Conservation in the South West - indoors

The time and effort that goes into preserving and restoring the special places we care for could be explored at these places on conservation tours in early 2020.

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

Looking after Lacock Abbey over winter

Over winter, many of the rooms in the Abbey are closed to give Lacock's hardworking house team a chance to get stuck into the winter conservation deep clean.

View of the house from the parkland in November at Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire

What to see in Dyrham house

A small selection of rooms in the main house is open each afternoon while planned conservation and decorative work takes place. The new exhibition and basement are open too.