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Milton's Cottage Trust CIO

Why is Milton's Cottage Trust CIO the best choice for you?

Following the acquisition by public subscription in 1887, Milton’s Cottage is open to the public as a museum. It retains the charm of the 17th century home that Milton would have known whilst housing one of the world’s most important collections relating to the writer on open display. The three museum rooms contain rare books, paintings and prints that give a unique insight into Milton’s life, work and influence. The literary garden is recognised by English Heritage asGrade 2 registered - worth a visit it it's own right.

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John Milton's unique legacy to democracy as well as freedom of speech and the press. The charitable trust conserves both the cottage, museum and literary garden.

What can Milton's Cottage Trust CIO offer you?

Milton’s Cottage is the only surviving home of the visionary poet and political writer, John Milton. It was in this 16th century cottage that he completed his epic masterpiece, Paradise Lost, and was inspired to write its sequel, Paradise Regained.

Who preceded you?

Visitors come from all over the world, especially America, Japan and China. Friendly and knowledgeable guides for this remarkable piece of history

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Milton's Cottage Trust CIO in summary


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