Summer is here and though you can't always count on sunshine you can depend on a summer day out at one of these places. From colourful gardens, to peaceful walks and historical homes, which one will become part of your summer memories?
The South West is home so all sorts of wildlife, and the places we care for are great for spotting some of the species that live here. There's the weird, wonderful and colourful waiting to be found, in particular, there's butterflies galore.
You're spoilt for choice of picnic spots in the South West. There are endless sands at Studland Beach, Dorset or thewoodlands and orchards of Lydford Gorge in Devon plus many more. Pack your picnic and find out for yourselves.
The archaeologists who help look after and discover the stories of the places we care for have a real knack for solving mysteries. Here Nancy Grace turns detective to uncover the local people who helped remodel the magnificent Italian-style house at Kingston Lacy in the 1800s.
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 and people can access it.
Behind the scenes, teams of specialists work to discover the past of the places we care for. A mix of fascinating research and special technology helped show what happened to 1300 trees once planted at Lodge Park.
We love talking to our supporters, after all we wouldn't be here without you. Join our communities where we talk about coast, countryside, caring for houses, gardens & woods in the South West (and the odd slice of cake).
If you're looking for somewhere to stay on your next break to the South West, we've got lots to choose from.
There are cabins by the sea, cosy cottages in the hills, manor houses and even a lighthouse or two.
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.