Wrap up warm and enjoy a chilly walk among the snowdrops to kick-start your New Year. From 16,000 new bulbs expected to flower at Mottisfont in Hampshire, to our famous 'Stowedrops' in Buckinghamshire, here are some of the best places to see them.
A major new exhibition at Petworth is the first of its kind to celebrate William Blake’s relationship with Sussex. Some of Blake’s greatest works from poetry to painting will be displayed. Includes works on loan from the British Museum, National Portrait Gallery and Tate. 13 January to 25 March 2018.
At Mottisfont in Hampshire discover the quirky machinery and exquisite paintings of William Heath Robinson in the gallery. Heath Robinson is widely known for his detailed drawings of eccentric, over-complicated contraptions. 20 January – 15 April 2018.
Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, Maggie Greville travelled extensively around Asia. From 5 January - 3 May, we'll be exploring the sights and sounds of Maggie's Asian travels around the house and grounds.
Our very rare, but wildlife-rich New Forest heaths are not a natural phenomenon. In fact, if we didn’t manage them they’d soon become woodland. Find out how we protect this ancient and wild landscape, in winter.
We'd love to see you this February half-term at your local National Trust place for some fun family activities. Discover the story of the Elf Mound at Ightham Mote in Kent or have an outdoor adventure with the Orienteering week at Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire.
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.
There are holiday cottages for you to enjoy across the South East from a lighthouse keepers cottage in Kent to garden retreats in Sussex. And every time you stay, you're supporting our conservation work too. How good is that?