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

Places to visit

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Spring at Barrington

Just over the border
The Temple of Apollo reflected in the lake at Stourhead, Wiltshire

Spring at Stourhead 

Palladian house and world-famous landscape garden makes for an ideal spring day out. A landscape filled with colour and rooted in history.

The great outdoors

More from the South West

Visitors running at a National Trust site

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Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to spring walks.

Upcoming events


Trust 10

Sun 28 May 2017
Run 10k for free at Tyntesfield Please note: Tyntesfield has a pay & display car park. £5 per vehicle. Charge applies to all non-member runners. National Trust members with in date car sticker park free.

Great Victorian trail

Sun 28 May 2017
Britain's Victorians changed the world we live in, find out how on our Great Victorian family trail.
Prior Park Landscape Garden

Half-term swan trail

Sun 28 May 2017
With our resident swan family in the garden, our half-term trail will lead you to all sorts of interesting facts about swans

Family Woodworking 2017

Sun 28 May 2017
Under the expert guidance of the Somerset Bodgers, you'll construct a pencil, whistle, or small animal in this fun one day workshop using traditional hand tools and timber from the Tyntesfield estate.

Flower Gala

Sun 28 May 2017
Floral displays including blooms from Stourhead Garden bring colour and fragrance to this historical church.
Dunster Castle

A trail of tales - family trail

Sun 28 May 2017
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.
Children playing in the Bide Brook and a dog walker in the village Lacock in Wiltshire

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Public notices for Somerset 

Following The Charity Commission’s Direction the National Trust (in common with all charities) must give public notice of disposals of leases and easements of inalienable land held for charitable purposes for a term of more than 35 years.