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.

Ranger doing a beach clean at Woolacombe

Keeping our coastline clean 

Beach cleans are big part of our work to maintain the coast, and we're always looking for help.

Upcoming events

Prior Park Landscape Garden

Wild garlic fortnight

Sat 21 Apr 2018
10:00-16:30
Wild garlic carpets the garden in spring, with a sprinkling of tiny flowers, and a delicate scent.
Dunster Castle

A trail of tales - family trail

Sat 21 Apr 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

Sat 21 Apr 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...
Tyntesfield

House site pass: April 2018

Sat 21 Apr 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.
Tyntesfield

Fire and wire at Tyntesfield

Sat 21 Apr 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.
Stourhead

Genius Story introduction walks

Sat 21 Apr 2018
11:00-12:00
Join one of Stourhead's volunteers on a guided introduction to the new Genius story at Stourhead. Discover more about the Hoare family who created this special place on a walk through the garden that was described as 'a living work of art'.
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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