South West

Classic coastline, tropical gardens, iconic monuments and the great outdoors

Rolling fields on the Sherborne Park Estate

Springwatch comes to Sherborne Park Estate 

This year Springwatch will be broadcast live from the Sherborne Park Estate, a beautiful Cotswold farming landscape. Tune in to meet the estate’s huge range of wildlife, from barn owls to otters, and find out how we’re working to protect special habitats like Sherborne Park.

Holnicote Ranger holding a sleeping dormouse

Leading charities call on candidates to step up for nature 

The National Trust is one of four leading environmental organisations calling for prospective general election candidates to help give wildlife a safer future and put the natural world at the forefront of their campaign.

More from the South West

Volunteer removing dust from a bookshelf

Volunteers' week 

There's lots of ways to volunteer with the National Trust. Here's just a few ideas of how you can get involved.

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

Find a place to visit 

Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the South West you're never far from somewhere to explore.

Inspiration for outdoor adventures

Visitors running at a National Trust site

Find an event 

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