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Spring at Barrington

Spring time display of tulips in East Court at Montacute House

An abundance of flowers

Spring is arriving in the garden

Just over the border
The Temple of Apollo reflected in the lake at Stourhead, Wiltshire

Spring at Stourhead 

Palladian house and world-famous landscape garden makes for an ideal spring day out. A landscape filled with colour and rooted in history.

The great outdoors

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Mother and daughter looking at plants

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

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Dunster Castle

A trail of tales - family trail

Thu 30 Mar 2017
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.
Montacute House

'Copying Holbein'

Thu 30 Mar 2017
This exhibition explores a selection of works after Hans Holbein the Younger and assesses Holbein's legacy in Britain, incorporating the results of National Portrait Gallery's 'Making Art in Britain' project.

House Tickets: March 2017

Thu 30 Mar 2017
In 2017 the house at Tyntesfield will be open in some way, everyday (except Christmas day).

Guided estate walk

Fri 31 Mar 2017
Step out with a volunteer guide and explore the countryside beyond the garden 'gate' as spring brings the first flush of a new season's colour to the estate.
Prior Park Landscape Garden

Family Spring Trail

Sat 01 Apr 2017
Spend family time outdoors as you follow a trail celebrating the best of spring around the garden.

House Tickets: April 2017

Sat 01 Apr 2017
In 2017 the house at Tyntesfield will be open in some way, every day (except Christmas day).
A family under the magnolia at Lanhydrock

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Public notices for Somerset 

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.