A family exploring the grounds of Polesden Lacey, Surrey

Days out

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Latest visiting update

Our gardens, parks and countryside sites are open. In England our shops are open, along with outdoor seating at cafés. In Wales some shops are open, and cafés are offering a takeaway service. Houses and other indoor areas are currently closed. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority. We strongly advise booking your visits in advance, especially over the Easter holidays when places may be very busy. Please check the property webpage before you visit and follow government guidance on travel. 

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A family walking past purple spring flowers

Top spring walks 

See where the joys of spring can be enjoyed most on your local walks through the countryside and gardens in our care. And get tips for what nature and wildlife to look out for at this exciting time of the year.

Magnolia tree in flower at Trelissick, Cornwall

Join in Blossom watch 

Blossom is a delightful sign that spring is here, with warmer weather, bluer skies and buzzing wildlife to go along with these floral displays. We’re asking you to look out for blossom on your local walk and share your sightings with #BlossomWatch on social media.

Walker on track through hedges of white hawthorn blossom

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.

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