London and the South East

From sprawling countryside and captivating coastline, to stunning castles and stately homes, the South East has it all.

Places to visit

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Coronavirus update 

From end of Tuesday 24 March, we closed all our car parks to further restrict the spread of coronavirus. This followed the decision to close our parks and gardens in addition to our houses, shops and cafes. We urge people to stay local and observe social distancing. Please do not travel.

To enjoy at home

Apple Blossom

Blossom in the South East 

One of the sure signs that spring is underway in the South East is the uplifting appearance of blossom on trees and shrubs in gardens, streets and hedgerows heralding the arrival of the brighter, milder spring weather. If you're out for a walk from home hoping to see blossom, please follow the government social distancing advice.

Spring and Daffodils - Easter at Aberdulais

7 signs of spring everyone should know 

In hectic lives it's easy to miss the the little milestones that tell us that spring is on its way. Here are 7 signs of spring to look out for and take pleasure in.

Garden tips from our local gardeners

Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

Trusted Source 

Between 2016 and 2018, the National Trust and the University of Oxford teamed up in a bid to enhance the visitor experience at our historic properties and places. The collaboration created Trusted Source, an online knowledge bank of concise and engaging articles about history, culture and the natural environment. Delve into the secrets of the past.