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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A tower of scones...

Scrumptuous scones and cream tea at Stourhead restaurant

We’ve racked up some pretty amazing culinary statistics in the North West this year.

Between us, we’ve eaten 200,000 scones (that’s enough to build a tower 4 feet square and 450 feet high!) and drank enough tea and coffee to fill a swimming pool. What else have we eaten and more importantly, what can you enjoy this autumn?

 

Join the Great British Walk

Join us for a Great British Walk this autumn 

Join us for a Great British Walk this autumn

The countryside is alive with colour and we’re celebrating the season with new walking trails and events. Try the special colour walk at Speke Hall, a new trail at Sizergh, or find a Great British Walk near you.

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.

Celebrating Cumbria’s edible heritage

Wordsworth House and Garden © Nadia Mackenzie

Wordsworth House and Garden

This season we're urging fans of the BBC TV series ‘Great British Bake Off’ to 'Grab your birch twig whisk and goose feather pastry brush' and get baking, 1700s style.

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, join a woodland pumpkin trail at Townend, 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.

Take a break. Just here...

Stay cosy in one of our camping pods this Spring © 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.

Bickerton Hill

Bickerton HIll basks in a blaze of autumnal glow

At Bickerton Hill we’re working to restore the lowland heath - it's one of the world’s rarest and most endangered landscapes.

Heroes of Adventure

The River Bollin runs at the back of the Mill

Quarry Bank explores the effects of the First World War on their families in this unique exhibition, Heroes of Adventure.

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