In and around Buckinghamshire...

A circular domed temple, has a collonade of surrounding pillars under a portico. You can see a flight of steps leading up to an open chamber. this is the Temple of Ancient Virtue at Stowe in Buckinghamshire.

Where will you visit today? The rolling Chiltern hills? A magical garden? The home of a Victorian prime minister?

Places to visit

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Children exploring the woodland at Ashridge Herts

Tree-mendous Ashridge

We are holding a fun-filled family weekend this autumn in order to raise funds for our tree conservation work. Come along and help us celebrate Ashridge's most special trees on Sept 30th and Oct 1st.

Gardens and harvest

Autumn walking in Buckinghamshire

Gray's Monument, Stoke Poges

Gray’s Monument and Gray’s Field Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire 

Standing near St. Giles’ Church, this extraordinary five metre high monument of brick faced with Portland stone captures the poet Thomas Gray’s long association with the village of Stoke Poges and recognises his world-famous 'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard'.

Places to visit...

Coombe Hill in the Chilterns Countryside

HS2 in Buckinghamshire 

We’re working to ensure that special places, including those in our care for the nation to enjoy, receive adequate protection from the HS2 high speed rail network

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.