Around Bath & Bristol

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

Places to visit

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Spring walks

Spring nearby

A family under the magnolia at Lanhydrock

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Mother and daughter looking at plants

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Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to winter walks.

Upcoming events

Avebury

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Tue 28 Mar 2017
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.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Spring flowers at Lacock Abbey

Tue 28 Mar 2017
10:30-17:30
Lacock's wooded grounds are full of wonderful flowers over the spring months, ideal for a gentle stroll.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

The making of an inventor family trail

Tue 28 Mar 2017
10:30-17:30
A fun family trail about the marvellous mind of William Henry Fox Talbot, inventor of the photographic negative.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

'Plants in a different light' by Jan Ramscar

Tue 28 Mar 2017
10:30-17:30
An exhibition of botanical photograms by scientist and artist, Jan Ramscar, at the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey.
The Courts Garden

Spring flowers

Tue 28 Mar 2017
11:00-17:30
Crocuses, daffodils, snowdrops, primroses and hellebores; the flowers of Spring burst into glorious life at The Courts garden.
Avebury

Away from Avebury: pop-up exhibition

Tue 28 Mar 2017
11:00-16:00
The exhibition 'Away from Avebury' will return to the Servants' Hall at Avebury Manor. Delve into the adventures of some of Avebury's past owners as you discover where they journeyed to.

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