National Trust

Sweeping landscapes

Caring for the great outdoors

Curiouser and curiouser

A world of discovery is waiting for you

Moments of wonder

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Chirk, Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

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Seaham, County Durham

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

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near Saltash, Cornwall

Tudor house with superb collections, garden, quay and estate

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Shortlisted entry for the 2019 Handbook photography competition

Send us your best shots 

It's the final call for entries for our photo competition to find an outstanding image to feature on our 2020 Handbook, to capture the 'places that make you feel good'. Show us how your favourite National Trust places can inspire you when you're enjoying summer days out. Closing date 1 September.

Kids paddling in the River Wandle at Morden Hall Park, London


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Rangers surveying meadows in Langdale


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

Terry Deary and National Trust ranger Wayne Appleton on the beach at Easington

Discover the People's Landscapes podcast  

This four-part series is presented by radio journalist and broadcaster John Sergeant. Telling the stories of four historic landscapes in our care, the series will uncover some of the lesser-known tales and explore connections between people and places throughout the ages.

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A man and two young girls splash in the water at Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire

Help keep the coast alive 

Building sandcastles and paddling in the sea - what if all we had left of the coast were memories? As seas rise and storms rage, our shifting shores are transformed. Each coastal mile costs £3,000 a year to maintain and we need your help to keep the coast alive for everyone.

The garden at Keeper's House, Dunster

A National Trust holiday

Enjoy the last of the longer days as the seasons change on a holiday filled with nature and heritage, family and friends

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Summer sale

Save up to 50% on selected lines in our summer sale, from clothing to homeware, children's toys to gardening.