Our places provide habitats for lots of different species of wildlife. We're working to ensure that these places and their residents remain protected

A grey seal pup
A new-born grey seal pup, on the Farne Islands National Trust/Farne Ranger

We're working hard to protect...


Love is in the air...

The annual deer rut at Charlecote Park, Warwickshire is always exciting but this year the mild weather is encouraging the bucks to take a more laid-back approach. Find out more in this film and get a glimpse of some of the antler-clashing action.

The rare Barbastelle bat
You may spot a Barbastelle at some of our places National Trust Images / Bat Conservation Trust / Hugh Clark

Bats at our properties 

Every species of bat in the UK can be found at places under our care. Some of the rarest and most important bat roosts in the country can be found in our buildings and trees.

Top natural habitats

A Robin resting on a fence post
Listen out for the robin National Trust Images/Ross Hoddinott

Our guide to birdsong 

Ever listened to cheerful chirping and wondered just what was behind the melody? Our birdsong guide will help you out.

Wicken Fen - Bittern
Wicken Fen - Bittern Richard Nicoll


Wicken Fen is home to some of our rarest and most endangered species. Discover more about Wicken's amazing wildlife

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Safeguarding nature

Find out how we're helping to look after natural habitats and native species