National Trust

Seasonal delights

Winter wonderlands to refresh the senses

New year, new tastes

Share favourite dishes from our chefs and local experts

Art treasures

Be inspired by the greatest works of art in our collections

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.

Birdwatching at a hide

Top '50 things' to do in winter 

Wrap up warm for new winter adventures with our '50 things to do before you're 11 ¾' activities. Go bird watching, try stargazing and get to know a tree are just some of the ideas you could try.

Visitors descending a path through the Rock Garden at Cragside, Northumberland

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.

Robin in the frost

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.

Stack of cooked beetroot fritters on a chopping board

Veggie and vegan treats 

After something a little different? In Veganuary, dip into a world of delicious food with our vegan and vegetarian recipes. Beetroot, carrot and spring onion fritters, vegetable tagliatelle Alfredo and chocolate fudge cake are just some of the things you could try.

Ceramics

How to care for your precious objects 

Learn how to care for your most precious belongings, from wedding dresses and family photos to heirloom silver and porcelain, with these handy guides compiled by our conservation experts.

View over the bridge to Fountains Cottage in autumn

Last-minute cosy breaks

Looking for a last-minute winter getaway? Whether you’re feeling spontaneous or you just haven’t had time to plan, now’s your chance to book that break.

A selection of folded throws on a wooden bench

Snuggle down

Curl up in something extra cosy or add a splash of colour to any room by treating yourself to the perfect throw.