From Tudor houses and hidden gardens to tors, gorges and natural piers

Travel back in time this Christmas

Find a place to visit 

Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the South West you're never far from somewhere to explore.

A young family looking out across a lake at Stourhead, in the winter
Take a winter walk around Stourhead's grounds National Trust Images / David Levenson

Winter walks in Somerset

Somerset is home to parks, woodlands, gardens and coast. These walks are great all year round, but heading out on a walk in winter is a marvellous way to see the landscapes in a new light and work up an appetite.

A dog next to a knitted Christmas pudding at Greenway
There's fun for all the family at Greenway this Christmas National Trust / Tony Cobley


Christmas is a time for friends and family, getting stuck into the cooking and baking, plus maybe a spot of over-indulging. Here's a few ideas to help make Christmas special.

Father Christmas and a young child
Santa gives a gift to a little girl 1116862 National Trust Images-Rob Stothard

Find an event 

Places in the South West host everything from outdoor cinema to ranger days and guided walks.


World-famous gardens, villages and ancient landscapes, and some lesser-known gems can all be found in Wiltshire


Home to everything from an island, ancient coasts and hidden gems to a castle and Italian palace.

Bath & Bristol

Magnificent houses, peaceful gardens, wooded trails and little-known treasures. See what the area around Bath and Bristol has to offer.