We look after historic houses, gardens, mills, coastline, forests, farmland, moorland, islands, castles, nature reserves, villages... and pubs.

Working to restore historic gardens

Jen Pina-Trengrove, our gardener in charge at Trerice, Cornwall

Jen Pina-Trengrove, our gardener in charge at Trerice, Cornwall

The knot garden at Trerice and Cliveden's rose garden are just two examples of our work to restore historic gardens to their former beauty.

Shifting shores

The winter storms of 2013/14 have caused our coastline to alter. Find how what we think the correct approach to the challenge of living with a dynamic and changing coastline is, and our views on what we need to do.

Beyond the Formby footprints

Find out how we unearthed Formby's history in a recent project on this site of major archaeological and historical importance.

Preserving ancient trees

We look after some of the oldest trees in the UK. Find out where you can see them and learn more about the work we do to protect them for future generations.

Nature and wildlife

As the UK's biggest land owner, we look after a lot of nature and wildlife. We strive to maintain our land as an environment that supports a rich diversity of life.

Meet apprentice stonemason David Wilkins

Fixing the Fells

Find out how we're restoring and maintaining footpaths in the Lake District.