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 Devonshire cream tea and seasonal menu in the tea-room
  • Gaze in awe at the golden Speaker's State Coach
  • Meet our team, peacocks, red Devon cattle and Jacob sheep
  • Discover our family play trail which runs through the woods

Textile conservation raffle

Support the conservation work on our textile collection by purchasing a raffle ticket when you visit. Tickets are on sale now until 21 September and cost £2 each.

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.