Antony

18th-Century house set within a magnificent landscape garden, still home to the Carew Pole family

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What's on

The garden at Antony

Get stuck into ‘50 things’ 

From getting to know a tree to discovering what's in a pond or building a den, adventure awaits. Experience ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ with the whole family this season.

Upcoming events

Games on the lawn

Sun 28 Jul 2019
12:00-17:00
Every day this school holiday there will be games on the lawn to keep your family entertained. Challenge Granddad to giant jenga or try and beat the babysitter at lawn tennis. The challenge is on.

Summer trail for families

Sun 28 Jul 2019
12:00-17:00
Spend an afternoon exploring the garden and completing the summer trail. You might discover a bit of the garden you didn't know about before.

Miniature raft building

Tue 30 Jul 2019
12:00-15:00
Forage natural materials from the garden and build a miniature raft.

Den building

Wed 07 Aug 2019
12:00-15:00
Build a den as a family and see if it will pass the infamous water test.

Glorious Garden Tour

Wed 14 Aug 2019
14:30-16:00
This walk and talk with a gardener will take you from sweeping views designed by the celebrated landscape gardener, Humphry Repton, to formal gardens thoughtfully conceived by the still live-in family, the Carew Poles.

Conservation in Action

Wed 21 Aug 2019
13:00-16:00
Join the conservation team to find out how they look after a house full of personal treasures collected by generations of the Carew Pole family right up to the present day.
Purple arch of wisteria in the Carew Pole private garden

Wisteria pruning workshops 

Learn to prune like a pro with Head Gardener, Dave Bouch. All levels of experience welcome including beginners.

Family playing in autumn leaves

Autumn at Antony 

Say goodbye to summer, breathe in the crisp air and see what Antony has to offer this season. The 'hero' trees in the garden look spectacular at this time of year. You can take a welly walk in the garden & complete the pumpkin trail, enjoy looking around a cosy family home and finish things off with a winter warmer in the tea-room.

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Eating and shopping

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Get involved

Group of staff and volunteers smiling

Volunteer at Antony 

Make new friends, learn new skills and help keep Antony special. Why not take a look and find out more about volunteering at Antony?

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Our work

Dovecote surrounded by scaffold and a crane lifting off the cupola from the top of the building

Help save the dovecote 

After months of careful building restoration the slates are now back up on Antony's Grade II* listed dovecote.

Orange rose with a backdrop of purple catmint and the north corner of the house.

Roses at Antony 

Roses make up an important part of the planting scheme at Antony. Each variety has been carefully selected for its colour, fragrance, hardiness and shape.

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Learning

Boy looking at an insect under a magnifier

Learning at Antony 

Ditch the classroom and get back to nature with some experiential, hands-on learning outdoors. Sessions can be tailored to meet your needs.

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Groups

Group visit

Group visits 

We welcome groups at Antony and look forward to accommodating your needs and planning small touches to make your visit special.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Antony on the National Trust Collections website