In and around Buckinghamshire...

Visitors walk in Stowe in winter

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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Snowdrops at Hughenden, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Snowdrops in Buckinghamshire and Berkshire 

In the gloom of January and February, snowdrops are the little wonders of nature which can lift our spirits and help carry us through to spring. Here are some of the best places to see them in the Thames Valley and Chilterns

Winter walking

Frosty plants in Hambleden Valley

Winter landscape photography tips 

Hugh Mothersole, our volunteer photographer and web editor, gives us his top tips for taking pictures of winter landscapes in all weathers, not just the winter snows...

Get the kids out in the fresh air

Places to visit...

Hartwell House Hotel

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.