We have lots to keep the young and not so young engaged through the Easter holidays including: quoits, boules, hobby horses, design and colour a coat of arms and more.
Oh, and loads of space to run around and let off steam. Have fun!
Come and celebrate this great foodie festival on the spectacular Jurassic coast. Spring Tide pulls together some of the best local food, drink, art and entertainment available on this outstanding coastline.
This Easter the animals of Stourhead have been inspired by Palladian architecture. Judge for yourself who has made the most fashionable habitat out of natural materials to enjoy a chocolatey prize at the end.
Our 2019 programme explores the lives of the artists and craftspeople whose skills built the Stourhead we know today. Discover the builders, gardeners, furniture-makers and artists who left their mark on Stourhead.
See Stourhead’s masterpieces in a new light. Delve deeper into the connections between the collection and the landscape garden on this extended guided tour, showcasing the highlights of this magnificent place and enjoy delicious refreshments.
Search the garden to discover a series of beautiful stones, painted in tribute to Flora. Leave clues for other explorers by uploading your pictures to Instagram and tagging @ntstourhead, then leave the treasure stones behind for others to find.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge - in the life of this great man were some great women whose stories are rarely told. The tale of their lives and their struggles during Coleridge's time at the Cottage are revealed through these guided tours.
Planning to explore the house on your visit? Please pre-book your free timed entry ticket here. There’s plenty to see in this lavish home built to resemble an Italian Palace, from beautifully detailed carvings to intimate family souvenirs.
This May bank holiday, witness the sound and fury of Saxon and Viking warriors in pitched battle as they recreate the siege of Wareham. King Alfred's court and the little warrior's training school both return for 2019.
An early morning wildlife experience. Come and enjoy the island at its most peaceful. This is your opportunity to take a boat over to the island long before the public arrive and soak up the sights and sounds of nature.
Enjoy a 10k run with the National Trust.
Tyntesfield has a pay & display car park: £5 per vehicle. National Trust members who scan their cards at our parking machines or those with an in date car sticker park free.
Trust10 is a free monthly trail run across selected National Trust sites, open to both members and non members. Come along with your friends and family, explore the landscape and enjoy a challenging multi terrain run involving some public roads.
Moths- these furry creatures aren't often paid much attention, but they're an important part of the wildlife at Knightshayes. Complete the trail to find out more about the moths we see at Knightshayes and win a chocolate prize
Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts! Get ready for fun and discovery as you spot the first signs of spring and experience nature bursting into life. Follow bunny's...
Killerton is celebrating 100 years of the Forestry Commission, telling the story of Francis Acland and his crucial role in its formation in 1919 and how we are looking after forests now for the future.
Join one of our friendly and knowledgeable garden guides on an inspiring tour around Killerton’s historic garden. Explore the history and importance of the landscape and plant collection as well as enjoying some of the seasonal highlights and how...
Join our free friendly 5K family run every Saturday of the year, 9am start. It's not a race but a timed run along the same off-road course each week marshalled by volunteers. Supervised children and dogs on leads are welcome to join in too.
Join one of our friendly and knowledgeable garden guides on the first Wednesday of the month between April and October as we explore how we use trees for our own gain. As we tour the exotic plant collection, we'll look at trees that have made and...
Have you ever wondered where the builders of Stonehenge lived? Our National Trust landscape guides will take you on a 2.5 - 3 mile walk to explore the Durrington Walls and discover 6,000 years of hidden history.
The Stonehenge landscape is an intriguing place with many of its secrets still lying tantalisingly below ground. However, this enjoyable and informative 4 mile walk with an expert guide will have you looking at this landscape with new eyes.
What does it mean if you spot six magpies? Were blackbirds really baked in a pie? Find out about some of the myths and legends from nature in the seventeenth century in a Easter trail with a chance to collect a chocolate egg.
Join a guide for a special tour from the natural springs to hidden water chambers in the hillside to the mysterious underground well and stone structure by the lake to track the 'curious water works' of Dyrham Park.
Join us for a guided walk around the village of Dyrham for a taste of 17th century village life. Explore the history of significant houses, this beautiful Cotswolds area & the village links with Dyrham Park and the old estate.
This May Day bank holiday weekend why not join us to celebrate the arrival of a "mery May"? There will be music, garland crafts, a maypole and we'll teach you some traditional country dances outdoors in the glade.
Sing with the dawn chorus! Folk singer and musician Matt Norman leads an early morning wandering walk through woodland and valley, teaching folk songs whilst taking in the sounds of countryside spring. No singing experience necessary.
These metaphoric photo series examine various points of view regarding gay marriage — with the pictures of ‘otherness’ fluctuating between the poignant, the comic, and a potentially disturbing presence in the domestic space.
The second in a series of artistic responses to the art commission 'Peace' at Lacock. Inspired by the place's history of sanctuary, contemplation and reflection, the artists will create a reflective experience.
Celebrate spring awakening this Easter and hunt through the spring shoots to discover which creatures all our weird and wonderful eggs belong to. Find them all to collect your Cadbury's chocolatey prize!
An opportunity to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors in this iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy these wide open spaces by challenging yourself to complete all eight walks - once done you'll have walked 50km.
This is an opportunity to discover more of Wiltshire's iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy beautiful open spaces and challenge yourself to complete all twelve walks at our landscape sites.
Have you begun to see the first signs of spring as nature wakes up? Celebrate Easter and have fun at Avebury as you follow the spring themed Cadbury Easter Egg Trail to win a delicious chocolate prize.
This walk heads out of the stone circle towards the Ridgeway, taking in prehistoric round barrows before returning by the Avenue. The National Trust guide will help you to unlock the past by explaining the history of the landscape as you walk.
This year at Avebury we’ll be shining a light on recent excavations through a pop up exhibition in the Barn gallery. This exhibition will highlight many of the results of those excavations alongside a selection of the artefacts discovered.
Have you ever wanted to dance around the Maypole? At Avebury we'll be celebrating the beginning of May with traditional festivities including Morris Dancing and Maypole Dancing, as well as family craft activities.
The ancient festival of 'Beltane' marks May Day and the start of summer. Our National Trust Ranger and a local Pagan Celebrant will take you on a 5-mile walk from Avebury along the route of the Beltane Festival procession.
The Waden Hill circuit takes in some of the Neolithic monuments which make up this ancient and intriguing landscape.The National Trust guide will help you to unlock the past by explaining the history of the landscape as you walk.
Little Adventurers is our outdoor learning group for children aged two - five years old and their parents or carers. Have fun with exciting activities that promote physical activity and adventures in the great outdoors.