Somerset

From Tudor houses and hidden gardens to tors, gorges and natural piers

Places to visit

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Spring gardens in and around Somerset

Visitors at Dunster Castle, Somerset.

Somerset spring walks 

From castles, to moorland, to cities, to coast, there are so many walks to enjoy in and around Somerset.

Joyce, Lady Heathcoat-Amory

Women and Power - tell us your stories 

Who do you know in your community, in your family or in the public eye who use their position, or time and energy to make a difference to the lives of others? Perhaps you have been inspired by the stories from women’s history and the suffrage movement when visiting Women & Power exhibitions at National Trust places?

Upcoming events

Bath Skyline

Skyline Forest School

Mon 25 Jun 2018
09:45-11:30
A morning of fun and discovery with PlayWood Forest School awaits you and your toddler on the Bath Skyline.
Dunster Castle

A trail of tales - family trail

Mon 25 Jun 2018
10:00-16:00
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.
Stourhead

Genius of the place: foundations

Mon 25 Jun 2018
11:00-16:30
A visit to the house brings to life the Hoare family's 'golden path' to success and its influence on Stourhead. The showrooms and basement interactive area illuminate key parts of their story including: the role of the family bank, building a...
Montacute House

'Elizabeth of Bohemia: the Winter Queen'

Mon 25 Jun 2018
11:00-16:00
New for the Long Gallery 2018 open season
Tyntesfield

Fire and wire at Tyntesfield

Mon 25 Jun 2018
11:00-17:00
Spark your curiosity at Tyntesfield house this year as we go behind-the-scenes during a major conservation project to replace our fire alarm system and protect this unique site for ever, for everyone.
Tyntesfield

House site pass: June 2018

Mon 25 Jun 2018
11:00-12:00
Things are different at Tyntesfield this year as we work on a major conservation project in the house, and give you the chance to see behind the scenes.
Children on low ropes

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

Springtime in the gardens of Lanhydrock, Cornwall

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