In and around Berkshire

The Thames and wooded hills beyond as seen from Cannings View at Cliveden in Buckinghamshire

Visit grand gardens and country mansions surrounded by rolling parkland. Or drop in on intimate homes with intriguing stories to tell

Places to visit

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A bat with its wings spread

Hallowe'en bat myths busted 

Bats are a spooky symbol of Hallowe'en and we have many bat roosts in and around Berkshire. Wildlife adviser Jo Hodgkins is batty about bats and busts a few myths about these fascinating little mammals.

Cliveden Water Garden in Autumn

Autumn bliss around Cliveden’s gardens

Celebrate this harvest season and embrace the outdoors at the National Trust’s Cliveden. With seasonal activities aplenty, Cliveden is the perfect place for autumnal bliss.

In and around Berkshire

Visitors enjoying the Grecian Valley at Stowe Gardens

Supporter groups in Thames Valley 

There are loads of friendly National Trust supporter groups in the Thames Valley. They help support our places like Stowe, Hughenden and Greys Court by volunteering and fundraising. They also get together for fun days out, holidays and lectures.