Outside Properties of National Trust

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The National Trust owns a huge number of historical gardens and cultivated plants but also numerous outside properties, among them some of the most beautiful places in England. These gardens are really well preserved thanks to more than 450 professional gardeners and more than 1,500 volunteers. All the gardens are totally exclusive to National Trust and are located all around England.

Glendurgan Garden, Cornwall

Glendurgan Garden national trust The Glendurgan Garden, laid out in the 1820s and 1830s, is situated in Mawnan Smith in Cornwall, in the South-West of England. This garden is ideal to visit with your family, with its great maze and its amazing bamboo jungle. The former owners Cuthbert and Philip Fox have given the garden to the National Trust organisation in 1962.

Lydford Gorge, Lydford

Lydford Gorge national trust Lydford Gorge is situated in the centre of Lydford, just after a stone bridge over the Lyd. This Gorge is the deepest in south-west England. You can go for a beautiful walk along the picturesque river, Lyd. You can visit this Gorge all year, and both entrances have a refreshment-room and a restaurant is located at the end.

Trengwainton Garden, Cornwall

Trengwainton Garden national trust The Trengwainton Garden is situated in Cornwall, in South-West England. The framework of the garden dates back to the early 19th century when Roseprice planted all the exotic trees that line the stream and shelter the house. Visit this fabulous garden with your family where you can follow the children’s trails throughout the garden.

Avebury, Wiltshire

Avebury national trust This outside property owned by the National Trust is a New Stone Age monument which surrounds the small Wiltshire village of Avebury in southern England. All historians agree that this monument dates back to around 4,500 years ago. When the site of England's capital was a thinly inhabited marshland, the area around Avebury formed the New Stone Age equivalent of a city. Come and discover the magic experience throughout this magical place.

Hidcote Manor Garden, Gloucestershire

Hidcote Manor Garden national trust The Hidcote Manor Garden is situated in the centre of England, not far from Birmingham. The Hidcote Manor Garden is one of the most beautiful English gardens created in 1905 by Major Lawrence Johnston. The garden contains a huge number of rare trees and shrubs, and is organised between different “garden rooms” separated by walls and hedges.

Prior Park Landscape Garden, Bath

Prior Park Landscape Garden The Prior Park Landscape Garden is a wonderful landscape garden dating back to the 18th century created by the poet Alexander Pope and the landscape gardener Capability Brown. This garden is situated in the beautiful city of Bath, an unique city in England.

Aberdulais Falls, South Wales

Aberdulais Falls national trust Situated at the river Dulais at Aberdulais, near Neath, South-Wales, the Aberdulais Falls are one of the oldest industrial sites in England. The largest electricity-generating waterwheel in Europe is situated here. Come and see a picturesque gorge at the foot of the Dulais river which can’t leave you unimpressed.

Giant’s Causeway, North Antrim Coast

Giant’s Causeway national trust The Giant's Causeway is situated in the northeast coast of Northern Ireland, in the county Antrim. This beautiful place is an area of thousands interlocking basalt columns which is the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. This place is today the habitat of rare plants and animals, which you can observe by going for a walk along the coastal and cliff top paths.

Brownsea Island, Dorset

Brownsea Island national trust The fabulous Brownsea Island is situated in Poole Harbour in the county of Dorset. Access to the island is only by boat and the most regular service is from Sandbanks/North Haven, a very short journey. The island is also known as the home of the first camp of the boy scout movement in 1907.

Bodnant Garden, Colwyn Bay

Bodnant Garden national trust Bodnant Garden is situated in the county of Conwy, in Wales. This garden is probably one of the most beautiful gardens in Great Britain, and is divided into two parts, the upper garden is composed by informal lawns and the lower part of this garden is composed by the valley of the river and contains a wild garden.

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