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

Places to visit

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Footpath on West Exmoor

Walks on Exmoor this winter 

Head out on foot this winter to discover the rugged beauty of Exmoor and its surrounding countryside and villages.

A group visiting Overbeck's

Supporter Groups in North Devon and Exmoor 

These friendly and welcoming groups give you the opportunity to enjoy special interest talks, visits, holidays and other social activities. Find a friendly group in North Devon & Exmoor

Visitors on the coastal path at Highveer Point, between Heddon Valley and Woody Bay, North Devon

Somewhere to stay in North Devon?

Stay a little longer in a holiday cottages, plan a break away with friends at Exmoor Bunkhouse or return to basics in a Bothy

Interior design trends seen through the collection

Family walking with their dog in part of the open parkland at Knightshayes, Devon

Find a place to visit 

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

Upcoming events

Dunster Castle

Behind the Scenes Tours

Sat 20 Jan 2018
Take a peek behind closed doors and see how we care for the castle during the winter months.
Dunster Castle

A trail of tales - family trail

Sat 20 Jan 2018
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.
Heddon Valley

West Challacombe Manor open day

Sat 20 Jan 2018
Open for just one day this year!
Dunster Castle

Volunteer Open Day

Sat 27 Jan 2018
Have you ever thought about volunteering? It's a great opportunity to make a real difference at the special places we care for. Why not pop into our Volunteer Open Day taking place at Dunster Castle on 27 January to find out more?
Coleridge Cottage

Volunteer open day

Wed 07 Feb 2018
Whether it's making new friends, learning new skills, or helping look after a fantastic place, there are many reasons to volunteer. Hear from volunteers at Coleridge Cottage and meet the staff at one of our drop-in open days
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Meet the Chichester's trail

Sat 10 Feb 2018
Pick up a trail and explore the grounds to find out more about the Chichester family who built and lived at Arlington Court. What member of the family do you like best? Prize available for completing trail.
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