There are several outstanding National Trust properties within half an hours drive to choose from – stately homes, mansions, gardens, botanical gardens and castles.
The homes of Winston Churchill and Rudyard Kipling are ever popular.
Have a look at the list below and click through to the National Trust website.
Properties and Links
Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling
Perfect example of a late medieval moated castle
Family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill
Interesting hillside garden with year-round features
Outstanding 14th-century moated manor house
History and grandeur in the heart of Kent
Victorian country house and romantic garden with 14th century moated medieval castle set in a beautiful wooded estate
Sheffield Park Gardens
Internationally renowned landscape garden and parkland
A garden, in a ruin, in a farm
Small 18th-century style formal garden with nearby woodland walk
Botanical garden with the world’s largest seed conservation project