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Surrey

Ham House, Surrey
Spectacular 17th-century house with original interiors and restored formal gardens


Box Hill, Surrey
Woodland and open down with wonderful views


Clandon Park, Surrey
Grand 18th-century Palladian mansion


Claremont Landscape Garden, Surrey
One of the first and finest gardens of the English Landscape style


Hatchlands Park, Surrey
18th-century mansion with Adam interiors and collection of keyboard instruments, set in parkland


Hindhead Commons & The Devil's Punch Bowl Café, Surrey
The gateway to the Surrey Hills, with fine views


Leith Hill, Surrey
Woodland, parkland, farmland and open heath with Leith Hill Tower commanding extensive views


Oakhurst Cottage, Surrey
Small 16th-century timber-framed cottage


Polesden Lacey, Surrey
House with opulent Edwardian interiors, set in beautiful downland countryside


River Wey & Godalming Navigations and Dapdune Wharf, Surrey
Tranquil waterway running for nearly 20 miles through the heart of Surrey


Shalford Mill, Surrey
18th-century watermill with well-preserved machinery


The Homewood, Surrey
20th-century Modernist house and garden


 The Witley Centre, Surrey


 Winkworth Arboretum, Surrey
Tranquil hillside woodland with sweeping views


Berkshire


Ashdown House, Berkshire
17th-century house perched on the Berkshire Downs


Basildon Park, Berkshire
18th-century country house set in extensive parkland


Runnymede, Berkshire


Buckinghamshire

 

Ascott, Buckinghamshire
Jacobean house remodelled in the 19th century, with superb collections and gardens


Boarstall Duck Decoy, Buckinghamshire
Rare survival of a 17th-century decoy in working order


Boarstall Tower, Buckinghamshire
14th-century moated gatehouse and gardens


Bradenham Village, Buckinghamshire
Picturesque village in the Chiltern hills


Buckingham Chantry Chapel, Buckinghamshire
15th-century chapel


Claydon House, Buckinghamshire
House famous for its 18th-century rococo interiors


 Cliveden, Buckinghamshire
Grade I listed garden, extensive woodlands and Italianate mansion


Dorneywood Garden, Buckinghamshire
1930s-style garden


 Hughenden Manor, Buckinghamshire
Home of the Victorian statesman Benjamin Disraeli


King's Head, Buckinghamshire
Ancient coaching inn


Long Crendon Courthouse, Buckinghamshire
Early 15th-century two-storeyed building


Pitstone Windmill, Buckinghamshire
Example of the earliest form of windmill


Stowe Landscape Gardens, Buckinghamshire
One of the first and foremost of the great English landscape gardens


Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire
Magnificent house and grounds in the style of a 16th-century French château


West Wycombe Park, Buckinghamshire
Perfectly preserved rococo landscape garden, surrounding a neo-classical mansion


West Wycombe Village and Hill, Buckinghamshire
Chilterns village with buildings spanning several hundred years


Hampshire


Hinton Ampner, Hampshire
One of the great gardens of the 20th century


Mottisfont Abbey Garden, House & Estate, Hampshire
Historic and atmospheric riverside estate


Sandham Memorial Chapel, Hampshire
Chapel containing Stanley Spencer's visionary paintings


The Vyne, Hampshire
16th-century house and estate reflecting changing styles and tastes over 500 years


West Green House Garden, Hampshire
Celebrated garden with an intriguing collection of follies


Winchester City Mill, Hampshire
Working watermill


Hertfordshire


Ashridge Estate, Hertfordshire
Vast area of open downland and woods


Isle of Wight


Bembridge Windmill, Isle of Wight
Grade I listed windmill


Brighstone Shop & Museum, Isle of Wight
Row of attractive thatched cottages


Mottistone Manor Garden, Isle of Wight
20th-century garden with views to the sea


Newtown Old Town Hall, Isle of Wight
17th-century town hall with a fascinating history


