Historic gardens, houses and ancient sites amongst a patchwork of commons, woods and valleys

Places to visit

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Spring treats in the Cotswolds

Cotswolds spring walks 

If you're looking for top walking trails in the Cotswolds, look no further.

Joyce, Lady Heathcoat-Amory

Women and Power - tell us your stories 

Who do you know in your community, in your family or in the public eye who use their position, or time and energy to make a difference to the lives of others? Perhaps you have been inspired by the stories from women’s history and the suffrage movement when visiting Women & Power exhibitions at National Trust places?

Inspired by World Book Day

Upcoming events


Unearthing Hidcote

Fri 22 Jun 2018
Unearthing Hidcote is a brand new exhibition series launching in 2018. The previously closed doors to the chapel will be open inviting visitors to engage with lesser known stories of Hidcote.

Meet the Stone Walling team

Fri 22 Jun 2018
Chat to our volunteer Walling Team about rebuilding Croome's estate walls - they have rebuilt over 250 metres so far.
Dyrham Park

Hop around the Cotswolds

Fri 22 Jun 2018
Over 100 beautifully decorated hare sculptures are springing up around Gloucestershire and beyond. Can you spot them all?

Antony Bridge exhibition Portraits

Fri 22 Jun 2018
Artist in residence Antony Bridge launches a new exhibition for the National Trust's year of Women and Power.

Jilly Oxlade-Arnott exhibition: Art in Architecture

Fri 22 Jun 2018
Jilly is known for her unique watercolour and fine line ink depictions of historically or nationally significant architecture. She is a Worcester based architectural watercolour artist.

Soul to Sole exhibition

Fri 22 Jun 2018
Step into the basement of Croome Court and discover characters from Croome's long history encapsulated within a pair of shoes.
Springtime in the gardens of Lanhydrock, Cornwall

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Children on low ropes

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


Cotswold landscapes, famed gardens and grand homes dating back to the Romans, discover what Gloucestershire has to offer.


Enjoy unusual houses and walk through the countryside.