North West

From magnificent houses and mighty castles, to stunning coastline and dramatic landscapes, there’s plenty to explore in the North West.

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Roaring twenties

Dress up for the roaring 20s at Lyme Park

Learn to dance the Charleston, make a cocktail or step out in a costume from the 1920s… just some of the things you can do this winter at Lyme Park. The exhibition theme is the result of Lyme's role as The Big House in the recent BBC TV drama series, ‘The Village’ which was set in the 1920s. Go on, take a trip to the roaring twenties... 

Hallowe'en happenings

Our garden is often taken over by pumpkins at Halloween © National Trust

Our garden is often taken over by pumpkins at Halloween

This Hallowe'en, try Shocktober at Sizergh, make a little monster craft at Allan Bank, get involved in spooky science at Quarry Bank and discover the origins of 'trick or treating' at Little Moreton Hall.

Corridors and ancient privys...

Autumn leaves at Little Moreton Hall © Alan Novelli

Autumn leaves at Little Moreton Hall

In praise of corridors and ancient privys: we're exploring the unsung architecture of our places in the North West.

In the footsteps of literary stars...

Beatrix Potter with sheepdog © NTPL/Robert Thrift

Beatrix Potter with sheepdog

The history of books, writers and literature is woven into the Cumbrian and Lakes landscape, but not many people know just how many literary threads are linked to the Trust.

Take a break. Just here...

Stay cosy in one of our camping pods this Spring © NTPL/National Trust

Stay cosy in one of our camping pods this Spring

Relax in the Lake District around rolling hills, stunning scenery and next to log fires. We’ve 18 cosy holiday cottages and three beautiful campsites to choose from.

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Autumn gardens

Orchards provide food and shelter for wildlife

Apples, roses and the scent of burnt sugar - variety is the spice of life in our autumn gardens.