Bodnant reveals secret garden

The Skating Pond in the Far End at Bodnant Garden in summer © National Trust

After years of restoration work, The Far End, a 10 acre riverside haven at Bodnant Garden, opens to visitors for the first time on 28 March.

Welsh plant named after Sir David Attenborough

A new plant found only on the rocky ledges of Cribyn, one of three peaks we care for in the Brecon Beacons, has been named after the naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough by a Wales-based plant hunter he inspired.

Powis Castle to restore its Gateway to Grandeur

We have launched a public appeal to raise more than £300,000 as part of half a million pound fund to complete the restoration of Powis Castle’s crumbling East Front.

The East Front was once the main, grand entrance that welcomed major figures in British and world history, including King George V and Queen Mary and Queen Victoria.

Fancy a Welsh coast Trident trek?

Volunteer George Smith whittling Neptune’s trident

Volunteer George Smith whittling Neptune’s trident

We can’t supply a chariot or guarantee wall-to-wall sunshine but we can promise that you’ll take in miles of the beautiful Welsh coast equipped with a trident in hand and the knowledge you’re helping Neptune.

Countryfile at Dinefwr

Dinefwr Park's ancient breed of cattle enjoyed the media spotlight in January, taking a starring role in one of Britain’s most popular television programmes.

How to move a two-tonne lightbulb

The lighthouse optic at Bardsey Island was getting on a bit and its owners and keepers, Trinity House, decided it was time to install a new higher-tech LED bulb on the island’s lighthouse. The problem was what do you do with the old one?

Welsh Bible returns to its spiritual home

An original copy of the first Welsh language Bible has gone on display at the home of its 16th-century translator, owned and managed by us. Ty Mawr Wybrnant, near Penmachno in Snowdonia, is where Bishop William Morgan was born in 1545. He was commissioned by Elizabeth I to translate the Bible in 1588, widely seen as ensuring the survival of the Welsh language.

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Handing over the keys at Llyndy Isaf

It’s now time for Llyndy Isaf’s new chapter.

Caryl's done a fantastic job at the farm; she’s brought in more than 120 Welsh mountain ewes and eight Welsh black cows. But, now it’s Tudur’s time...