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

Places to visit

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Walks around Devon and Exmoor

What's on this Christmas in Devon

Crafty ideas for Christmas

Visitors in the Dining Room at Christmas at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

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

Artists LOW PROFILE piece of work for Women and Power

Women and Power - For Me, For Her, For You  

For me, for her, for you is a seven track audio work by artists LOW PROFILE - weaving together interviews, songs and recorded messages threaded together with new sound work by collaborator Neil Rose. It’s best when listened to in order, happy listening.

Meet Father Christmas in the South West

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

Upcoming events


Deck the Halls in Cotehele Gallery

Tue 20 Nov 2018
The festive exhibition at Cotehele Gallery features the work of West Country artists and craft makers. You'll find beautiful pieces for your home or for that extra-special Christmas gift.
Bideford Bay and Hartland

Artist in residence, Bucks Mills cabin

Tue 20 Nov 2018
Each year, we invite artists to use Bucks Mills cabin for a period of time to take advantage of the wonderful light and beautiful scenery.

Secret Cotehele tour and lunch

Tue 20 Nov 2018
An in-depth tour of Cotehele house. You'll meet the team as they give the house its annual deep clean, learn about conservation practices and peek behind closed doors. Morning coffee and lunch included.

Festive family trail

Tue 20 Nov 2018
Wrap up warm and bring the family to Cotehele to follow this fun festive trail.

Commemoration Garland in the Great Hall

Tue 20 Nov 2018
We're commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War with a special artwork created by West Country artist Dominique Coiffait, inspired by the ebb and flow of life in Cotehele garden. This artwork will wind around the walls of the...

First World War exhibition at Cotehele - Dulce Et Decorum Est

Tue 20 Nov 2018
Cotehele's First World War exhibition features photos, trench art and personal items loaned from members of the local community.


Home to remote and romantic landscapes, including a castle home and a house full of collections.


You can find exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline.


There are country house estates and glorious Devon gardens, quirky homes and stories to uncover near Exeter

Public notices in Devon 

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