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Make the most of spring

How to improve your bird spotting skills

Our ranger Gwen Potter has some expert advice to help you improve your spotting skills. Perfect if you’re developing an interest in birdwatching and looking for tips to use out in the field.

How to make a wormery

TV gardener Chris Beardshaw shows what's in a wormery, why they are important and how to make one. Have a go yourself and be part of the National Trust greener gardening initiative in association with Yorkshire Bank.

Why we love this time of year

To celebrate spring, we asked our nature and wildlife experience expert, Matthew Oates, to explain why he loves this time of year. When you visit our special places this season, tell us if you agree with him.

Join the outdoor gym

Take a look at a guide to help you feel great throughout the year. We believe just five minutes in the outdoor gym every day can lead to improvements in mood and self-esteem, as well as physical fitness.

Stay outdoors and closer to nature

Take a holiday this spring, or plan ahead for later in the year, to be in some of the best locations. Camp, glamp or bring a campervan and go explore the great outdoors.

Outdoor events near you