features on National Trust's new-look promotional vans
Down has been chosen as one of the scenic locations to feature
on the National Trust's new fleet of promotional vehicles.
artist has hand-painted three vans with scenes from across Somerset
to highlight the wide range of places cared for by the National
scenes include Brean Down, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury Tor and
Horner Woods in Exmoor.
vans each depict different an area of the county and will be used
by the Trusts staff to act as information points and to
recruit new members.
wanted to show people the wide variety of work that the Trust
does in looking after Somerset and the many different places that
we care for," Rowena Nokes, commercial manager for the Trust
in Somerset, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Trust gets well known for its country houses but there is such
a lot that the outdoors can offer here right here on our doorstep
and we wanted to highlight some of it."
vans have been painted by Rob Trinick from Nailsea who had recently
finished a graphic design degree at Loughborough University. Each
took him three days to painstakingly recreate scenes from across
the county as well as depicting some of the activities including
walking, cycling and camping.
Pictured: The three vans on the beach with Brean Down in the
background with, top, Dave Brown, Estelle Swarbrick and Nigel