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  • Stoneywell Cottage

    by Simon Chesters Thompson

    series National Trust Guidebooks
    Stoneywell Cottage is special for many reasons. As the National Trust’s most recently acquired property it is a rare and delightful survivor of the Arts and Crafts aesthetic. Indeed, Stoneywell represents the high point of the Movement, built as it was by celebrated architect-designer Ernest Gimson for his brother as a summer home. The cottage emerges from its rocky outcrop, amid rhododendrons and ... Read more

    $5.29 USD

  • Thomas Hardy's Homes

    by Anna Groves

    series National Trust Guidebooks
    Thomas Hardy was as successful a writer as he was a prolific. In the Wessex novels which won him fame is affection for the country way of life into which he was born. At the cottage in Bockhampton we can experience something of this simple, rural childhood. At Max Gate, which he designed and built to live in with his wife, Hardy wrote his greatest works. At both properties Hardy’s presence is ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Little Moreton Hall

    by Susie Stubbs

    ‘Logically, it should not be standing up!’ Over the years, this tumbling, timber-framed Tudor Manor has baffled and delighted engineers, artists and visitors alike, many asking the same question - ‘how is it still standing’? This guidebook reveals the answer to this and much more. It gives a glimpse into the lives of the Moreton family, who lived and shaped this house over hundreds of years - and ... Read more

    $6.59 USD

  • At Home with Art

    Treasures from the Ford Collection at Basildon Park

    by Oliver Garnett and 2 more

    series National Trust Guidebooks
    Sir Brinsley Ford (1908-99) was a passionate collector from the age of eleven. During a long life he enriched an already important family collection with masterpieces of Italian painting. He was also a discerning patron of contemporary British artists and a pioneering scholar of the Grand Tour. Last but not least, he was a generous friend and benefactor of the National Trust. Sir Brinsley loved ... Read more

    $6.59 USD

  • Rudyard Kipling at Bateman's

    by Oliver Garnett

    series National Trust Guidebooks
    Rudyard Kipling loved Bateman’s. It was his personal paradise, where he wrote some of his most famous works and enjoyed quiet family life free from the demands of fame. The atmospheric 17th-century house has changed little since his time and nestles modestly in the wooded landscape of the Sussex Weald. This guidebook uncovers the lives of the Kiplings and their staff at Bateman's. ... Read more

    $6.59 USD

  • Wordsworth House and Garden

    by Alex Morgan and 2 more

    series National Trust Guidebooks
    First opened in the 1740s, Stourhead has captivated visitors for centuries - on opening, one magazine even described it as a 'living work of art'. This guidebook shows why, exploring the Palladian mansion, housing a picture collection so large it required a new room to be built, to its world-famous landscape garden, to the 2,000 acres of woodland, chalk downs and parkland. But Stourhead is also a ... Read more

    $5.29 USD

  • Churchill at Chartwell

    by Profesor Stefan Buczacki

    series National Trust Guidebooks
    Bought by Sir Winston Churchill for its magnificent views over the Weald of Kent, Chartwell was his home and the place from which he drew inspiration from 1924 until the end of his life. The rooms remain much as they were when he lived here, with pictures, books and personal mementoes evoking the career and wide-ranging interests of this great statesman. The hillside gardens reflect Churchill’s ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • National Trust Histories: Wessex

    by Humphrey Welfare

    The name 'Wessex' is full of echoes of the ancient past - of Stonehenge, Avebury and Silbury Hill - and of the regional novels of Thomas Hardy 'The ploughing up of traditional downland pastures and the removal of ancient hedgerows, woodlands and wetlands from the vales have changed some of Hardy's 'windswept' grasslands and dairy-rich lowlands. Even so, Wessex contains some fine countryside and a ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Why Old Places Matter

    How Historic Places Affect Our Identity and Well-Being

    by Thompson M. Mayes and 2 more

    series American Association for State and Local History
    Why Old Places Matter is the only book that explores the reasons that old places matter to people. Although people often feel very deeply about the old places of their lives, they don’t have the words to express why. This book brings these ideas together in evocative language and with illustrative images for a broad audience.The book reveals the fundamentally important yet under-recognized role ... Read more

    $38.29 USD

  • Mountain Republic

    A Lake District Parish - Eighteen Men, The Lake Poets and the National Trust

    by Philippa Harrison

    An affectionate but meticulously researched history of one of the most beautiful and best-loved corners of England – Crosthwaite Parish, nestling deep within the mountains and valleys of the Lake District.Bounded by the peaks of Scafell, Skiddaw and Helvellyn, and embracing such well-known landmarks as Borrowdale, Derwentwater and Keswick, it lies within the heart of the Lake Poets' landscape and ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

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  • How to Start a National Trust Garden (property) Business (Beginners Guide)

    How to Start a National Trust Garden (property) Business (Beginners Guide)

    by Nathanial Milligan

    This publication will teach you the basics of how to start a National Trust Garden (property) Business. With step by step guides and instructions, you will not only have a better understanding, but gain valuable knowledge of how to start a National Trust Garden (property) Business ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • A Gardener's Latin

    The language of plants explained

    by Richard Bird

    series National Trust Home & Garden
    Every gardener needs to know their Latin names. They may look confusing at first, but once you understand what certain key words mean, impenetrable-sounding and hard-to-pronounce species names are suddenly demystified. Many Latin names hide the secrets of where the plant is found, its colour, flowering times, leaf pattern, natural habitat and all sorts of other information that's extremely useful ... Read more

    $9.19 USD