Around Bath & Bristol

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

Places to visit

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Create a new tradition this Christmas

Winter walks near to you

A wreath hanging on a door at 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.

Father Christmas, dressed in green, giving a gift to a child with Christmas tree in the background

Find an event 

Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to Father Christmas and festive markets.

Volunteering at Tyntesfield

Volunteer in & around Bristol 

Looking for a volunteering opportunity near Bristol? The National Trust is a great place to start.

Tyntesfield Rose Garden

Bristol and Bath gardens 

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

Upcoming events

Dyrham Park

Deer feeding at Dyrham Park

Sat 03 Dec 2016
Join us for a unique opportunity this winter as we invite you to feed the deer with us before the park is open. It's a great chance to see the deer up-close in their winter coats - an experience not to be missed! Maximum 2 people (including...
Prior Park Landscape Garden

Wreath making workshop

Sat 03 Dec 2016
A professional florist will show you the tricks of the trade to create a luxurious Christmas wreath.

Food and craft market - 2016

Sat 03 Dec 2016
Come along and stroll around Home Farm, enjoy the atmosphere and pick up some seasonal treats. From freshly baked bread and fine cheeses to hand made jewelry and ceramics you're sure to find something to tempt you!
Dyrham Park

Christmas at Dyrham - A Wynter Season

Sat 03 Dec 2016
Join us this festive season as we explore a 17th century Christmas, inside and out! Please note Father Christmas will not be visiting Dyrham Park this year, but we'll have our outdoor Deer Trail and lots of other fun activities for families.

Great Dickensian Trail

Sat 03 Dec 2016
Discover why Charles Dickens was regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era by jumping into The Christmas Carol and through A Tale of Two Cities with Oliver Twist, David Copperfield and Great Expectations all over the estate.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

An Audience with Father Christmas

Sat 03 Dec 2016
Father Christmas is coming to Lacock. Why not come along to meet him in his cosy Christmas kitchen?


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