Our gardens are all at their colourful best during the summer months with vibrant colours, relaxing spaces and breath-taking views. From the rose garden at Polesden Lacey to the landscaped vistas at Claremont, find a summer garden near you.
The rare purple emperor butterfly was spotted this spring at Bookham Common at the earliest point in more than 120 years.
It follows decades of work by our rangers to protect the specialist habitats it needs. This walking trail takes you through one of the best woods in England for sighting the elusive Purple Emperor butterfly.
Make the most of summer with a walk in the Surrey countryside. Take your pick from these downloadable walking trails with the very best landscapes for butterflies and wildflowers, spectacular views, open parkland and tranquil waterways.
Sharing our progress since the fire has been really important to us. This year we’ve been able to go further and have extended the walkway originally built in 2016, further into the house. To access the house please book a timed ticket on arrival at Visitor Reception, tickets will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
Enjoy theatre, music and entertainment in the glorious setting of a National Trust garden or parkland. There is outdoor theatre at Hatchlands Park, Polesden Lacey and Claremont Landscape Garden this summer and a classical music recital series at Leith Hill Place.
A butterfly dancing from blossom to flower is always a cheerful sight, these bright, colourful emblems of warmth and sunshine are perhaps our best-loved insects. Enjoy a stroll in the sunshine at some of our best Surrey butterfly spots.
The summer sunshine brings out the sense of adventure in us all. Escape the crowds and try something new with a visit to some of Surreys best kept secrets: Leith Hill Place, Shalford Mill, The Homewood and Oakhurst Cottage.
We've got top spots for cycling, tranquil waterways and plenty of hills to climb across Surrey. Whether you want to picnic lazily or walk for hours, you're sure to find something to enjoy in the countryside we look after in Surrey.
There are lots of National Trust supporter groups in Surrey - come along and make more of your membership on trips to National Trust places, meet like minded people and raise money for your local places like Polesden Lacey and Leith Hill Place.