Follow the I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree nature-themed trail at Batemans or find out all about the Castle Characters at Bodiam Castle. With spring flowers in bloom and warmer weather on the way, May half-term is the ideal time to explore the outdoors and try new things in and around East Sussex.
Following a sell-out season last year, 2019 is set to be our busiest programme yet. There is so much happening, from theatre and comedy, to opera, open-air performances and children’s shows. There's something for everyone to get involved with.
Henry Middleton helps us care for extraordinary objects in unusual circumstances. A dedicated member of Scotney's Housekeeping Manual Group, he's helped create over 20,000 hand-drawn records of the Castle's unique collection.
Members of our National Trust supporter groups in Sussex help fund raise for places like Nymans and Sheffield Park - they also get together for days out and talks and tours or volunteer at their local place.
Share a wander in the great outdoors with your four-legged friends. Encounter wagging tails on woodland trails or padding paws in wide open parkland. Keep things fresh with a wide variety of trails ready to welcome you and your happy hound.
You don’t have to travel far to find bluebells in spring. From Emmetts Garden in Kent where the hillside is swathed in blue, to the ancient woodlands of Hinton Ampner, these are some of our top spots for bluebells in London and the South East.