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?
The house at Kingston Lacy in Dorset is a treasure trove of art work and the exotic, all courtesy of the Bankes family and their colourful past. Book your timed ticket house entry now via the What's on page.
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.
Find out about how we created a shop in the Studio.
We need to save the 180 year old maze to ensure its future for generations to come.
Things are different at Tyntesfield in 2018 as we work on a major conservation project to replace the fire alarm system in the house.
For the first time our mid Somerset team have created Glastonbury Tor apple juice and cider.
Find out about our six year conservation project to make the castle watertight. An undertaking more complex than it might sound.
Imagine the flutter of wings as the young girl raises her hand skyward offering liberty to the bird poised on her fingers.
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.
Find out more about the Peter Randall-Page sculptures on display outside of the castle.
See Castle Drogo as never before with a trip up our viewing tower. Climb 58 steps up to the scaffolding and look down on to the building work below.
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. Come and find out more about this amazing property and the reasons why it is built the way it is.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote these words in 'Rime of the Ancient Mariner'. However, for his wife, Sara, this was the reality...
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