A search for writers-in-residence to bring the act of writing back into two literary houses, Thomas Hardy’s Cottage and Agatha Christie’s Greenway, is being launched by the National Trust and Literature Works.
Visitors to Sir Francis Drake’s former home Buckland Abbey in Devon can now see a newly identified portrait of the Elizabethan seafarer on public display for the first time.
Fashion to dye for is one of the National Trust’s largest fashion collections and is on show at Killerton House.
A rainbow of rare designer pieces, ‘toxic’ colours and secret dye recipes are set to be revealed as the National Trust delves into its wardrobe of over 20,000 pieces from Killerton’s fashion collection.
New for 2016, the National Trust garden at Overbeck’s will be hosting a display of the judges’ favourite entries to the International Garden Photographer of the Year since its inception in 2007.
Visitors to A la Ronde, the quirky National Trust property near Exmouth, can enjoy also an exhibition of cob art this summer.