Countryside

Revitalise your senses and explore hills, valleys, woodlands and rivers

Taking in the view at Haresfield Beacon, Gloucestershire

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

Woman walking dogs across footbridge

Best places for dog walking

In need of a little inspiration for you and your four-legged friends' next adventure? Here are some breathtaking landscapes and scenic strolls to explore this summer.

Walker on the coast path at East Soar, Devon

Follow the Countryside Code 

With more people than ever enjoying our coast and countryside places, we’re asking for your help in looking after them during your visit. Please help us protect wildlife and landscapes by following the Countryside Code, which includes taking any litter home with you and not lighting a barbecue or campfire.

Close up of two golden labradors on a lead

Make the most of dog walking in the great outdoors with help from Forthglade 

We've partnered with natural pet food maker Forthglade so you and your dog can get even more out of special places we care for.

Help nature thrive
Glanville Fritillary butterfly

Give back to nature 

More than ever before, nature has been our source of comfort during difficult times. But climate change is accelerating the decline of these green spaces. Nature gives us so much, donate today and help us protect these precious places and the wildlife that live there.

Find a place to visit

What will you explore today? We've got houses, forests, castles and mountains to discover with your loved one, with events and things to do to create everlasting memories.