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


What's on

Two girls sitting on a field making a daisy chain

Summer of fun 

There's loads to keep the kids entertained with a packed programme of workshops and trails. Get ready for summer at Antony.

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.

Upcoming events

Nature detective trail

Tue 21 May 2019
What better way to spend an afternoon than completing the nature detective trail at Antony. Young sleuths at the ready. Are you ready to take up the challenge?

Conservation in Action

Wed 22 May 2019
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.

Flower pots & seed planting

Mon 27 May 2019
Plant a giant sunflower seed, then take it home and watch it grow

Den building

Thu 30 May 2019
Build a den as a family and see if it will pass the infamous water test.

Glorious Garden Tour

Wed 19 Jun 2019
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.

Meet the Beekeeper

Sun 23 Jun 2019
Find out all there is to know about bees and beekeeping from a local expert.

Eating and shopping


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?


Our work

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

Repairing the dovecote 

Play your part in securing the future of Antony's dovecote.

Peach coloured rose with a corner view of the house in the background

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.



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.



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.


Art and collections

Our collections

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