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 Drawing Room at Peckover House and Garden, Cambridgeshire
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Visiting Petworth House and Park: What you need to know

Petworth, West Sussex

We look forward to welcoming you to Petworth House and Park - no booking is required. Here's some helpful information about what to expect, and what is on offer when you visit.

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Family fun at Oxburgh Hall this summer

Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk

Summer has arrived so it's time to get outside at Oxburgh and cram in as much fun as possible. From playing pooh sticks to exploring the estate and den building, there's something for everyone.

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Powis Castle and colonialism: The Clive Museum

Powis Castle and Garden, Powys

Find out about Robert Clive’s role in the East India Company and how he influenced British interests in the Indian subcontinent, profiting financially and materially in the process.

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The Language of Flowers

Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Cumbria

The Language of Flowers explores Beatrix’s relationship with flowers through her art and life. It invites visitors to look beyond her beloved characters, to see the colourful and realistic flowers around them, showing her talent as both an artist and scientist.

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Discover the house at Uppark

Uppark House and Garden, West Sussex

The house at Uppark offers a beguiling view of 18th century life in a fine country house, both above and below stairs.

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The National Trust Carriage Museum

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Devon

Explore the Carriage Museum at Arlington Court, which houses one of the most significant collections of carriages in the country.

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Trelissick house

Trelissick, Cornwall

Trelissick House re-opens this year in a different way than previously. We now welcome our visitors to enjoy the views from the south facing rooms with teas and coffees from the Kitchen Café, alongside separate rooms to see the collection we care for and to learn the stories of the families that have lived here.

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Art and culture at Dinefwr

Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire

Dinefwr has a vast history of cultural and artistic happenings, continued by the National Trust with our programme of exhibitions at Dinefwr.

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Paintings of 'Petworth Beauties' have their legs restored

Petworth, West Sussex

Two important seventeenth-century portraits, which were shortened 200 years ago have now been restored to their full glory by the National Trust

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By special invitation to Treasurer's House

Treasurer's House, York, North Yorkshire

You are invited to join a small group for an exclusive hour-long journey around the house. Learn more about the eccentric owner and his special gift of Treasurer's House to the National Trust - the first to be gifted complete with its collection.

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Summer solstice traditions and sun worship

The longest day has been marked as the high point of summer – or midsummer – since the Neolithic era. Here we look at the traditions and folklore of this ancient festival and explores how it was observed at the places we care for in days gone by.

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Visit the house at Hatchlands

Hatchlands Park, Surrey

Between April and October you can explore six beautifully restored rooms, see some of Robert Adam’s earliest work, plus wonderful collections of paintings and musical instruments brought together by our tenant Alec Cobbe.

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The house at Trerice

Trerice, Cornwall

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

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Swords of Kingdoms: The Staffordshire Hoard at Sutton Hoo

Sutton Hoo, Suffolk

Seventy years separates the discovery of the Sutton Hoo Great Ship Burial and the Staffordshire Hoard. Join us for this major new exhibition where original artefacts from both sites will be displayed together for the first time in East Anglia, where some of the items are believed to have been made over 1400 years ago.

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Discover the house at Hinton Ampner

Hinton Ampner, Hampshire

Former owner Ralph Dutton had a particular appreciation of Georgian architecture and furnishings, and the Hinton Ampner of today is a sumptuous display of neo-georgian finery

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Lapis Lazuli Cabinet

Belton House, Lincolnshire

Now restored and re-gilded, Viscount Tyrconnel’s stunning lapis lazuli cabinet, brought back from his Grand Tour over 300 years ago, can be seen jewel-like in Belton's Ante Study.

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Highlights of the Hardmans' House

The Hardmans' House, Merseyside

Delve into just a few of the 13,000 features, objects and collections that we care for in the home and photographic studio of E. Chambré Hardman and his talented wife Margaret.

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Explore Wimpole Hall

Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire

The Hall is open daily, with the ground floor and basement rooms to explore on your visit. Discover more about the Hall's rich and varied history, and explore the rooms here.