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

Places to visit

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Ideas for you to explore

Ideas to get active for the New Year

The garden at Killerton looks glorious in the winter sun.

Find a place to visit 

In the South West you're never far from a National Trust garden, house or countryside walk.

Morning view over the Plym Estuary running through Saltram Park

Mayflower 400: Tide and Time 

Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower sailing from Plymouth to America, through a series of cultural events, exhibitions and stories in city of Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall.

Upcoming events


Winter walks

Thu 23 Jan 2020
Wrap up warm and discover Saltram's parkland this January.

Bird bingo at Cotehele

Thu 23 Jan 2020
Children will discover more about the birds that live at Cotehele as they explore the garden and countryside with this fun trail.

January tours: A different side to the family home

Thu 23 Jan 2020
Join one of our guided tour to find out about a different side to this family home
Plymbridge Woods

Plym Valley Parkrun

Sat 25 Jan 2020
Plymvalley parkrun is a FREE, weekly 5km timed event every Saturday morning - walk, jog, run or volunteer.
Buckland Abbey

Winter family trails

Sat 25 Jan 2020
Take part in this Winter family trail for everyone to enjoy
Buckland Abbey

Winter Walks

Sat 25 Jan 2020
The estate walks are open every weekend in January for the whole family to explore.
Enjoy a wassail at an iconic location

What's on 

There are hundreds of events happening across the South West, including wassailing, volunteer open days and kids trails.

Winter wellbeing

Conservation in Devon

Enjoy a winter walk through the park at Saltram, Devon

Devon winter walks

Blow away the cobwebs this winter and head out on a bracing walk to explore the amazing countryside, parks and gardens and, of course, the Devonshire coastline.

The house and surrounding garden at Greenway in winter

Why the National Trust looks after places in Devon 

Ever wondered about the history and people behind the places the National Trust looks after in Devon? Read on.


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