South West

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

Volunteering at Tyntesfield

Secrets of the National Trust in the South West 

We’re back for a second series of 'Secrets of the National Trust' with Alan Titchmarsh, getting a behind-the-scenes look at some of Britain’s most intriguing historic homes and gardens. Here's some of the secrets behind places in the South West.

Things to do this summer

Mum and child playing tennis on a lawn

Tennis in the South West 

With players back on the courts at Wimbledon, we've taken a look at the tennis items we care for, and the places you can pick up a racket and have a go yourself.

Visitor sketching one of our special places

Drawing inspiration 

Wherever you live in the South West, find somewhere near to inspire your creativity

Ideas for mindfulness and well being

The view over the River Dart in summer as seen from the walk from Galmpton to Greenway via Mill Lane

Summer walks in the South West by county 

Some of the best summer walks in the South West to help you find the perfect route, whether it's near where you live or where you're heading for the summer holidays.

Stories from the places we care for

Kingston Lacy in Wimborne, Dorset

Find a place to visit 

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

A ranger guides a father and daughter rockpooling at Wembury, South Devon

Find an event 

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

The Mewstone at Wembury

Healthy, beautiful natural environment 

When nature and wildlife can move freely between habitats, they flourish. Without this freedom, they suffer. Our coastal ambition is to join up the coastline, working with partners to make a link around the coast so wildlife can prosper.