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.
Celebrate 300 years since the birth of "the Shakespeare of furniture" with exhibitions, events and activities at Nostell throughout 2018.
We're busy caring for our collection this winter. Find out what we are able to do thanks to our supporters.
Our environmental work at Berrington has a high priority. See what we're up to and add your own ideas.
Looking to try something new, why not volunteer
If you're in the central or southern Lakes, this lovely house, the award-winning garden that inspired a poet and our evocative new exhibition are only an hour away by the A591, officially Britain's best drive. So why not join us for an unbeatable day out?
The New Year brings new opportunities, so why not give volunteering a go? There's a variety of roles and flexible hours, plus you'll meet new friends along the way.
Take a look at our conservation management plan for the forest, as well as background expert reports.
Tulips, apple blossom and fire-cracking Ipomoea lobata are just some of the blooms to look out for as the year unfolds. Take a closer look at what's in store in the gardens this spring.
We’ll be practising an emergency scenario at Wallington on Tuesday 18 January, in partnership with Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service.
Explore Beningbrough’s latest art installation which champions that most enigmatic of nocturnal creatures, the owl. Over the winter the gardens take on a new complexion with the ‘oh wise owl’ art trail featuring an intriguing collection of sculptures and indoor artwork inspired by owls of the British Isles for all to enjoy.
You can find our new look Kitchen Café in the cobbled courtyard. Enjoy hot and wholesome soups, light bites, cream teas or coffee and cake. Made fresh on site every day, you’ll always have a tasty selection to choose from.
As we celebrate the anniversary of female suffrage, join a tour to hear all about Mary Eleanor Bowes (1749 - 1800): Gibside's custodian, Georgian England's richest heiress and trailblazer. They're on every Friday, Sunday and Monday, 11.30am and 1.30pm.
Why not get outside for a run around this half term?
It can be hard to get kids out of the door to go on the same old walks. Here are some great, kid-friendly walks in the Chilterns with step-by-step directions so there's no danger of getting lost.