The variety of Berkshire’s country houses and gardens includes grand mansions and intimate homes with cottage gardens. Countryside around Berkshire With dappled woodlands, wildflower meadows and wildlife-rich wetlands, there is some beautiful countryside to explore around Berkshire.
Ashdown House is tenanted and access is limited to hall, staircase (100 steps ) and roof. Access to the house is by guided tour only at 2.15, 3.15 and 4.15, for up to 25 people at a time.On busy days, timed tickets for the tours will be handed out at the gate on a first come basis.
What’s On Search. The National Trust was founded in 1895 with the aim of saving our nation’s heritage and open spaces. More than a century later, they are still working hard to uphold these values. From places and spaces to objects and artefacts, historic houses and castles to gardens and coastlines – and many more in between,
Friendly, helpful and kind, we are looking to adopt a dog and the staff here couldn’t have been more understanding. We look forward to bringing a new member home to join our family.
National Trust sites within an hour drive of Reading. What’s even better is that some of these gems are located within a short distance of Reading. With plenty of gardens, parks, landscapes and historical architecture to explore, there’s so much history to discover …
Historic Houses. Berkshire is home to many historic homes – from Windsor Castle, the largest inhabited castle in the world to iron age dwellings long since abandoned. The National Trust manages Highclere Castle (film location of Downton Abbey) in Newbury, Basildon Park and Mapledurham House and watermill in Reading and of course
Berkshire. Set in 10 acres on the edge of the Lambourn Downs, Trindledown Farm is dedicated exclusively to caring for those animals enjoying the twilight years of their lives. Our centre is home to both field animals and domestic pets. Elderly animals make great companions for people looking to rehome a pet and can often suit those with
The best National Trust Christmas days out in Berkshire. See our list of top National Trust Christmas days out in Berkshire including wreath making, baking and Christmas trees.
This is a list of National Trust properties in England, including any stately home, historic house, castle, abbey, museum or other property in the care of the National Trust in England
History. Explore the history of Basildon Park and find out more about its treasures. First purchased in 1771 by Francis Sykes, it has enjoyed a fascinating past under the ownership of notable families, culminating in 1950s glamour with Lord and Lady Iliffe before being gifted to the National Trust.