The house, dating from 1600 and built on the site of a 12th-century Augustinian priory, houses a unique collection representing the tastes of one man, Huttleston Broughton, 1st Lord Fairhaven. The many paintings include notable works by Claude Lorraine, there are fine examples of furniture, silver and tapestries and one of the Trust's largest collections of clocks. It is surrounded by 40ha (98 acres) of landscape garden and arboretum with over 100 pieces of sculpture. There is all-year-round floral interest in the garden with the Winter Garden, extensive snowdrop collection in January and February, hyacinth displays in the spring, herbaceous borders and dahlia gardens in the summer and magnificent autumn foliage. There is a woodland path to explore. The watermill has milling days on the first and third Saturdays of each month - subject to water levels.