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.
So much to do, so little time! Summer has arrived and Oxburgh has something to do for every day of the holidays. It's time to cram in as much fun as possible. Enjoy!
From the sweeping parkland with its wild deer herd to the grand showrooms and world-class collection, there is something for everyone at Knole. Whether you have an hour to spare or a full day ahead, plan a visit to Knole and enjoy a splendid day out in the Kent countryside.
Encounter the work of six contemporary artists throughout the house and grounds at Knole. The progression towards equality is highlighted through the stories of women who have contributed to Knole’s spirit and history.
Women have played a crucial role in the development of Kingston Lacy, yet their stories and influence have remained largely hidden. Throughout 2018 and 2019 we are delving deeper into the lives of four women who have been instrumental in shaping Kingston Lacy across 400 years of the estate’s history.
The collection we care for at Hill Top and the Gallery, left to us by Beatrix Potter, totals over 1433 objects in the house and over 2200 works on paper. Its range gives us a glimpse inside Beatrix Potter's magpie mind.
We care for one of the world’s largest art and heritage collections. With close to one million objects at over 200 historic places, a surprise discovery awaits you around every corner.
We're marking the 300th anniversary of Thomas Chippendale, the renowned furniture maker, with a series of events and exhibitions online and at Nostell in West Yorkshire where his collection is outstanding.
We've launched our first-ever online exhibition on the National Trust Collections website to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Thomas Chippendale. Get closer to his acclaimed furniture and designs.
Our many research publications and guides provide lots more detailed information on our collections.
Saltram in Devon houses a fine collection of works by two of the founding members of the Royal Academy: Angelica Kauffman and Joshua Reynolds. As 2018 sees the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy, curator Alison Cooper discusses Saltram's important collection of works by these founder members.
See what our conservation experts recommend to look after your best or most-loved furniture from polishing tips to handling advice.
Discover more about the story behind Ickworth and the Great War exhibition and what happened next.
Mount Stewart plays host to many items of family memorabilia including paintings, ceramics, furniture and porcelain brought back from the family's travels. Find out more about what rooms and objects of interest you can see at Mount Stewart.
Lady Lilian's portrait on loan for this season only.
Make the most of your visit to the house with our list of must-see highlights.
Not far from the centre of Cambridge, wander around Anglesey Abbey and it's garden for all seasons or escape to Wicken Fen in search of wildlife. A little further afield enjoy exploring Wimpole Estate, including Home Farm where you'll meet some new arrivals.
This year we’re telling the stories of four women whose creative legacies live on in the spirit of Belton. Explore the lives of Sophia, Marian, Florence and Nina on self-led trails and see their work presented throughout the house and gardens.
Built for Sir John Brownlow in the 1680s, the mansion has all the design features of a classic country house. Inside, the wealth of the Belton estate is immediately apparent, with grand display rooms and impressive collections of porcelain, silver, paintings and books.