What's on and days out in exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline

Places to visit

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Getting outdoors

Getting ready for the Easter holidays

Something a little different for your day out

Spring bulbs flowering at Tyntesfield

Find a place to visit 

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

Volunteers take part in a beach clean at Studland Bay

Beach cleans across the South West 

We look after miles of coastline and beaches across the South West, and rely on volunteers to help us clear the tons of litter that appears on the coast. Take a look and see if there's a beach clean near you for this weekend and beyond.

Reading and drawing

A couple with their dog on Penrose beach, Cornwall

Dog walking in Cornwall 

Many of the places cared for by the National Trust are dog friendly, find a perfect walk for you and your four legged friend.

Groups of people outside the front of the house for a popular event at Arlington Court

Find an event 

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

Upcoming events


Spring Showcase in Cotehele Gallery

Sun 21 Apr 2019
The spring exhibition features regular and new artists, including Dominique Coiffait, who created the stunning Commemoration Garland displayed in the Great Hall last winter, and contemporary figurative sculpture by Brendon Murless.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sun 21 Apr 2019
Spring is in the air! The gardens are waking up, the days are drawing out and the Easter holidays are upon us which can only mean one thing…family fun at Lanhydrock!

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Cotehele

Sun 21 Apr 2019
Win a Cadbury chocolate prize on this annual Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt around the garden.
East Pool Mine

Cadburys Easter Egg Hunt

Sun 21 Apr 2019
Can you solve the jigsaw puzzle inspired by the nature surrounding the mighty beam engines? Hunt for the pieces to complete the puzzle and claim your Cadburys prize.
Tintagel Old Post Office

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sun 21 Apr 2019
Hunt throughout the house to crack open the Easter eggs and complete your nature themed activity sheet. Be rewarded with a Cadbury chocolate egg on completing the activity sheet. £2.50 per hunt, plus normal admission charges.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sun 21 Apr 2019
Treat your loved ones to a fun day out at Godolphin this Easter and join in with the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt.
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Public notices in Cornwall 

Following The Charity Commission’s Direction the National Trust (in common with all charities) must give public notice of disposals of leases and easements of inalienable land held for charitable purposes for a term of more than 35 years



Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.


Moorland, woods, cycle trails, historic houses, gardens and coast are all close to this maritime city.


Amongst the mysteries of the moor are a gorge, a forge and a spectacular modern fortress.

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Best Days Out Cornwall 

We're proud to be part of an association of tourist attractions in Cornwall that, for over 40 years, has been working to provide the best attractions for families and visitors to Cornwall.