Around Exmoor

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

Places to visit

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family with dog enjoying a walk

Spring family walks in North Devon

Easy family walks from coast to countryside in North Devon, perfect for your little explorers.

The countryside around Wellington Monument

Take part in the Monumental Trek for Wellington Monument 

Join a challenging 10k or 21k walk across the Quantocks and Blackdown Hills on Sat 11 May, enjoying the incredible views and scenery, whilst raising vital funds in support of the monument.

Spring bulbs flowering at Tyntesfield

Find a place to visit 

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

Volunteers take part in a beach clean at Studland Bay

Beach cleans across the South West 

We look after miles of coastline and beaches across the South West, and rely on volunteers to help us clear the tons of litter that appears on the coast. Take a look and see if there's a beach clean near you for this weekend and beyond.

Groups of people outside the front of the house for a popular event at Arlington Court

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

Dunster Castle

Dunster Castle Uncovered

Sun 24 Mar 2019
Go behind the ropes on this special tour.
Horner Wood

Lambing time talks at Horner Farm

Sun 24 Mar 2019
Peek inside the barn doors and learn about lambing on a working farm.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Astrophotography Workshop

Fri 29 Mar 2019
Join photographers Keith Truman and Laurence Liddy for an exploration of Arlington’s dark skies through the lens. No prior experience needed.

Coffee, cake and clean up

Sat 30 Mar 2019
Join our family volunteering day and help look after Bossington by the giving the beach a spring clean after the winter storms.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Mother's Day tea

Sun 31 Mar 2019
Treat mum to a special Mother's Day tea with a selection of sandwiches, cakes and a fruit scone cream tea in the tea-room at Arlington Court. With plenty of beautiful walks to enjoy around the garden and grounds afterwards, what more could mum...
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Mother's Day crafts

Sun 31 Mar 2019
Get creative this Mother's Day at Arlington Court.


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