Acton Court will open to the public from 4 July to 12 August 2018.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
During our summer season we offer guided tours of the house and grounds and a series of Special Events including music, Tudor culture and natural history. Please see links below for our tour times and our programme of 2018 Special Events.
Special Events 2018
Award-winning early music group, The Erebus Ensemble, present Music for the Two Marys, a programme of Renaissance music dedicated to Mary, the Mother of God, and Mary Magdalene.
Tours of House & Grounds
Blue Badge guides tell the story of Acton Court, the Poyntz family who lived here, the monarchs they entertained and the state apartments they built for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
History of Acton Court
In 1535, one of England’s most colourful kings, Henry VIII, came to stay at Acton Court with his second wife, Anne Boleyn, while on his summer Progress around the West Country.