Around Exmoor

Remote and romantic landscapes, including a castle home and a house full of collections

Places to visit

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Exmoor in winter

Cyclists cycling through Plymbridge

Getting outdoors and active this year? 

Getting active on the New Year's resolution list?

Get back to nature this February half term

February half-term fun around Devon and Exmoor 

Come rain or shine there'll be plenty of family fun during February half term at places we look after. Enjoy some fresh air or discover intriguing stories from ages past.

Visitor walking their dog on a frosty morning in the north woodland, Trelissick, Cornwall

Find a place to visit 

Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the South West you're never far from somewhere to explore.

National Trust flower count daffodils

The annual Valentine's Day Flower Count results are in 

Garden teams have been busy counting flowers in gardens across the South West all in time for Valentine’s Day. The results are in, showing that spring is just around the corner, but there’s some confusion in the flower world; has the cold snap passed?

Girl running through a field in winter hat

Find an event 

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

Reading and drawing

Upcoming events

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Photography trail

Tue 19 Feb 2019
Explore Arlington through the camera's lens with a brand new photography trail inside and outside. Compare the old with the new, see previously unseen photographs, and share your own pictures with us.
Dunster Castle

Dunster Castle: Under the Sheets

Tue 19 Feb 2019
The dust cloths will be out, the scaffolding up and the collection seen as never before.
Heddon Valley

Create your own willow bird feeder at the Hunter's Inn

Wed 20 Feb 2019
'Help a wild animal' is one of the 50 Things to do before you're 11 and 3/4 - so why not join a National Trust volunteer to create your own willow craft animal or bird feeder?

Family Volunteering Bash and Burn

Thu 21 Feb 2019
A fun family day with a sense of a job well done. Get out in the fresh air and help the Rangers cut and burn gorse bushes at Morte Point, Mortehoe.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Pips to plants

Thu 21 Feb 2019
Plant pips with the family with the garden team. Tick one of the '50 things to do before you're 11 and 3/4' off the list - plant it, grow it, eat it.

Introduction to landscape photography: guided walks at Woolacombe

Sat 23 Feb 2019
Have you always wanted to capture the beauty of Woolacombe in that perfect photo? Why not come along to one of our 'introduction to photography' walks with local photographer and NT volunteer Mark Johnson?


From Tudor houses and hidden gardens to tors, gorges and natural piers, see what Somerset has to offer.


Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.


Home to remote and romantic landscapes, including a castle home and a house full of collections.