South West

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

National Trust flower count daffodils

The annual Valentine's Day Flower Count results are in 

Garden teams have been busy counting flowers in gardens across the South West all in time for Valentine’s Day. The results are in, showing that spring is just around the corner, but there’s some confusion in the flower world; has the cold snap passed?

A person walking and another on a mobility scooter, in the Heddon Valley in winter

Winter wildlife walks in the South West 

Across the South West there are walks which take in top twitching spots and great places to see winter wildlife.

Couple on holiday in Devon

Last minute holiday in the South West  

The year might be winding down, but why not make the most of it with a winter getaway? Whether you’re seeking an active holiday with the family, or a peaceful retreat where you can stroll along the coast path, we’re sure to have the perfect holiday cottage for you in the South West.

A group on a tour along the Tin Coast

People's Landscapes in the South West 

This year, the National Trust is launching People’s Landscapes, a series of events and activities that will explore landscapes where people came together to seek dramatic social change.

Reading and drawing

Stary skies at Lacock Abbey

Stargazing in the South West 

From Cornwall to Stonehenge, the South West offers hundreds of opportunities to get away from the bright city lights and discover the night sky.

Visitor walking their dog on a frosty morning in the north woodland, Trelissick, Cornwall

Find a place to visit 

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

Girl running through a field in winter hat

Find an event 

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