South West

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

Places to go this winter

Volunteering at Dyrham Park

Volunteering in the South West 

Volunteers are a vital part of everything the National Trust does. If you've ever fancied getting stuck in, being part of a team, learning something new or just helping out, now's a great time. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Tulips in flower at Dyrham Park

Find a place to visit 

In the South West you're never far from a National Trust garden, house or countryside walk.

Gardeners carrying out the Flower Count at Lanhydrock

2020 Valentine's Day Flower Count results: it's a blooming numbers game 

In a world where we measure this and measure that, one pleasurable thing that we do measure annually is the flowers blooming in the gardens we care for in the South West, for the Valentine’s Day Flower Count. As the Trust celebrates its 125th anniversary, garden teams have, for the fifteenth-year running, been out and about counting the number of blooms in flower.

Visitors on a guided spring walk

What's on 

There are hundreds of events happening across the South West, including events for Mother's Day, school holiday fun, and guided walks and talks.

Escape into a good book or lose yourself in drawing

Winter walking

Ideas for an active New Year

Winter conservation

More inspiration

Get in touch

How to contact team in the South West using phone, email or social media.