To understand how Thomas Hardy became one of the country’s greatest Victorian writers, we must revisit his childhood. Meet the ‘Hardy women’ who lived at the cottage and discover their inspirational stories.
Behind Samuel Taylor Coleridge were some great women whose stories are rarely told. The tales of their lives and their struggles during Coleridge's time at the cottage are revealed through these guided tours.
Two Killerton women campaigned on opposite sides of the debate for women's votes. Discover their stories and find out more about the campaign for women's suffrage. Part of the Women and Power programme.
Marking 100 years since women were first granted the right to vote in 1918, Women & Power is a nationwide exploration of the impact
these social changes had on women of the time, and the legacy that was born from it.
Geometric patterns are inspiring lots of areas of design at the moment, from fashion to furniture. Here's a few examples of geometirc patterns in the National Trust collection, showing they've been a popular trend for a very long time.