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.
There are performances taking place throughout the summer at National Trust properties in and around Kent. From family favourites like Wind in the Willow and Alice in Wonderland to classics such as A Midsummer Night's Dream and Wuthering Heights, there’s a wide range of productions to choose from.
We talked to one of our volunteer photographers, Sam Milling, about his favourite places to photograph in Kent and East Sussex in the summer. Having grown up in East Sussex, Sam knows some of the best places to photograph in the area and has shared some of his top tips with us.
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.