Important notice -

1-31 March: There's temporary access route to the car park whilst we’re doing resurfacing work, please follow signs. There's also currently limited Blue Badge parking, limited alternative parking in front the house. Apologies for the inconvenience.

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

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What's on

Upcoming events

Sunday Roast Lunches

Sun 31 Mar 2019
Enjoy one of our delicious Sunday roast lunches in the stables café. Made using local produce, much of it grown in our very own Kitchen Garden, it's the perfect way to warm up after your winter walk and treat yourself after exploring everything...

Mothering Sunday Lunch

Sun 31 Mar 2019
Bring mum along to Knightshayes and treat her to a day out that shows her how much you care.

Marvellous moths

Sat 06 Apr 2019
Are moths marvellous or monstrous? Find out all about these winged creatures at Knightshayes this Easter Holiday and make up your mind.

Easter Fun: Make a moth feeder

Tue 09 Apr 2019
Why not get crafty this Easter as well as do your bit to help attract some winged furry friends to your garden by making a moth feeder at Knightshayes.

Easter Fun: Make a home for a moth

Tue 16 Apr 2019
Gets hands-on this Easter whilst doing your bit for nature, by making a home for a moth or butterfly. Join us in the education room at the main house to have a go.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 19 Apr 2019
Moths- these furry creatures aren't often paid much attention, but they're an important part of the wildlife at Knightshayes. Complete the trail to find out more about the moths we see at Knightshayes and win a chocolate prize
children enjoying a trail in the gardens at Knightshayes in the summer

Find your wild side this Easter 

Find out what you can get up to over the Easter holidays, from a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, to finding out more about nature and creatures at Knightshayes.


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 

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


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.


Art and collections

Our collections

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