Interesting projects, curious architecture, sculptures, fascinating archaeological features and all sort of interesting oddities can be found in the South West. Here are a few to get you started.
Head below ground to see a piece of Victorian engineering up close.
Cotehele is famous for the tapestry collection which covers the walls of the house. What makes this collection and its old boars so interesting?
This fabulous house, modelled on at Italian palazzo, is filled with priceless treasures. But it was also a family home.
Old Harry is an iconic feature on the East Dorset coastline, and it's also a great spot for sports, walking and admiring some lovely views.
We need to save the 180 year old maze to ensure its future for generations to come. Find out about the challenges facing the maze, and how you can help. Please note, the maze is closed until further notice.
Things are different at Tyntesfield in 2018 as we work on a major conservation project to replace the fire alarm system in the house.
Find out more about our orchards
The great hall window is a key feature of the house’s character, notable for its scale and individual details. Find out more about the window and how we look after it.
Are you as strong as Sara Coleridge? You can find out by drawing water from the newly restored 17th-century well
Visit the 10 unique sections of walled gardens at the heart of this special place.
The gazebos have been restored to their former glory using historic paint sampling and plans are in place to return the buildings to their former use.
At Keates Quarry near Spyway you can literally walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs which roamed Purbeck 145 million years ago.
A beautiful yet unique building with a fascinating history and design - find out why it has 16 sides.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote these words in 'Rime of the Ancient Mariner'. However, for his wife, Sara, this was the reality...
In the South West you're never far from a National Trust garden, house or countryside walk.