Around Bath & Bristol

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

Places to visit

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Winter walks for a New Year

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,

Winter walk at Trelissick

Find a place to visit 

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

Snowdrops at Prior Park

Find an event 

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

Winter Rose Garden Tyntesfield

Bristol and Bath gardens 

There is much to explore in the gardens around Bristol and Bath.

Upcoming events


Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Thu 23 Feb 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.
Dyrham Park

Star parties

Thu 23 Feb 2017
Come star gazing with the Bristol Astronomical Society. Make use of the Society's large telescopes to bring the night sky to life!

Feel Good Friday: Tyntesfield run (2017)

Fri 24 Feb 2017
Blow the cobwebs away with a morning run round the Tyntesfield estate, enjoying spectacular scenery along the way.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Spring flowers at Lacock Abbey

Fri 24 Feb 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

The making of an inventor family trail

Fri 24 Feb 2017
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

Drawn to the Land

Fri 24 Feb 2017
A series of photographs of female farmers in Scotland by award winning documentary photographer, Sophie Gerrard, on display in the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey.


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