Around Plymouth

Morning view over the Plym Estuary running through Saltram Park

Moorland, woods, cycle trails, historic houses, gardens and coast close to this maritime city

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Children playing in the Bide Brook and a dog walker in the village Lacock in Wiltshire

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Saltram

Trust 10

Sun 25 Jun 2017
09:00-10:30
Keep fit in a beautiful place
Buckland Abbey

Medieval Beast Hunt

Sun 25 Jun 2017
10:00-16:30
March past a moldiwarpe, catch a coney and hunt for a herinacius. Come along to Buckland Abbey and track down the medieval beasts on our estate walks.
Cotehele

Milling days at Cotehele Mill

Sun 25 Jun 2017
11:00-16:00
Watch the millers mill on Thursdays and Sundays.
Lanhydrock

Incunables: the infancy of printing as seen in the Lanhydrock library

Sun 25 Jun 2017
11:00-17:00
Incunables is a term that refers to early books printed in Europe before 1501. Lanhydrock has 28 of this type of book, unusually high for a private collection. This exhibition in the historic Gallery will draw on the library collection in order...
Cotehele

Sunlight and Shadows in Cotehele Gallery

Sun 25 Jun 2017
11:00-17:00
An exhibition featuring intricate silver wirework, bronze sculpture, glass, paintings and more.
Cotehele Mill

Milling days at Cotehele Mill

Sun 25 Jun 2017
11:00-16:00
Watch the millers mill on Thursdays and Sundays.

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

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Cornwall

You can find exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline.

Devon

Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.

English Riviera

Explore lush gardens and intriguing historic houses close by South Devon’s classic holiday coast