Houses

We have more than 300 houses in our care, from the grand and imposing to the small and quirky

Visitors at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire
Visitors at the West front of Petworth House, West Sussex

Our greatest houses 

One size doesn't fit all when it comes to the houses we look after. From the biggest to the smallest, the most innovative to the most scandalous, discover the amazing variety of houses in our care.

Upstairs and downstairs

Interior design through the ages

Stories from our places

Buildings in need of help

Highlights from our collections
Mechanical arm on show at Cotehele

Introducing our remarkable collections 

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.

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Enjoy free access to more than 500 places with National Trust membership

Gifts for the home

Take inspiration from our houses and buildings with this collection of homeware.