Our conservation work
Every scone you buy, every membership and every donation help to keep our special places special for ever. Find how you're helping our gardens and houses in this content round-up.
Tragedy struck Uppark in 1989 when much of the house was destroyed by fire. An incredible rescue operation was soon followed by the Trust's most complex restoration.
Find out about the six main principles behind our conservation work to understand how and why we protect the properties and landscapes we care for.
The collection at Oxburgh Hall is maintained and conserved by our House Team. Find out how they make sure that Oxburgh can be enjoyed by everyone for years to come.
A look at how we overcome the factors that contribute to the deterioration of our items and decorative features.
The glorious, 400-year-old Spangled Bed has now been taken apart so that it can be sent away for conservation.
Admire Knole's precious collection of furniture and paintings up close in the Great Store, open 5 March – 30 October.
From preserving pictures to relocating fish, there's always something to keep us busy.
See how we care for the textiles in our collections. It's is a year round job!
On Sunday 3rd April 1960, Ralph Dutton took to the woods for a walk after lunch. It was a walk he would later regret.
We care for delicate tapestries in our collection; take a look at how we're using generous donations to preserve these works of art.
In 2016 we embarked on a project to conserve the fragile funerary achievement displayed in the Priory Church. Follow our progress as we reach each milestone, and find out how you can make a difference.
Visit Knole during Conservation Week from 5-10 June and find out how we care for the house and its wonderful collections. Special events throughout the week provide an opportunity to talk to our conservators and experience their work first-hand.
Learn about the incredible Elizabethan textiles and see how we're preserving them forever, for everyone.
Some areas of Knole are currently closed for building and conservation work, while several exciting new spaces will open this year. Find out what to expect from your visit today.
Restoration work is underway to restore the pond in the walled garden, improving the water quality for water plants, birds and wildlife.
Find out more about our work, what you'll find us doing at the moment, and how you can help.
See what our conservation experts recommend to look after your best or most-loved furniture from polishing tips to handling advice.