About us

Find out more about who we are, what we champion and why.

View of the Church and parkland in the evening
Winter walks in the parkland at Croome Ruth Bourne
Staff and volunteers gardening at Basildon Park, Berkshire.
Volunteers and staff at work in the gardens of Basildon Park, Berkshire National Trust Images / John Millar

About us 

We are a charity and rely for income on membership fees, donations and legacies, and revenue raised from our commercial operations.

Painting of Octavia Hill
Octavia Hill (1838-1912) National Trust Images / John Hammond

Octavia Hill - her life and legacy 

Politician and historian Tristram Hunt describes the life and legacy of the extraordinary Octavia Hill.