Knightshayes

View of south terrace lawn at Knightshayes

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

Discovering Knightshayes' treasures

Exploring further afield

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What's on

Girls running through a field of yellow flowers at Knightshayes

Amazing mazes quest at Knightshayes  

This summer we're going crazy for mazes. You'll find a whole range of different mazes designed by Adrian Fisher in the garden. From finger mazes, labyrinths to getting yourself emerged in rope mazes, there's something for everyone to try and tackle.

Upcoming events

Amazing maze quest

Sat 18 Aug 2018
10:00-17:00
Navigate your way through the school holidays solving our mazes, games and puzzles. This includes a labyrinth and the chance to really challenge yourself on our immersive rope maze.

Golf, gardens and guides: Joyce, Lady Amory's story

Sat 18 Aug 2018
11:00-17:00
Joyce, Lady Amory, the last member of the family to live at Knightshayes, left a tremendous legacy. Join us to discover the trail she blazed in women's golf in the 1920s and her role in creating the stunning famous garden here.

Heritage Open Day

Sat 08 Sep 2018
10:00-17:00
Join us for a taster of Knightshayes, with free entry for Heritage Open Day. Find out what's special about this gothic house and its acres of garden and parkland- and discover what you're missing.

Terrific tomatoes

Sat 15 Sep 2018
11:00-14:00
Join us for our very first celebration of all thing Tomato at Knightshayes.

Hospiscare Breakfast Run

Sun 30 Sep 2018
09:00-11:30
Roll out of bed, grab your trainers and raise pounds in your pyjamas for Hospiscare! The whole family is welcome to run, walk or jog raising funds for their local hospice and then enjoy a well-earned breakfast in the beautiful setting of...

Autumn Trail

Sat 20 Oct 2018
10:00-17:00
Pick up our nature trail that will guide you around kitchen garden this October half term.
Joyce Wethered, champion golfer alongside her contemporaries including Glenna Collett

Golf, Gardens and Guides: discovering the story of Joyce, Lady Amory 

Find out more about the incredible life story of Joyce Wethered, later Lady Amory, and the legacy she's left for women today through a new exhibition from 3 March 2018.

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Learning

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.

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Get involved

A volunteer room guide chatting with a visitor at Knightshayes

Volunteer at Knightshayes 

Get involved by volunteering at Knightshayes. There's plenty of different roles, so find out more how you can find the perfect opportunity.

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Groups

A group of people getting off a coach at Knightshayes

Organise a group visit 

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

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History

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.

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Our work

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Chipping away at our environmental impact  

Exciting progress is underway at Knightshayes, as we start work on the Biomass Project. If you’ve visited recently you may have seen lots of activity going on, including the creation of a new compound at the very top of the main car park. Read on to find out more about what's going on.

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Art and collections

Our collections

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