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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Testing time for Cossington Park staff

Testing time for Cossington Park staff

The owner, Graham Wason, with Cossington Park team members and an invited guest, spent an overnight stay in both Park House and Park Cottage to see how everything worked and what could be improved to make sure future guests enjoy their stay at Cossington Park Estate. By posing as guests…
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Another Award for Somerset’s Luxury Cossington Park

Another Award for Somerset’s Luxury Cossington Park

Cossington Park is delighted to announce that it has received a Silver Award in the Self Catering Business of the Year category at the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards. A capacity audience of the best tourism businesses from across the region witnessed 70 trophies being presented to the winners…
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Wildlife in Cossington Park's Gardens

Wildlife in Cossington Park’s Gardens

“We saw many electric-blue damsel-flies mating on the water in the warm morning sunshine.” At Cossington Park we keep a book for guests to record wildlife notes as well as our usual guest comments book; we have so much local wildlife enjoying the grounds that it is lovely to share…
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More Weddings at Cossington Park

More Weddings at Cossington Park

Cossington Park House and Gardens make a delightful setting for weddings. Our latest wedding event was held in May 2017 on behalf of the Stradling family, whose daughter Jess was brought up in Cossington. The 200 guests parked in our field and walked across the lawns to the house,…
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