National Trust

Show time

Bask in our seasonal showstoppers

Stretch your legs

Explore the great outdoors this National Walking Month

Tasty treats

Easy-to-make bakes and more delicious dishes

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.

A Jubilee garden party

Celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee 

Join us in commemorating Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee this summer. Find an event near you, whip up some treats for a picnic or street party and find out how we're marking this historic occasion through tree planting.

Visitors at the beach at Robin Hood's Bay

Join

Enjoy access to more than 500 places with National Trust membership. Join today and help protect nature, beauty and history — for everyone, for ever.

An Adonis blue butterfly

Donate

Everyone needs nature, now more than ever. Donate today and you could help people and nature to thrive at the places we care for.

Gardeners planting in spring

Spring gardening tips 

Spring is a busy time for gardeners, who take advantage of warmer days to sow seeds, plant colourful spring blooms and cultivate vegetable patches. Whether you want to create an eye-catching display of spring blossom or you're looking for advice on attracting pollinators, here are some top tips from our gardening experts for the season ahead.

Detail of the ceiling of the Drawing Room at Attingham Park, Shropshire

If walls could talk: the history of paint in our places 

Past owners of country houses have had an enormous influence on historic interiors by indulging their passion for the latest fashion or covering an existing decorative scheme. Paintings Conservation Adviser Christine Sitwell takes a look at four different National Trust places to tell the story of wall paint through the ages.

The bright exterior of Forest Cottage, near Exeter, Devon

Last-minute breaks

With the bank holiday weekend just around the corner, why not treat yourself to a trip away? From cosy cottages to coastal retreats, find a place you'll love.

Selection of bee-inspired gifts including cushion, honey and felt toys

Buzz over to the online shop

From honey and home décor to wildflower mixes for the garden, our bee-themed range is the perfect way to celebrate these vital pollinators. What’s more, every purchase helps us look after gardens and wild spaces that keep bees buzzing.