Discover Knightshayes, a country estate on a grand, gothic scale

Discovering Knightshayes' treasures

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What's on

Upcoming events

Inspirations from Knightshayes

Tue 21 May 2019
An embroidery exhibition by West Country Embroiderers Border Group

Brilliant Bees half term trail

Sat 25 May 2019
Why not get outside and burn off some energy with the Brilliant Bee trail this half term.

Make a mini bee sculpture

Sun 26 May 2019
Join us to make a colourful miniature bee sculpture

Make your own bee hive

Tue 28 May 2019
Make a mini habitat for the bees in your garden, whilst doing your bit for the bees.

Create a plant pot for bees

Thu 30 May 2019
Help to attract more bees to your garden by decorating a pot and planting a see to grow a bee-friendly plant to take home.

National Meadow Day

Sat 06 Jul 2019
Get in touch with your inner Poldark as we welcome a professional scyther to Knightshayes in celebration of National Meadow Day.
children running through long grass in Knightshayes parkland with view of the mansion behind them.

Half term fun at Knightshayes 

There's plenty of fun to be had at Knightshayes this half term. Find out what you can get up to.


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

A volunteer at work in the parkland at Knightshayes sawing branches

Volunteer at Knightshayes 

Why not get involved by volunteering at Knightshayes. There's plenty of different roles, so find out more how you can find the perfect opportunity.



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


Art and collections

Our collections

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