It just wouldn't be Christmas without a Boxing Day or New Year's Day walk to blow away the cobwebs. So why not make the most of the 'twix Christmas week and get out into the countryside on a walk at one of our special places across the South East.
A new exhibition celebrates ten years since we opened the doors to the Scotney mansion. Displays reveal iconic pieces in the collection, many uncovered during our decade-long cataloguing project. Learn about the work of the Housekeeping Manual Group, who hand-draw the historic collection. Opens 4 November, 11am to 3pm. Normal admission applies, access by timed ticket.
A new exhibition tells the story of Lady Clementine, Sir Winston Churchill's devoted wife. See items on display for the first time, including treasured childhood photographs. Learn about the romance of their marriage, through letters and Clementine's beautiful ruby engagement ring. 'Speaking For Herself' opens daily from 18 November, 11am to 3pm. Normal admission applies.
As we reach 80 years since St Paul’s Heights was first introduced to protect views of this London landmark. ‘Points of View’ aims to revisit the subject of London views and explore where they are, and what makes them important.
Interested in making the most of your National Trust membership? Why not join your local supporter group in London and the South East?
It's a great way to meet people and to enjoy special talks, visits, holidays and other social and fundraising events.
You'll also be helping a great cause.
From the UK's largest horse-chestnut tree at Hughenden in Buckinghamshire, to adventures among red squirrels on the Mottistone Estate, on the Isle of Wight, autumn wouldn't be complete without a traditional game of conkers for your little ones.
In September and October, keep a look out for blackberries, the jewels of the hedgerows whilst out for a walk in places like Devil's Dyke on the South Downs and on the estate at Bateman's in East Sussex. Look for plump, shiny, tender berries, with none that are mushy or mouldy.