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

Dunster Castle

A trail of tales - family trail

Sat 23 Jun 2018
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.

Genius of the place: foundations

Sat 23 Jun 2018
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...
Dunster Castle

World War I assault course

Sat 23 Jun 2018
Right you 'orrible lot! Your King and country needs you! Come and be put through your paces on our military assault course.
Montacute House

'Elizabeth of Bohemia: the Winter Queen'

Sat 23 Jun 2018
New for the Long Gallery 2018 open season
Dunster Castle

Dunster Castle Uncovered

Sat 23 Jun 2018
Go behind the ropes on this special tour.

Exploring the Hispanic-Anglosphere at Tyntesfield

Sat 23 Jun 2018
Did you know that the founder of Tyntesfield was born in Madrid? That Spanish wine and Peruvian guano made much of his family's fortune?
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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