Around Bath & Bristol

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

Places to visit

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Places to see snowdrops

Days out this February half term

Volunteering at Tyntesfield

New Year, new opportunities 

If you are looking for something new this New Year, we might have just the opportunity at a place near you. Here's some ideas if you'd like to volunteer with the National Trust,

The garden at Killerton looks glorious in the winter sun.

Find a place to visit 

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

Morning view over the Plym Estuary running through Saltram Park

Mayflower 400: Tide and Time 

Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower sailing from Plymouth to America, through a series of cultural events, exhibitions and stories in city of Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall.

Upcoming events

Tyntesfield

'Play Hard' behind the scenes tour: 27-31 January

Tue 28 Jan 2020
11:00-11:45
Step behind closed doors and find out more about the Gibbs family and how they made Tyntesfield their home.
Lacock

The Explorer's Guide to Lacock

Tue 28 Jan 2020
11:00-16:00
The Lacock Abbey grounds are perfect for exploring all year round, with streams, gargoyles and botanic gardens all waiting to be found. What will you discover?
Dyrham Park

Frosty views and morning dews: a deer park tour

Tue 28 Jan 2020
11:00-12:15
Blow out the cobwebs with a guided winter walk and find out what the herd are up to at this time of year. Fresh and bracing, this walk is a must for anyone who needs re-invigorating during the winter months.
Lacock

Photography exhibition at the Fox Talbot Museum by Carla van de Puttelaar

Tue 28 Jan 2020
11:00-16:00
A photographic exhibition of the work of Dutch artist Carla van de Puttelaar, entitled Adornments, will be on display at the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock, from 25 January to 12 July 2020
Dyrham Park

Structure and form: winter garden tour

Tue 28 Jan 2020
12:00-13:00
Winter time in a seventeenth century inspired garden is one of the best seasons to drink in the structural planting, clipped formal topiary and evergreens such as variegated holly, yew, bay and cedar.
Dyrham Park

Volunteer recruitment day

Wed 29 Jan 2020
11:00-15:00
Have you ever thought about volunteering with us? We have lots of different roles so why not come along to find out more?
Enjoy a wassail at an iconic location

What's on 

There are hundreds of events happening across the South West, including wassailing, volunteer open days and kids trails.

Winter wellbeing

Conservation around Bath & Bristol

Winter sunrise through trees at Tyntesfield, Bristol

Bath & Bristol winter walks

Why not take a walk this winter around Bath & Bristol?

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