National Trust Dorset @nthardysdorset
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A small table that belonged to Thomas Hardy has returned home to Max Gate after more than 80 years away.
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You're guaranteed a warm welcome from Tony at Max Gate today #keepingwarmbythefire #thomashardy #Dorset #ntsouthwest
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Starting the celebrations for 125th anniversary with a staff and volunteer walk up Golden Cap.
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The apples are ripening here in the historic orchard at Shedbush holiday cottage, which includes old cider and eating varieties. Can you name any of them? #autumn #apples #harvest #westdorset
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Artist @bobandrobertasmith and students from Dorset schools have been painting their modern day Tolpuddle Martys as part of the National Trust’s #peopleslandscapes programme, celebrating places where people came together to create change. The exhibition of their work is on display @shire_hall_dorset, the courthouse where the Martyrs were tried and sentenced. In one cell Bob has placed his own painting of Nazanin Zagari Ratcliffe and shut the door, symbolising her continuing imprisonment @freenazanin. The courtroom is full of paintings of the Tolpuddle Martyrs Tree which is cared for by @nationaltrust and is a symbol of enduring hope. Exhibition runs til 6 Sept. #paintfreedom
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Wonderful weekend of creating art at #Tolpuddlefestival with @bobandrobertasmith. His work will be in display @shire_hall_dorset alongside members of the public who joined in the #paintfreedom project, from Friday 26 July.
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Exploring the history of #Lambert’s Castle, an Iron Age #hillfort, on a walk led by a National Trust archaeologist on the anniversary of the Lambert’ Castle Fair. The Fair, which included horse races, was held regularly in the 19th century and was a huge event @nationaltrustsouthwest . #nevermindtherain
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Kestrel fledglings have been enjoying watching our Ranger @seasalted_nick unload wood today. One even flew in for a closer look and perched on the bonnet. @nationaltrustsouthwest #wildlife #birdsofinstagram
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