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Art & collections

Detail of the Pope's Cabinet, 1742, Stourhead

Introducing our remarkable collections 

We care for one of the world’s largest art and heritage collections. With close to one million objects at over 200 historic places, a surprise discovery awaits you around every corner.

Lacock Abbey by John Piper

Paintings of our places 

Over the years many of our landscapes and buildings have inspired artists. Uncover some of the paintings that have captured our special places.

Exhibition highlights

Stories from our places

Objects in focus

Recent acquisitions and loans

Explore our collections

The majority of objects in our care are recorded in our online database. You'll find many intriguing items to explore at places near you