The precious days of summer are here for us to relish and enjoy, the garden is bright and alive with scent and colour, hear the gentle buzz of bees as they gather nectar from the abundant flowers swaying in the breeze.
In the summer months there's an abundance of wildlife to be spotted in Somerset. Our ranger teams work ranger teams work hard to create the best environment for some much-loved species. Why not take a walk in the great outdoors and see what you can spot?
The archaeologists who help look after and discover the stories of the places we care for have a real knack for solving mysteries. Here Nancy Grace turns detective to uncover the local people who helped remodel the magnificent Italian-style house at Kingston Lacy in the 1800s.
When nature and wildlife can move freely between habitats, they flourish. Without this freedom, they suffer. Our coastal ambition is to join up the coastline, working with partners to make a link around the coast so wildlife can prosper and people can access it.
Behind the scenes, teams of specialists work to discover the past of the places we care for. A mix of fascinating research and special technology helped show what happened to 1300 trees once planted at Lodge Park.
We love talking to our supporters, after all we wouldn't be here without you. Join our communities where we talk about coast, countryside, caring for houses, gardens & woods in the South West (and the odd slice of cake).
When nature and wildlife can move freely between habitats, they flourish. Without this freedom, they suffer. Our coastal ambition is to join up the coastline, working with partners to make a link around the coast so wildlife can prosper.
If you're looking for somewhere to stay on your next break to the South West, we've got lots to choose from.
There are cabins by the sea, cosy cottages in the hills, manor houses and even a lighthouse or two.