Cossington Park House -Bedroom Names Explained!

Cossington Park House -Bedroom Names Explained!

Most bedrooms are named after their unusual brass door knockers, hence for example: ‘Chaucer’, ‘The Pump Room’ and ‘The Cobbler’. ‘The Trusty Servant’ seems particularly appropriate as this was for a time the maid’s room. I like to imagine that two friars once slept in the large twin beds…
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Christmas Open Evening

Christmas Open Evening

Cossington Park opened its doors for the local residents on Tuesday night, complete with mince pies and mulled wine and cider. Many guests entered the house greeted by a warm glass of mulled wine or cider freshly prepared by Anne Baker and a locally sourced mince pie from Burns the…
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Cossington History - The Clementi Piano

Cossington History – The Clementi Piano

The Cossington piano is a Clementi grand believed to date from 1810-1815. The wonderfully named, and talented, Muzio Filippo Vincenzo Francesco Saverio Clementi (1752 to 1832) was an Italian-born English composer, pianist, pedagogue, conductor, music publisher, editor, and piano manufacturer.  According to Wikipedia, he was sponsored as a young composer by Sir Peter Beckford who took him…
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Downton Abbey Somerset Retreat - live like a Lord and Lady!

Downton Abbey Somerset Retreat – live like a Lord and Lady!

This week, Cossington Park featured in an article within the Country File Magazine. With Downton Abbey hitting the big screens this month, Country File Magazine listed some Downton Abbey styled retreats across the UK. One such retreat was our own Cossington Park. Located, near Glastonbury in Somerset, England, Cossington Park…
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Park House & Park Cottage VisitEngland Review 2019!

Park House & Park Cottage VisitEngland Review 2019!

We are thrilled once again to announce that we have just received an absolutely glowing review from VisitEngland and retained our Four Star Self Catering Gold Award for another year for Park House and Park Cottage. Park Cottage has also retained its Accessibility Award Levels M1 an M2. VisitEngland is…
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Patter of tiny feet welcome at Cossington Park

Patter of tiny feet welcome at Cossington Park

Cossington Park opened its gardens up to a local nursery, Cherrytrees Montessori, last week. The youngsters, along with their parents and guardians, spent an enjoyable time completing a treasure hunt organised by Cossington Park under the watchful eye of Cherrytrees Manager, Margaret Dobbs. House Manager, Dave, commented: “It was…
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Cossington welcomes Erasmus+ students

Cossington welcomes Erasmus+ students

A group of students and staff from the Netherlands, Spain and Finland have been staying here at Cossington Park whilst they participate in a week’s programme with Bridgwater & Taunton College. The students are participating in an Erasmus+ funded project (short for the European Community Action Scheme for…
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Wedding Licence Granted

Wedding Licence Granted

We are delighted to announce that Cossington Park has been granted a licence to conduct Civil Wedding Ceremonies. Set in 22 acres our beautiful grounds and house makes it the ideal venue for a wedding with exclusive use of the whole of Cossington Park estate.
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