Around Bath & Bristol

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

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Spring walks

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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


Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Wed 26 Apr 2017
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

Wed 26 Apr 2017
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

Lacock, camera, artists family trail

Wed 26 Apr 2017
In its 800 years of history, Lacock has welcomed photographers, artists, film-makers and now, you! Follow the lead of those before and capture your Lacock moments on this fun family trail.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

'Plants in a different light' by Jan Ramscar

Wed 26 Apr 2017
An exhibition of botanical photograms by scientist and artist, Jan Ramscar, at the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey.
Prior Park Landscape Garden

Wild Garlic Month

Thu 27 Apr 2017
We're celebrating this aromatic and tasty plant for a whole month. Ramble through the woodland, pick some to take home and grab a recipe to try out.

TYNTEtots: Jack and the Beanstalk

Thu 27 Apr 2017
Join us for Springtime story-telling and games for under fives and their families.


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


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


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