Collection highlights at our places

Want to delve into the objects and works of art in the houses and world-class collections we care for? Browse all our collections content in one place.

The Library at Belton House, Lincolnshire

Discover the manor and collections at Wightwick

Wightwick Manor and Gardens, West Midlands

Explore a home full of Pre-Raphaelite art and William Morris interiors, lovingly collected by Sir Geoffrey and Rosalie, Lady Mander.


Talks and tours at Petworth

Petworth, West Sussex

Learn more about how the history of Petworth has been shaped over time with our weekly programme of talks and tours running every weekday from 18 March.


Style takes centre stage at Knole

Knole, Kent

Fashion students from West Kent College organised an exciting fashion evening at Knole to showcase their creations.


Croome exhibitions and collection

Croome, Worcestershire

Come and see what you can experience in the Court at Croome. Our collection is returning and we are developing innovative ways to display select pieces.

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The leg that saw the world

Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire

Discover more about all that remains of the figure head of the HMS Centurion.


Trelissick house - behind the facade

Trelissick, Cornwall

Discover the family home behind the impressive exterior of Trelissick house. Volunteers and exhibitions immerse you in its fascinating past and the lives of those who resided here.


An unpretentious family home

Lanhydrock, Cornwall

Lanhydrock house is a Jacobean mansion that became a happy family home.


The Collections at Belton

Belton House, Lincolnshire

The highlights of Belton’s collections lie in four areas; late 17th century English portraiture, silver, oriental ceramics, and books.


Eight objects to look out for on your visit

Petworth, West Sussex

Petworth is more than just a gallery of paintings and is also home to a vast collection of sculpture, furniture and extraordinary objects. Take a look at our top picks that are not to be missed.


Lord Fairhaven's House

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill, Cambridgeshire

Lord Fairhaven bought Anglesey Abbey in 1926 and gifted it to the National Trust upon his death in 1966. Immerse yourself in his luxurious lifestyle as you step inside the House packed with antiques, paintings, silverware and clocks.


The house at Trerice

Trerice, Cornwall

An Elizabethan manor with rooms that take you on a journey through history.


Special exhibitions at Waddesdon 2017

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Learn more about Waddesdon, its collections and the people who lived and worked here through our special exhibitions.


Dudmaston Hall

Dudmaston, Shropshire

Dudmaston Hall remains today what it has been for 875 years. A much loved and lived-in family home.


Back to its best: The Tack Room at The Argory

The Argory, County Armagh

Tired, damp and far from looking its best, the challenge was on to restore the Tack Room at The Argory to its former glory in time for the start of the new season.


Caring for our collection

Ightham Mote, Kent

With more than 2000 items to care for, our team of Conservation Assistants and dedicated volunteers work hard for our Accredited Museum status.


Churchill's life in objects

Chartwell, Kent

Learn how the items we hope to acquire with our appeal tell the life story of Churchill, and why it is vital we keep them at Chartwell for ever.


Top ten things to see in Treasurer's House

Treasurer's House, York, North Yorkshire

Explore the house and discover our model of a Napoleonic gunship, Indian ivory games table and Verre Eglomisé mirror among many other highlights of our collection.


Discover the house at Greys Court

Greys Court, Oxfordshire

​Explore a house described as 'a haven of peace and quietness for those in need' at Greys Court.