Somerset

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

Places to visit

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Spring at Barrington

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

More from the South West

Visitors running at a National Trust site

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

Upcoming events

Tyntesfield

Great Victorian trail

Tue 30 May 2017
10:00-16:00
Britain's Victorians changed the world we live in, find out how on our Great Victorian family trail.
Prior Park Landscape Garden

Half-term swan trail

Tue 30 May 2017
10:00-16:00
With our resident swan family in the garden, our half-term trail will lead you to all sorts of interesting facts about swans
Dunster Castle

A trail of tales - family trail

Tue 30 May 2017
10:00-15:00
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.
Montacute House

'Copying Holbein'

Tue 30 May 2017
11:00-15:30
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.
Barrington Court

Paint a hand cut springtime wooden decoration

Tue 30 May 2017
11:00-16:00
Make up your own design and paint a hand cut wooden decoration, there will be a selection of shapes for you to choose from.
Dunster Castle

'Have a go' Archery

Tue 30 May 2017
11:00-16:00
How good are you with bow and arrow? Try your hand at archery on the Green Court.
Children playing in the Bide Brook and a dog walker in the village Lacock in Wiltshire

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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.