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 State Dining Room at Nostell
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Top collections in the Midlands

The best collections at the places we care for in the Midlands

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A warm welcome at the Hall

Hardwick, Derbyshire

The Hall is ready to welcome visitors old and new, with new surprises for 2018.

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'A Dress Fit for a King' - The story of Ann Bangham

Berrington Hall, Herefordshire

Get a first hand look at a piece of Berrington's history...

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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 siginificant collections of carriages in the country.

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The Knole Conservation Studio

Knole, Kent

Peek into the store of our conservation studio to spot priceless treasures waiting to be conserved. From Wednesday to Saturday, join our conservators in the studio itself and get hands on at the interactive displays. Find out more and plan your visit…

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Coming home to Croome

Croome, Worcestershire

Many items from Croome’s collection have returned after years of being away from home. Select pieces are now on show in the house.

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A Woman's Place events

Knole, Kent

Alongside the art installations, A Woman's Place will include some special events where you can find out more about the artists' inspiration for the project and the unique stories of Knole's women. Join us for guided walks in the garden, live art in the Orangery, and a discussion with the curators.

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The making of A Woman’s Place at Knole

Knole, Kent

Six contemporary artists shine a light on the hidden stories of some of Knole's fascinating women. Find out more about each artwork, their stories, and the inspiration behind A Woman's Place.

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A Woman’s Place at Knole

Knole, Kent

Encounter the work of six contemporary artists throughout the house and grounds at Knole from Thursday 17 May. The evolution of equality is highlighted through the stories of women who have contributed to Knole’s spirit and history.

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From abbey to country home

Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Wiltshire

Lacock Abbey is a country house with monastic roots and Britain's birthplace of photography.

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Places to visit in Cambridgeshire

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.

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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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Family fun at the Carriage Museum

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Devon

Enjoy hands-on family friendly activities, available at the Carriage Museum throughout the year.

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Secrets of the National Trust in the East

We’ve opened our doors to Channel 5 for a series which explores the places we look after. You may be familiar with them, but do you know their secrets and some of the more unusual objects in our care?

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Ticking clocks in the East

As we wind our clocks forward in the spring and back in the autumn, spare a little thought for our house teams, who have hundreds of clocks to wind.

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Celebrating 300 years of Chippendale

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.

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Exploring Ickworth by tours

Ickworth, Suffolk

Uncover the stories behind Ickworth with our daily tours

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The collection at Beningbrough Hall

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, North Yorkshire

Get hands on in the interactive gallery, view the collection of 18th-century portraits on permanent loan from the National Portrait Gallery and appreciate the Italian inspired architecture on your visit.