stone follies.

The Coventry family sold the estate in 1948, and the estate fell into gradual decline. In 1996, the National Trust purchased 670 acres of the surrounding parkland and began a 10 year restoration project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and private donations. At that time the National Trust did not have the funds to acquire and endow the mansion, and has since sought to find a solution to protect its future.


Croome Court Park : was 'Capability' Brown's first complete landscape, making his reputation and establishing a new style of garden design which became universally adopted over the next 50 years. The elegant Croome Park buildings and other structures are mostly by Robert Adam and James Wyatt. Enjoy walks in the garden or wider estate, join in one of our many events.

Within Croome Court's walls, King George III enjoyed afternoon tea, Robert Adam created three of the finest rooms in the country, the Earl’s of Coventry have celebrated births, marriages and deaths, from its windows ‘Capability’ Brown created his first masterpiece and now you can help shape its future.Or simply relax with a cup of tea in the 1940s-style canteen.

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Croome Court

By road

9 miles south of Worcester and east of M5. Signposted from A38 and B4084

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Croome Court Park :

The National Trust acquired 270ha (670 acres) of Croome Park in 1996 with substantial grant aid from the Heritage Lottery Fund and a generous donation from Royal & SunAlliance. Tours cover approximately 1˝ml and include a steep hill that less mobile visitors may find difficult. In September 2009 the Trust finally opened the doors for visitors to see inside the Court and their feedback has been fantastic:

Car Parking

There is an alternative car park for less mobile visitors, these visitors could rejoin the group later on the walk

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Croome Park ; Croome D'Abitot, Worcestershire WR8 9DW Telephone: 01905 371006

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