Around Bath & Bristol

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

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Children playing in the Bide Brook and a dog walker in the village Lacock in Wiltshire

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

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Avebury

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Sat 24 Jun 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.
Avebury

Yoga on the lawn

Sat 24 Jun 2017
09:45-11:00
Relax in the stunning setting of Avebury Manor garden as you take part in a rejuvenating outdoor yoga session with local instructor Cheryl Parr. Parking in the main visitor car park included.
Bath Skyline

Festival of Nature: Bath BioBlitz

Sat 24 Jun 2017
10:00-17:00
The race is on to find as much wildlife as we can! How mych can be discovered in 24 hours?
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

A grand tour family trail

Sat 24 Jun 2017
10:30-17:00
A fun family trail about the travels of the Talbot family. Join them on their holiday, try and work out where they have gone.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

'Fractured architecture' by Thomas Kellner

Sat 24 Jun 2017
10:30-17:00
German photo artist, Thomas Kellner, presents an exhibition of cubist photography of the seemingly dancing architecture of famous landmarks at the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock, Britain's birthplace of photography.
Tyntesfield

House Tickets: June 2017

Sat 24 Jun 2017
11:00-12:00
In 2017 the house at Tyntesfield will be open in some way, every day (except Christmas 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