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Designer landscapes

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Views to inspire

Caring for the landscapes you love

near Saltash, Cornwall

Tudor house with superb collections, garden, quay and estate

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Bushmills, County Antrim

In the footsteps of giants...

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Elegant suspension bridge and toll-keeper's house

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A pair of Glanville fritillary butterflies share a meal

Places to see butterflies 

This week it’s National Insect Week. Get closer to nature by watching colourful butterflies flitting through the air on a warm summer’s day walk, all chosen by our specialist butterfly volunteer, Matthew Oates.

Corfe Castle visitors


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Restoration at Stowe Gardens on statues


It’s only with your support that we can look after the places that make our world a bit more special.

Mark Wallinger inside the Writ in Water installation at Runnymede, Surrey

New art installation by Mark Wallinger opens at Runnymede 

Discover a major new architectural artwork by Mark Wallinger at Runnymede, Surrey. Writ in Water provides an immersive space for contemplation and reflection at the site which witnessed the sealing of Magna Carta more than 800 years ago. Find out more about the installation and other contemporary art exhibitions at our places.

The exterior of The Bothy holiday cottage

Dreaming of summer holidays?

With over 400 holiday cottages across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, it's time to take a National Trust holiday.

This mixing bowl has been handmade by Alice Funge exclusively for the National Trust

Supporting UK makers

Introducing Alice Funge, winner of the National Trust New Designers Artisan & Craft Associate Award.