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A Lantern of Light

During the weekends leading up to Christmas and New Year the house is illuminated in atmospheric colours and tones. Below are some pictures taken in November and December 2016.

Montacute House, National Trust, Somerset, Dorsetcamera

A view from the long driveway. The lights had just been switched on but it was not dark enough for the full effect.

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The Orangery and terrace.

Montacute House, National Trust, Somerset, Dorsetcamera

This was my favourite colour light which enhanced the natural colour of the stonework.

Montacute House, National Trust, Somerset, Dorsetcamera

The Orangery with Christmas lights.

Montacute House, National Trust, Somerset, Dorsetcamera

Illuminated pot trees on the western terrace.

Montacute House, National Trust, Somerset, Dorsetcamera

Another shot with the nice golden light.

Montacute House, National Trust, Somerset, Dorsetcamera

A rather spooky looking blue lit house.

Montacute House, National Trust, Somerset, Dorsetcamera

On a second visit we took some shots from the park land.

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The event was very popular. The house was also specially decorated inside but we did not go inside.

Montacute House, National Trust, Somerset, Dorsetcamera

A nice shade of pink!