Discover Knightshayes - a great post-war garden, 19th-century parkland and grand Gothic Revival architecture by Victorian visionary William Burges.

Discovering Knightshayes' treasures


What's on

Upcoming events

World Book Day: Puffling Trail

Sat 29 Feb 2020
Puffling and her friends are playing hide and seek in the house, can you find them all?

World Book Day: bookmark making

Sat 07 Mar 2020
Get crafty in the second-hand bookshop and create a bookmark to take home.

Seed Swap

Sat 14 Mar 2020
Flex your green fingers and take home your own piece of Knightshayes by coming along to our Spring seed swapping event in the kitchen garden.

Batty about bats trail

Sat 28 Mar 2020
Sort the fact from fiction when it comes to these elusive little creatures.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 10 Apr 2020
Complete the trail to find out more about the bats we see at Knightshayes and win a chocolate prize

How does our garden grow

Sat 23 May 2020
Tick off adventure no. 41 on our list of '50 things to do before you're 11¾' by find out how our garden grows and everything needed to make your own garden flourish.

Eating and shopping



Two girls at Knightshayes investigating insects

Special opportunities for learning at Knightshayes 

The perfect outdoor classroom, join us at Knightshayes for workshops, learning sessions, self-led activities and more. Bring your school or youth group for a special one-off experience.


Get involved



Visitors from a group visit arriving at Knightshayes to be greeted by a staff member.

Organise a group visit 

With a spectacular country estate to discover, Knightshayes is the perfect place for a group visit.



View of Knightshayes house at dusk from the south gardens

A rich and varied history 

Discover more about this stunning Victorian manor house and delve into over 200 years of history.


Our work

Gardeners harvesting crops in the walled kitchen garden at Knightshayes

Find out more about the exotic veg being grown in the kitchen garden 

The team in the Knightshayes kitchen garden are an enthusiastic bunch who are keen to try and grow new things alongside maintaining the heritage of this special garden. Like the Victorian gardeners who tried to grow exotic fruit and veg, the team work hard to maintain heritage varieties and try new things.


Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Knightshayes on the National Trust Collections website