Designer Will Shannon uses Arts & Crafts principles of using local materials and traditional handcrafted skills to make 'Bothy'. Stop for a while as you walk round the garden to discover this small folly like space.
Designers Peter Thwaites and Rebecca Aird have been commissioned to create a collection of modern hand-printed fabrics and wallpapers for Standen, using inspiration gathered by visitors, volunteers and staff. See their designs in our newly opened...
Artist and volunteer Helen Stone has captured the likenesses of some of her fellow volunteers in a portrait series celebrating the diversity of the team at Standen.
See the portraits and learn more about the people behind the paintings and...
If you are interested in volunteering at Knole, come along to a free coffee morning to find out more and meet our friendly team. You'll be able to discover what opportunities are available and talk to some of our volunteers.
During the winter, when it was dark and cold here in England, Mrs. Greville would often travel to warmer climes. Throughout the 1920s and 30s, Maggie travelled extensively around Asia, visiting friends and seeing the sights.
When Margaret Greville died in 1942, she left not only Polesden Lacey to the National Trust, but also her London home as well as their contents. A collection of over 9,000 items is now housed at Polesden Lacey.
We are continuing to 'unlock' more rooms in Polesden Lacey House, guest bedrooms, corridors, & the King's suite, for everyone to enjoy. This involves structural work and extensive funding to restore the rooms and will take some years to achieve.
Celebrating Blake's three years in Sussex, the only place outside of London where he ever lived, this unique exhibition features over 50 loans from such prestigious collections as the British Museum, V&A and Tate.
TICKETS ARE LIMITED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. Book on arrival and join a free 45 minute guided tour of selected rooms of the house during the winter clean and discover some of Petworth's treasures.
Discover more about the private lives of the residents of this great house, with specially selected objects out of our store rooms for the first time. Private lives tours will run weekdays at 12 noon and 12.30pm.
Join one of our knowledgeable guides for a free 30 min tour of the exterior of the mansion and learn about the architectural changes made to this magnificent 17th century property. Check at reception on the day for availability.
Bishop's Questions of Travel is one of the best books of foreign adventure poems you could hope to travel in. She knew the meaning of travel and the flair for life it needs. Taken ill in Brazil during a sea-voyage, she fell in love with a...