A distant view of people walking at Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland

Our cause

An owl in Great Wood, Keswick, Derwentwater, Cumbria
Great Wood, Keswick, Derwentwater, Cumbria National Trust Images / Simon Fraser

Our 10-year plan  

The nation’s heritage and the natural environment are under threat. Our 10-year strategy outlines how we aim to combat issues such as climate change and safeguard these special places for future generations.

What we're doing

Important to us

" Ever since I was a little girl I have been interested in digging things up. The Trust answered my prayers by announcing that they were running an archaeological project. I rushed to sign up and have not looked back."
- Alexandra Gooding, volunteer
Thatched farm buildings and farmyard at Wimpole Home Farm, Cambridgeshire
Wimpole Home Farm, Cambridgeshire National Trust Images / Megan Taylor

Transforming the goat shed at Wimpole 

Fancy a slice of cake in an old goat shed? Inspiring energy projects are transforming even the most unusual of locations at the Wimpole Estate.

Gardeners abseiling down the walls at St Michael's Mount, Cornwall
St Michael's Mount, Cornwall National Trust / Steven Haywood

Extreme weeding at St Michael's Mount 

Having a head for heights is a must for the garden team at St. Michael's Mount where extreme measures are needed to keep the castle walls free from weeds.


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