We don't just look after inspiring places - we also want to inspire you by sharing our knowledge and experiences. So turn off the TV and learn something new today.

Den building isn't difficult if you follow our Elite Ranger's tips © NTPL/John Millar

Den building isn't difficult if you follow our Elite Ranger's tips

Classic outdoor adventures

Lots of fantastic adventures can be enjoyed outdoors, from skimming stones to climbing trees. As part of our nationwide campaign to help children discover 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4, we've assembled a squad of Elite Rangers to share their tips on how to enjoy classic adventures.


With over 60,000 volunteers giving their time to look after our special places, we’re looking for our first Volunteer Management Trainees. People who love working in a team, have loads of enthusiasm, and who want to help look after places with an incredible past so they’ll be around for ever.

Organic gardening

If you want to make a real difference when it comes to gardening, it's worth trying to go organic. In this short film, our gardening experts show you how this isn't as hard as you might think.

How to guides

Fancy learning a new skill from the comfort of your living room? Well now you can with our handy video guides. From gardening to cookery demonstrations, our videos will have you wowing your friends in no time.

Come on a course

If you want to learn something new, why not try one of our hundreds of workshops and courses? Try your hand at drystone walling or discover how to take stunning photos.

Take part in a talk

We organise over 500 lunchtime and evening talks a year, on all aspects of our work from art to wildlife. There are talks all over the country, so there’s bound to be something near you.

Working holidays

Working holidays are a great way to learn new skills, get active, have fun and meet like-minded people in some of our most stunning locations.