A Victorian Obsession at Leighton House Museum

Lord Leighton, Greek girls picking up pebbles by the sea, 1871 © Studio Sébert Photographes

Lord Leighton, Greek girls picking up pebbles by the sea, 1871

From 14 November 2014, National Trust partner Leighton House Museum will be home to A Victorian Obsession: The Pérez Simón Collection, an exhibition of rarely seen masterpieces of Victorian art belonging to the Mexican collector Juan Antonio Pérez Simón.

#NTHouseproud – And the Winners are...

The winner of the #NTHouseproud Treasure Hunter category was Dani Gianini. © Studio Sébert Photographes

The winner of the #NTHouseproud Treasure Hunter category was Dani Gianini.

Back in September 2014 we launched a social media experiment to observe and archive how contemporary Londoner’s live. Conceived in partnership with The Royal College of Art, the competition gave Londoner’s the chance to win up to £2000 in vouchers from main sponsor, MADE.COM and the opportunity to have their home opened to the public as a pop-up National Trust property.

Routemaster bus tours in 2015

Our green Routemaster bus out on the Goldfinger tour © Sophia Schorr-Kon

Our green Routemaster bus out on the Goldfinger tour

After another popular set of Routemaster bus tours, we are pleased to announce that the bus tours will be back in spring 2015. Here’s a reminder of what’s in store…

What's on...

Exploring London couldn't be easier with our handy schedule of diverse events coming up around the capital. Painting, portraiture, performance and comedy - we've lots lined up.

Introducing National Trust London

 We’re all about London – its history, atmosphere and spirit – reflected in our 10 remarkable places in London and in new explorations of the capital’s neighbourhoods and significant places.

The generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead

For the last exhibition of National Trust partner the Foundling Museum’s 10th anniversary year, the focus turns to Dr Richard Mead, a highly eminent physician, patron, collector and philanthropist.

The (secret) war time history of Hall Place

Discover how American soldiers stationed at Hall Place – code name Santa Fe – intercepted encoded messages sent by the Germans in a new exhibition at National Trust partner Hall Place.  

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Our London Partners

We now have 14 heritage partners across London offering members half-price entry. New partners for 2014 are Bevis Marks Synagogue and Strawberry Hill House.

Discover our places in London

Detail of suspended fretwork shelves

Detail of suspended fretwork shelves

 Discover some of the capital's hidden gems with your National Trust membership. Explore the city's history from Modernist homes to idyllic green spaces.

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