Things to see & do

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What's on

Throughout the year we have events to entertain everyone, from outdoor theatre and family crafts to guided walks and seasonal favourites to cover Christmas, summer holidays, Hallowe'en and much more.

Don't miss

  • Visit the bat cam room to see and listen to our live-in tenants
  • Enjoy a seasonal menu in the tea-room with warming treats
  • Pick up a bargain in our second hand bookshop in the cellars
  • See our team; peacocks, Red Devon cattle and Jacob sheep
  • Discover our new family play trail, Monkey Puzzle Mania in the woodland

New play trail map

Join in the the National Trust's 50 things to do before you're 11¾ challenge when you visit to explore our new play trail. Discover our play areas made of logs, bracken and rope on this 2 mile trail.

Appetite for a tasty treat?

After exploring, sample our freshly grown seasonal produce in the Old Kitchen tea-room.

Our menu offers cakes, hot and cold drinks and light snacks, which vary across the year.

Explore our estate

  • Centenary walk

    A steep climb, but worth it for the stunning views. Created in the National Trust's centenary year, …

  • Lake walk

    Get closer to nature at the bird hide and heronry. This is our most popular and established walk aro…

  • Cott Brake walk

    This walk takes you through ancient woodland and parts of the area designated a wildlife reserve by …

  • Deer park walk

    See these lovely creatures on a misty autumn morning. This walk takes you through ancient woodland a…

Free guidebook pdf

Discover our internationally significant collection of carriages and learn about their history and manufacture in our downloadable brochure. Essential for exploring the history of carriages.