A NATIONAL Trust property has been forced to shut early because of the bad weather.

Visitors to Croome Court have been warned the site is closed because of flooding on nearby roads.

The site will close for good at 3pm.

A spokesperson said: "Due to local flooding in the surrounding road network we will be closing early today, to ensure all staff and volunteers can get home safely.

"The café will close at 2.30pm and the rest of the site at 3pm."