National Trust Blog Posts

Dyffryn Gardens Twelve Days of Christmas Trail

Following a lovely, relaxing Christmas we were itching to get out and about and take in some fresh air. I'd seen blog posts by both Cardiff Mummy Says and Teddy Bears and Cardigan about the Twelve Days of Christmas Days at Dyffryn Gardens, a Nat...
by A Slice of My Life Wales on Jan 2, 2017

Family Days Out: Sheffield Park and Garden, East Sussex

We had a lovely day out with friends this week at Sheffield Park and Garden.  With extensive gardens, lakes, and 250 acres of parkland to explore, there was plenty for us to do.  All four girls, our three and friend Xanthe, came home covere...
by Attachment Mummy on Aug 6, 2016

Polesden Lacey - National Trust Property - Surrey - England

Polesden Lacey is an Edwardian house, extended from an older one and estate, owned and run by the National Trust. It is located on the North Downs at Great Bookham, near Dorking, Surrey, England. As I spent the majority of my childhood in Great...
by Travel Tales on Nov 19, 2015

Sculpture - Kwan Yin Pond - Greenway - Devon - ABC Wednesday

It is a long time since I joined the ABC Wednesday meme, in fact it was the last round and this round has already reached the letter S!  Anyway I am delighted to be able to join in again this week.I am sharing today a photo of a Sculpt...
by LindyLouMac's World in Photos on May 20, 2015

Greenway - National Trust - Devon

On March 25th  during a visit to Devon, I had the pleasure of visiting the National Trust property 'Greenway'.   The property was the holiday home of the author Agatha Christie and her family during the nineteen fifties.  Set high on a...
by Travel Tales on May 10, 2015

Happy 30th Birthday Sylvanian Families!

Sylvanian Families arrived on the toy scene in 1985, just a few years too late for me to become an avid collector myself, but I was always slightly jealous of younger children who did collect them.  What a delightful world to get wrapped up in,...
by Attachment Mummy on Apr 18, 2015

Our Easter 2015 Part Two: Country Adventures #countrykids

As I mentioned yesterday, we had a busy Easter weekend with the girls' beloved Uncle Paul visiting.  On the Saturday we went to Petworth House for the Cadbury Easter Trail.  I'm ashamed to say that, despite stopping in the town many times,...
by Attachment Mummy on Apr 16, 2015

Is a National Trust Membership Worthwhile?

No one likes paying more than they should, especially when traveling on a tight budget. When I came to Britain last year, my friend told me about the National Trust and how you could get free entry to dozens of historical sites for a flat rate.
by Picture Britain on Apr 28, 2014

Monday 29/7/13 - Sunday 4/8/13 Days 271-277 of Project 365

Monday #271 Finished - Weaning Little Miss has been an absolute pleasure so far. She takes real delight in her food and has yet to refuse anything offered to her. Despite her only just starting to cut teeth (one has broken through the gum but still i...
by Red Rose Mummy on Aug 4, 2013

Beautiful National Trust Properties in Wales

Wales is a destination with a lot to offer. It is a vibrant and atmospheric place with its own unique culture and spirit. It has cosmopolitan cities, picturesque villages, stunning scenery and landscapes just made for outdoor activities. A trip to Wa...
by Smitten by Britain on May 2, 2012

National Trust Properties in the South West

The National Trust has a commitment to historical protection and cultural excellence that is nowhere more obvious than in the south west of England. Let’s look at five particular properties that it opens to the public. These make for great days...
by Smitten by Britain on Apr 11, 2012

National Trust Properties in the Southwest

The National Trust has a commitment to historical protection and cultural excellence that is nowhere more obvious than in the south west of England. Let’s look at five particular properties that it opens to the public. These make for great days...
by Smitten by Britain on Apr 11, 2012

Notable National Trust properties in Northeast England

The National Trust is an independent charity that restores and cares for a number of houses, gardens and ancient monuments of historic value. These are then opened to the public who can visit them for a fee which is used to pay for their maintenance.
by Smitten by Britain on Mar 15, 2012

National Trust Properties in the Northwest

by Smitten by Britain on Feb 3, 2012

Salisbury and Stonehenge

Salisbury and Stonehenge are located in the south of Wiltshire which is characterised by its high downland and wide valleys.  Salisbury provides a perfect base for relaxing and exploring, a few weeks ago Mr Lux decided, very last minute, we shou...
by Simply Luxury Travel on Sep 21, 2011
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