Conservation in the South West - indoors

The time and effort that goes into preserving and restoring the special places we care for can be explored when you visit one of these places this winter.

The old bed stripped shpowing the supporting ropes

Tintagel Old Post Office - an ancient abode needing continual care

All may seem quiet at Tintagel Old Post Office during the winter, but within its walls it remains a hive of conservation activity.

See conservation in action at Dyrham Park's Collections Store area

Dyrham Park behind the scenes tours

Why not come along and find out about how we look after some of Dyrham Park’s most precious works in our behind the scenes tours?

Conservation Assistants cleaning the cauldron in the Warming Room, Lacock Abbey

How we look after Lacock Abbey over the winter

At this time of year, most of the Abbey is closed to give our hardworking house team a chance to get stuck into the winter conservation deep clean. The age of the Abbey and the size of its collection means that this is no easy task…

Dyrham Park's house in winter

What to see in Dyrham house

The house at Dyrham Park is in a state of transformation and you can join us on our journey as we re-imagine the 300-year-old house.