Around Bath & Bristol

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

Places to visit

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Around Bristol and Bath there is lots to explore in the winter. You will find historic houses and their gardens, countryside and woodland walks to allow you to get close to nature and escape in the outdoors as the seasons change. 

Winter highlights

Volunteering at Tyntesfield

Interested in volunteering? 

If you're looking for something new to do in 2019 and considering volunteering, the National Trust is a great place to start. We've got lots of opportunities for you to get involved near Bath and Bristol.

More to do outdoors

Photographs from 'First Women UK' exhibition

‘First Women UK’, a photographic exhibition by Anita Corbin

‘First Women UK’ is on display at the Fox Talbot Museum from Saturday 15 September to Sunday 3 February.

Volunteering at Dyrham Park

Volunteering in the South West 

Volunteers are a vital part of everything the National Trust does. If you've ever fancied getting stuck in, being part of a team, learning something new or just helping out, now's a great time. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Visitor walking their dog on a frosty morning in the north woodland, Trelissick, Cornwall

Find a place to visit 

Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the South West you're never far from somewhere to explore.

Reading and drawing

Girl running through a field in winter hat

Find an event 

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

Upcoming events

Avebury

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Thu 24 Jan 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

Thu 24 Jan 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

TYNTEtots: Rapunzel

Thu 24 Jan 2019
10:00-11:45
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by the classic story of Rapunzel.
Tyntesfield

TYNTEtots 2019

Thu 24 Jan 2019
10:00-11:45
Storytelling, crafts and games for 2-5 year olds and their families inspired by classic stories including Thumbelina, The Little Red Hen, The Owl and the Pussycat and Peter Rabbit.
Tyntesfield

Weekly winter photography challenges at Tyntesfield

Thu 24 Jan 2019
10:00-16:30
Stretch your photography skills and see how many of our weekly photography challenges you can complete in January and February.
Tyntesfield

'Play hard' storytelling tours

Thu 24 Jan 2019
11:00-11:45
On weekdays in January, access to the house at Tyntesfield is on a 'Play hard' storytelling tour only. Find out more about the Gibbs family and how they made Tyntesfield their home. Tickets are also available on the day.

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