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Let's plant more trees

More of this will do us the world of good

Autumn adventures

Get ready for heaps of family fun this half term

Seasonal show

Be inspired by nature's changing colours

Chirk, Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Seaham, County Durham

County Durham's coastline has emerged from a polluted industrial past to become a haven for wildlife

near Saltash, Cornwall

An atmospheric Tudor house with Medieval roots, a working mill on an historic quay, a glorious garden with valley views and an expansive estate to explore.

Visiting and booking information 

Find out what's open, which places need booking and what to expect from your visit.

Out and about

Director-General Hilary McGrady speaking at the Annual General Meeting 2019 in the Steam Museum, Swindon

Join us at the AGM 

We're getting ready for the next members' Annual General Meeting. It's being held at 10am on Saturday 30 October 2021 at the Harrogate Convention Centre, North Yorkshire. Online voting has now closed, but you can register to attend the AGM on the day and vote for the resolutions then. It's your chance, as members, to help us make the best possible decisions for the Trust in the months to come.

The rear garden under flood water in autumn at Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire

Getting ready for COP26 

With nations around the world reporting on plans to significantly cut carbon emissions, this year is a turning point for action on climate change. Find out what we’ll be discussing at the Climate Resilience Heritage Summit on 27 October and more about our presence at COP26, which opens in Glasgow on 31 October. Plus, get some ideas on what you can do to join in the fight against the climate crisis.

Visitors in the garden at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire

Take part in Free Wills Month 

October is Free Wills Month, which means you can make or update your will for free, if you're 55 or over. While there's no obligation to leave a gift in your will to the National Trust, we hope you'll support our vital conservation work in this way.

Family walking in Rowallane Garden, County Down


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Red squirrel with a nut


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Mary Prince

Reflecting on inspirational black histories 

This Black History Month, the National Trust's podcast producer explores stories of black history connected to the places and collections we look after. He also reflects on other inspirational figures, finding new connections between British history, everyday lives and the Trust today.

Visitors enjoying an autumnal hike with the dog on the estate at Wallington, Northumberland

Help plant more trees 

Nature needs our help, so start warming up and move for trees this autumn. Challenge yourself to complete 50km of activity during October and raise money to help plant more trees. However you go the distance, every £5 you raise will plant a sapling, and bring us one tree closer to a greener future.

Family on bikes cycling through Blickling Estate

Last-minute breaks

Embrace the spectacular colours of autumn with a last-minute getaway. Head off to a secluded woodland cabin or a medieval hall house overlooking the moors.

Christmas decorations hanging off a Christmas tree

Welcome to the Christmas shop

It's never too early to get the festive season underway. Spark some joy with our range of unique gifts and sustainably-made decorations.