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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The sights and sounds of spring

Ickworth, Suffolk

Unleash your inner explorer when you come and visit us at Ickworth this spring. From our adventure in nature trail to watching spring lambs as you wander through the estate.

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By special invitation to Treasurer's House

Treasurer's House, York, North Yorkshire

Join a small and exclusive guided tour and 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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Plan your visit to Treasurer's House

Treasurer's House, York, North Yorkshire

Discover the large collection, historic rooms and more about the man who made them on a special tour. Relax in the award winning city garden or head to the shop around the corner as part of your visit to this elegant townhouse tucked behind York Minster.

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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, a selection of interesting clocks and Verre Eglomisé mirror among many other highlights of our collection.

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The history of Treasurer's House

Treasurer's House, York, North Yorkshire

Discover a house with a 2,000 year history including an allegedly haunted cellar and how one man created his version of a historic house to showcase his rather unique collection.

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Letters between Loved Ones’ trail at Chartwell 2021

Chartwell, Kent

Join us out in the Chartwell gardens for a brand new outdoor trail to explore. We're sharing some of the letters sent between Sir Winston Churchill and Clementine throughout their married life, showing their love for each other whilst separated, just as many of us have been from our own loved ones over the last year.

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Treasures of a Lancashire Home

Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire

Over 4,000 of Rufford Old Hall's objects have been put under the microscope to reveal what we have, why we have it and where it came from. Now, you can discover what we found out in this fascinating new exhibition for 2020.

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Behind Closed Doors

Killerton, Devon

The house team have taken full advantage whilst the mansion is closed to dust off the cobwebs and take on conservation tasks.

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The history of Killerton's costume collection

Killerton, Devon

The costume collection at Killerton House holds a rich array of clothing and accessories. Find out how the collection came together and why it is held at Killerton.

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What to expect from your visit to Red House

Red House, London

The outdoor spaces at Red House are open for local visitors to access for walks. Red on to find out everything you need to know about your visit to Red House and how to book your tickets. To help keep everyone safe, all visitors need to pre-book their visit.

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Blazing love: a portrait by Isaac Oliver at Ham House

Ham House and Garden, Surrey

Despite fitting neatly into the palm of one’s hand, Oliver’s portrait of a man shown burning with the fire of love is one of the most arresting objects at Ham. Dressed like a classical hero in an antique blue mantle, and wearing an earring of two linked gold hoops, the sitter gazes intently out as flames lick around him. Painted over 400 years ago, the presence of this long dead man nevertheless feels startling fresh.

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The Berrington Garden Project

Berrington Hall, Herefordshire

Discover more about the Berrington Garden Project and how you can support us.

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Community Craft Fair at Red House - Call for applicants

Red House, London

We are looking for individual artists or groups to exhibit at our community craft fair. Whether you are a part of a local knitting group or a professional artist we want to hear from you!

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Introducing 125 treasures in our collections

A new book - 125 Treasures from the Collections of the National Trust – shares the stories behind remarkable objects from our collections.

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Spring into our collections

Artists and designers never cease taking inspiration from the natural world, from wildlife and plants to the changing seasons. Celebrate spring through some of its most evocative depictions in our collections.

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Hardwick's world-famous collections

Hardwick, Derbyshire

Discover the internationally renowned collection at Hardwick, including the famous Gideon tapestries, Noble Women embroideries and fine collections of painting and portraits.

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Exhibition at Sutton Hoo

Sutton Hoo, Suffolk

Please be aware that the High Hall exhibition is currently closed.

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Highlights of the Killerton house collection

Killerton, Devon

Collection Assistant Rob selects a handful of his favourite pieces of the house collection. See if you also admire the pieces Roberto recommends.