The Needles Old Battery, Isle of Wight
Victorian gun battery perched on the tip of the Isle of Wight


Middlesex


Osterley Park & House, Middlesex
Neo-classical house with Adam interiors, landscaped park and pleasure grounds


 East Sussex

Alfriston Clergy House, East Sussex
Medieval thatched cottage and picturesque garden


Bateman's, East Sussex
Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling


Bodiam Castle, East Sussex
Perfect example of a late medieval moated castle


Lamb House, East Sussex
Fine brick-fronted house with literary associations


Monk's House, East Sussex
Country retreat of the novelist Virginia Woolf


Sheffield Park Garden, East Sussex
Internationally renowned landscape garden
      

Kent


Chartwell, Kent
Family home of Sir Winston Churchill


Emmetts Garden, Kent
Interesting hillside garden with year-round features


Ightham Mote, Kent
Superb 14th-century moated manor house


Knole, Kent
One of England's greatest show houses, set in a magnificent deer park


Old Soar Manor, Kent
Remains of a late 13th-century knight's dwelling


Owletts, Kent
Modest red-brick Charles II house


Quebec House, Kent
Childhood home of General James Wolfe


Scotney Castle Garden & Estate, Kent
One of England's most romantic gardens, set in a beautiful wooded estate


Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Kent
One of the world's most celebrated gardens, the creation of Vita Sackville-West and her husband Sir Harold Nicolson


Smallhythe Place, Kent
Ellen Terry's early 16th-century house and cottage gardens


South Foreland Lighthouse, Kent
Fascinating and distinctive Victorian lighthouse


Sprivers Garden, Kent
Small formal garden


St John's Jerusalem, Kent
Tranquil garden and 13th-century chapel


Stoneacre, Kent
Half-timbered yeoman's house


The White Cliffs of Dover, Kent
Magnificent coastal site looking out over the English Channel
         

 

West Sussex


Nymans Garden, West Sussex
Great Sussex Weald garden with historic collection of plants


Petworth House & Park, West Sussex
Magnificent country house and park with an internationally important art collection


Standen, West Sussex
Arts & Crafts family home with Morris and Co. interiors, set in a hillside garden


Uppark, West Sussex
Late 17th-century house in an impressive setting


Wakehurst Place, West Sussex
Kew's 'country garden', with plants from across the world
        
 

London

 

Roman' Bath, London
Remains of a bath -- possibly Roman


2 Willow Road, London
1930s Modernist house designed by Ernö Goldfinger


Blewcoat School Gift Shop, London
Early 18th-century school for the poor, now the National Trust's London shop


Carlyle's House, London
Victorian shrine to the writer Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane


Eastbury Manor House, London
Elizabethan merchant's house and gardens


Fenton House, London
Handsome 17th-century merchant's house with walled garden


George Inn, London
Last remaining galleried inn in London


Lindsey House, London
Elegant 17th-century town house


Morden Hall Park, London
Open space oasis in the heart of suburbia


Rainham Hall, London
Elegant Georgian house in the Dutch style


Red House, London
Home of William Morris, artist, craftsman and philosopher


Sutton House, London
Tudor house with a fascinating history



Oxfordshire


Buscot Old Parsonage, Oxfordshire
Early 18th-century house


Buscot Park, Oxfordshire
Neo-classical mansion with fine art and furniture collection, set in landscaped grounds


Chastleton House, Oxfordshire
One of England's finest and most complete Jacobean houses


Great Coxwell Barn, Oxfordshire
13th-century stone barn


Greys Court, Oxfordshire
Intriguing house with a tranquil garden


Priory Cottages, Oxfordshire
Former monastic buildings, now converted into two houses


 Wiltshire

The Buscot & Coleshill Estates, Wiltshire
Traditional agricultural estates encompassing villages, farms and woodland

 

 

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5 National Trust properties you can stay in this summer - BT.com

5 National Trust properties you can stay in this summer
BT.com
If you're bored of the usual accommodation options, take advantage of the huge range of National Trust properties you can stay in. Customer feedback collector Feefo rates the service provided by National Trust Holidays at an impressive 98%; meaning you ...


