In and around Berkshire

Cliveden's Parterre on a winter's morning

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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New year, new you

Room guide Diane Felton talks to visitors on the terrace at Basildon Park

Why I volunteer at Basildon Park 

As a history fan and all-round sociable person, Diane Felton found her perfect volunteer role at Basildon Park.

A view of The Vyne gardens in winter

Winter in the gardens at The Vyne 2017

In the heart of winter, venture through the gardens and enjoy a stark landscape in the winter sun. When you're ready to warm up, you can treat yourself to a hot drink in our Brewhouse tea-room.

More things to see and do this winter

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.