Remote and romantic landscapes, including a castle home and a house full of collections

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Exmoor in Autumn

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A photo of a family playing with autumn leaves

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Autumn pumpkins

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Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to apple days and half-term activities.

Upcoming events

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Woollen Woods in Autumn

Wed 28 Sep 2016
Come and find the donated woollen creations in the woodlands. All items have been created by knitters, felters and crocheters from around the country. Pick up a free trail from reception and see if you can find the creatures.
Brean Down

'Sense of Place' art project at Brean Down

Thu 29 Sep 2016
The second and final installment of an exciting art project at Brean Down fort.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Conservation in action

Thu 29 Sep 2016
Discover how our team care for the numerous items in our collections from miniature model ships, to stuffed birds and grand state coaches. See the tools they use and learn the techniques they've mastered, plus pick their brains about how to care...
Heddon Valley

Fungi and Foraging in the Heddon Valley

Sun 02 Oct 2016
Fungi come in many shapes, sizes and colours, some edible and tasty, some dangerously poisonous. Would you like to learn more?
Heddon Valley

Autumn Deer Walk on West Exmoor

Mon 03 Oct 2016
Our Ranger, Marcus, is doing a series of early morning walks over the year to give an insight into the life of the Red deer that make their home on Exmoor.
Dunster Castle

Marvellous milling

Wed 05 Oct 2016
See the Watermill working to produce flour.
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