Discover the myths and memories of 400 years of family life at Chastleton before it closes for the year at the end of October. This Jacobean time capsule is a hidden gem with a rambling kitchen garden and impressive formal topiary. It's open 1-5pm Wednesday to Sunday.
It's worth making the trip over to Ashdown House before the end of October when the house closes for the winter. Up until then, guided staircase tours are available on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons with views over three counties from the roof. The glorious woodlands are open for walking all year round.
Coleshill's open afternoons start again on 8 April. On the second Sunday of every month, see Coleshill's restored mill grinding grain into flour and explore the secret underground bunker - a replica of the Second World War Operational Base on the estate.
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.