We value our landscape and as one of the UK’s largest landowners, aim to protect it for us all to enjoy

Farmland in Ysbyty Ifan, Snowdonia
Waves crash against the Giant's Causeway, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

World Heritage sites 

We care for special places across the UK. Find out more about the few that have been recognised as globally important World Heritage sites.

The storms battering the dunes

Living with change: Our shifting shores 

We're tackling the threats of a changing coastline to safeguard the coastline you love.

Sticklebarn and The Langdales

Land use and planning 

We get involved in the planning system to help protect our land and to ensure all land is used for the greatest long-term benefit.

Stonehenge Landscape

What the historic landscape means to us 

With the help of archaeology, we're uncovering the stories of our historic landscapes.

The National Trust omega sign at Ewe Moor, Malham Tarn Estate, North Yorkshire

Protecting the peatlands at Malham Tarn 

Malham Tarn's peat bogs have been damaged not just by peat-cutting, but also by livestock grazing and the cutting of drainage ditches. The restoration of the bogs will benefit local wildlife as well as returning the area to its natural state.

The gorse-covered cliff-land at Dinas Oleu, our very first acquisition

Follow the history of our places with Land Map 

This mapping tool allows you to see our places as they came into our care, find the ones closest to you and learn about their histories.

Track towards Black Down, from Hindhead Common, Surrey

Returning Hindhead Commons to nature 

Following completion of a new tunnel to bypass a notorious traffic bottle neck in the Surrey village of Hindhead, the old A3 has officially been 'returned to nature'.

" We have to make tough decisions and break new ground to make our land fit for the future, but we're ready for the challenge."
- Keith Jones, environmental practices adviser for Wales


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