National Trust accused of exploiting interns - Third Sector

Third Sector

National Trust accused of exploiting interns
Third Sector
The National Trust has defended its internship scheme after the charity was accused of exploiting interns and using them carry out the work of junior staff. The careers and job seekers website Graduate Fog claimed that the charity's use of interns in ...
Charity criticised for exploiting graduates via unpaid internshipsThird Force News

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National Trust landmark Ormesby Hall targeted by vandals for second time in a...

Gazette Live

National Trust landmark Ormesby Hall targeted by vandals for second time in a month
Gazette Live
Vandals have targeted a Teesside national trust site for the second time in a month. Ormesby Hall, in Middlesbrough, has been ransacked several times, with windows being smashed and lead being taken from the roof. A Cleveland Police spokesman said: ...


National Trust criticised for using unpaid interns to do admin jobs - The Gua...

The Guardian

National Trust criticised for using unpaid interns to do admin jobs
The Guardian
The National Trust has been accused of using dozens of unpaid interns to complete the work of full-time administrative roles at its properties and head office. The charity, which currently has 33 unpaid workers in placements that last for six months ...
National Trust slammed as unpaid roles are only suitable for those from wealthy familiesDaily Mail
National Trust is 'exploiting' young with unpaid rolesThe Times (subscription)

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24 perfect places for a picnic in Britain - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk

24 perfect places for a picnic in Britain
Telegraph.co.uk
24 perfect places for a picnic in Britain. Previous slide Next slide 1 of 24 View All Skip Ad. Quarry Bank, Cheshire. As National Picnic Week continues, The National Trust reveals its favourite picnic spots across the country.


National Trust revokes shooting licence for first time in High Peak Moors - B...

BBC News

National Trust revokes shooting licence for first time in High Peak Moors
BBC News
The National Trust has terminated a grouse shooting lease on its land for the first time following a "suspicious" incident involving an armed man. The charity took the decision after footage emerged of the man apparently trying to attract a protected ...
National Trust rescinds lease for 'decoy' grouse estateBird Watch

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National Trust gives Shugborough sports teams a season's reprieve - expressan...

expressandstar.com

National Trust gives Shugborough sports teams a season's reprieve
expressandstar.com
... Berkswich Football Club and Milford Cricket Club they would be stopped from using the Grade I parkland immediately but the trust has now given the teams a stay of execution until May 2017. Ben Shipston, assistant director operations for the ...


National Trust volunteer lifts the lid on exciting summer project - Swindon A...

Swindon Advertiser

National Trust volunteer lifts the lid on exciting summer project
Swindon Advertiser
?When I heard about the internship for BBC Countryfile Live at the National Trust HQ in Swindon, I thought it would be an amazing opportunity to find out what it would be like to work for an incredible not-for-profit organisation that looks after ...

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National Trust: 10 Tips to Make the Most of Your Visit to a National Trust Pr...

Anglotopia.net

National Trust: 10 Tips to Make the Most of Your Visit to a National Trust Property
Anglotopia.net
The National Trust is an amazing organization. For over 100 years, they've been trusted with safeguarding Britain's heritage ? not just stately homes mind you but also pieces of important land. They run farms. They protect artifacts. They do so much ...


National Trust offers farm tenancy for 1 a year - The Guardian

The Guardian

National Trust offers farm tenancy for 1 a year
The Guardian
The National Trust is offering the tenancy of a 1m farm for 1 a year to a farmer who will help protect its rare and fragile landscape. Last year the organisation bought land on Great Orme in north Wales, including the 145-acre Parc Farm, which has ...
National Trust is inundated with calls after they offer 1 million farm for just a pound a yearWalesOnline
National Trust offers 1 million, 850 acre farm - for just 1 rent a yearThe Independent
National Trust offers million-pound farm to rent for 1BT.com
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