Socialite Maggie Greville was the ultimate royal hostess, often welcoming regal guests to Polesden Lacey, her party retreat. Mewes and Davis, interior designers to the Ritz no less, were hired to create lavish rooms 'fit to entertain maharajas'.
Explore Hatchlands whilst hunting for bugs with our fun summer trail. Keep your eyes peeled through the parkland and woodland habitats searching for the different types of creepy-crawlies that make their home here.
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.
This exhibition looks at the people and places that influenced Mrs Beale with the garden at Standen. Discover the history of the garden and the work that has recently taken place to restore it back to its 1920s glory.
Join us at Osterley Park and House for a summer filled with fun, games and sporting adventures. Try your hand at something new and see how many sports you can take part in!
All sessions are weather dependent.
Obtain a timed ticket on arrival, or pre-book the 14.30 or 15.45 time slot up until 24 hours in advance (excluding bank holidays and summer weekends). All tickets purchased online should be exchanged at the visitor welcome centre for a house ticket.
Cliveden has an extensive and important statue collection on display around the estate. This trail is a self-led walk offering you the chance to learn the history behind how these statues have ended up at Cliveden.
Teen photography course takers will learn how to drop auto and move to full manual mode, enabling them to capture images not possible on auto. Students on the photography course for teens will experience a new world of artistic photography. Our...
Get out and about at Greys Court by completing some of the 50 things to before you're 11 3/4 activities. It's a great chance for children to play and explore the environment as they tick activities off in their scrapbooks.
This pretty garden, with its different levels, winding paths and quirky topiary, is a great place for kids to explore. Our fun family summer trail can only be solved by animal experts; do you have what it takes?
Visit on a milling day and see our team of volunteer millers in action as they harness the power of the river Itchen to turn waterwheels, gears and millstones to produce Winchester City Mill's traditional wholemeal flour.
This new exhibition explores the work and relationships of Edy Craig and her circle of friends in the LGBTQ community. From groundbreaking plays to intimate friendships, Playwrights, Pioneers and Provocateurs celebrates their important stories.
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild's 'Renaissance Museum' was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. While the bulk of this collection was bequeathed to the British Museum on his death in 1898, examples of...
From royal weddings to victorious battles, almanacs glorified the king by illustrating these significant events on large single-sheet printed calendars, which spread into the homes, schools and shops of the French people. The exhibition will...