Around Bath & Bristol

Magnificent houses, peaceful gardens, wooded trails and little-known treasures.

Places to visit

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Family group at Trerice

Heritage Open Days 2019 

From 13-22 September 2019, the Heritage Open Days festival returns with a packed programme of activities. This annual festival celebrates our diverse history, architecture and culture, so you can visit many of the places we care for entirely for free.

Autumn brings spectacular light and colour to Kingston Lacy in Dorset

Find a place to visit 

In the South West you're never far from a National Trust garden, house or countryside walk.

Upcoming events

Avebury

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Sat 21 Sep 2019
01:00-23:59
An opportunity to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors in this iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy these wide open spaces by challenging yourself to complete all eight walks - once done you'll have walked 50km.
Avebury

Wiltshire Landscape walking challenge

Sat 21 Sep 2019
01:00-23:59
This is an opportunity to discover more of Wiltshire's iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy beautiful open spaces and challenge yourself to complete all twelve walks at our landscape sites.
Tyntesfield

Golden tree walks

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:00-16:00
Join us during the golden season for self-led walks through the changing colours of Tyntesfield's trees.
Prior Park Landscape Garden

Heritage Open Days 2019

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:00-16:30
Taking part in the Heritage Open Days festival of history and culture in their 25th anniversary year.
Avebury

Still digging ... Recent excavations around Avebury

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:00-17:30
This year at Avebury we’ll be shining a light on recent excavations through a pop up exhibition in the Barn gallery. This exhibition will highlight many of the results of those excavations alongside a selection of the artefacts discovered.
Tyntesfield

Make a stool or coffee table 2019 - Sorry, sold out.

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:00-16:00
Under the expert guidance of the Somerset Bodgers you can create your own stool or coffee table.
Visitors pick up fallen apples in the orchard at Killerton, Devon

What's on 

There are hundreds of events happening across the South West, including outdoor theatre, bee trails and book festivals.

Apples, orchards and forts

Gloucestershire

Cotswold landscapes, famed gardens and grand homes dating back to the Romans, discover what Gloucestershire has to offer.

Somerset

From Tudor houses and hidden gardens to tors, gorges and natural piers, see what Somerset has to offer.

Wiltshire

World-famous gardens, villages and ancient landscapes, and some lesser-known gems can all be found in Wiltshire