A young child holds an autumn leaf next to their family

Days out

Where do you want to go?

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.​

More details on visiting and booking >

Visitor talking to a costumed Tudor lady in the Knot garden

Heritage Open Days 

Heritage Open Days is back, and this year it’s running from 10–19 September. Some of the places we care for will be joining in the festival with free in-person and online events.

The Central Hall at Mount Stewart

Step inside the greatest houses 

One size doesn't fit all when it comes to the houses we look after. From the biggest to the smallest, the most innovative to the most scandalous, discover the amazing variety of houses in our care.

Seasonal adventures

Honey bee feeding on nectar rich plant

Our most bee-friendly gardens 

The variety of flowers on offer in summer is irresistible for bees, and they rely heavily on flower nectar in the early part of the season. Several of our places keep bees as they play a vital role in pollinating our beautiful garden flowers, fruit and vegetables. Read our list to find out where to see them.

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