Spring flowers at Lytes Cary Manor

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

Places to visit

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Coronavirus update 

From end of Tuesday 24 March, we closed all our car parks to further restrict the spread of coronavirus. This followed the decision to close our parks and gardens in addition to our houses, shops and cafes. We urge people to stay local and observe social distancing. Please do not travel.

Brent geese at Studland Bay, Dorset

A healthy, natural and beautiful environment in the South West 

We’re doing everything we can to make space for nature in the countryside, thanks to your support

Visitors on a guided spring walk

What's on 

There are hundreds of events happening across the South West, including events for Mother's Day, school holiday fun, and guided walks and talks.

Getting a fix of nature from your home

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 as spring blooms.