We look after historic houses, gardens, mills, coastline, forests, farmland, moorland, islands, castles, nature reserves, villages... and pubs.
The centre is helping to conserve important plants found in our gardens
Rare plants from our gardens across the country are being propagated at our Plant Conservation Centre, improving the way one of the most important plant collections in the UK is cared for.
Conserving our rare plants
The winter storms 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.
Read more about our shifting shores
Find out how we unearthed Formby's history in a recent project on this site of major archaeological and historical importance.
Follow the Formby footprints
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.
Meet a 1200-year-old tree
In his blog, our registrar and collections enthusiast, Emile de Bruijn, shares his delight in some of our more unusual items in the collections we look after, and shares stories about some of the items in these collections.
Read Emile's blog
Meet apprentice stonemason David Wilkins