I’m beginning Queen’s University in September, studying English and Social Anthropology, and my creativity will be brought into my role here in the Media Team through blog posts and photographs. I’ve been volunteering here for 3 years and my favourite part about Mount Stewart is mythology and the stories of Edith that are portrayed here.
There are some lovely places to gather with friends and family to enjoy a picnic. Our favourite spots include Wimpole's Folly and the riverside setting at Houghton Mill.
From the stunning Norfolk Coast, to discovering the stories and drama behind magnificent houses. Wander around their gardens or enjoy a walk in the countryside. Don't miss a visit to Blickling, Felbrigg, Oxburgh and Sheringham Park at this time of year.
Go for a wander and walk your way through timeless woodland. Lawrenny’s spot on the river bank is great for waterfront views and wildlife watching.
Visit ever-changing art exhibitions in Gunby's Orchard Gallery, nestled in the Gunby gardens.
This year we celebrate that 75 years ago, in 1944, Gunby Hall was gifted to the National Trust. Explore the fascinating story of how Gunby was nearly lost, but eventually saved for the nation.
The Gunby gardens are the perfect setting for open air theatre performances. Bring your family and friends and join us for 'Treasure Island' on 20 July and 'Pride and Prejudice' on 17 August.
With its many different flowers and sunny, sheltered areas the Gunby gardens are a haven for many different species of butterflies. Find out more about the butterflies and moths that call Gunby their home.
Find out more facts about conservation by peeking in the drawers of Gunby's new addition: a modern take on a Curiosity Cabinet.
Browse our shop for plants, gifts and souvenirs
See if you can spot Gunby's resident cats Craig and Committee. They love to welcome visitors to their garden.
Enjoy a magical nature inspired adventure this Summer.
The Priory at Canons Ashby has a long history and was once home to monks who preferred the public house to holy service.
Find out about how to get involved with the volunteer team at Canons Ashby and see how volunteering could benefit you.
The Gunby lawns and picnics are a match made in heaven. Bring some yummy treats from home and a blanket or rug and we'll provide the perfect setting.
Here at Lyme we will always endeavour to cater for everyone's taste buds and needs and we are proud to have been awarded the Bronze Food for Life Served Here Award. This award recognises the National Trust's commitment to serving local, fresh and honest food made using ethical and sustainable ingredients.