A Victorian Obsession at Leighton House Museum

Lord Leighton, Greek girls picking up pebbles by the sea, 1871 © Studio Sébert Photographes

Lord Leighton, Greek girls picking up pebbles by the sea, 1871

From 14 November 2014, National Trust partner Leighton House Museum will be home to A Victorian Obsession: The Pérez Simón Collection, an exhibition of rarely seen masterpieces of Victorian art belonging to the Mexican collector Juan Antonio Pérez Simón.

Routemaster bus tours in 2015

Our green Routemaster bus out on the Goldfinger tour © Sophia Schorr-Kon

Our green Routemaster bus out on the Goldfinger tour

After another popular set of Routemaster bus tours, we are pleased to announce that the bus tours will be back in spring 2015. Here’s a reminder of what’s in store…

Strawberry Hill Opens Restored Rooms to the Public

Strawberry Hill House  © credit to: Strawberry Hill Trust/Killian O'Sullivan

Strawberry Hill House

Following a restoration project, Horace Walpole’s private rooms at Strawberry Hill House are now open for the first time since the 18th century. After undergoing a second phase of restoration, the private rooms of writer, collector and historian Horace Walpole will be open to the public on the 1 March 2015 at his Gothic villa in Twickenham.

Isokon Gallery Opens for Second Year

Isokon Building on Lawn Road, Hampstead © National Trust

Isokon Building on Lawn Road, Hampstead

With Support from National Trust London and following on from the success of the 2014 opening, the Isokon Gallery will again open its doors to the public on the 7 March 2015. Focusing on the building’s design, its iconic Isokon furniture and its notable residents including Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer and Agatha Christie, the exhibition will tell the remarkable story of the Isokon apartment building.

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Exploring London couldn't be easier with our handy schedule of diverse events coming up around the capital. Painting, portraiture, performance and comedy - we've lots lined up.

Introducing National Trust London

 We’re all about London – its history, atmosphere and spirit – reflected in our 10 remarkable places in London and in new explorations of the capital’s neighbourhoods and significant places.

Routemaster tours in 2015

After another popular set of Routemaster bus tours, we are pleased to announce that the bus tours will be back in spring 2015.

The (secret) war time history of Hall Place

Discover how American soldiers stationed at Hall Place – code name Santa Fe – intercepted encoded messages sent by the Germans in a new exhibition at National Trust partner Hall Place.  

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Detail of suspended fretwork shelves

Detail of suspended fretwork shelves

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