Appuldurcombe was a masterpiece of English Baroque architecture, and though now a graceful shell, still retains more than a ghost of its former dignity, and many fine architectural details. The celebrated landscape designer 'Capability' Brown enhanced the rolling grounds in the 1780s.
Appuldurcombe House is best suited to older children and adults
Here's some of the most frequently-asked questions about school visits to Appuldurcombe House, posed by teachers and other group leaders
Access to the site is along a dirt path, the majority of which is suitable for wheelchairs but not all. The house is approximately 150m from the car park.
No. There are no toilets or refreshments available at Appuldurcombe.