National Trust

Mal's story

These are the places that make us

Julie's story

These are the places that make us

Margaret's story

These are the places that make us

near Redruth, Cornwall

Impressive Cornish beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre

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Templepatrick, County Antrim

The finest example in Ireland of Robert Adam's neoclassical architecture

Looe, Cornwall

Stretch your legs in a living Cornish landscape

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Mal at Rhossili Bay on the Gower Peninsula

These are the places that make us  

Whether it's the place you fell in love, somewhere to escape the bustle of everyday life, or where you go to get closer to nature, we all make special connections with different places. These are the places that make us who we are. For Mal, the Gower Peninsula in Wales has helped him come to terms with a life-changing injury, and make a group of life-long friends along the way. Join Mal and his walking group as they head out, sharing memories, laughter, and lots of singing.

Walkers at Cwar Mawr Quarry in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales

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A stonemason restoring a garden wall at Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire

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A carpet of snowdrops at Plas yn Rhiw, Llyn Peninsula

Top spots for snowdrops 

A cheerful sight on a woodland walk, riverside ramble or garden stroll, snowdrops are a welcome sign that spring will soon be on its way. Find out where you can spot snowdrops near you.

Dutch masters in Prized Possessions at the Holburne Museum, Bath

Special exhibitions 

With many intriguing exhibitions to be seen, here's a handy guide to help you choose. Just opened at Petworth in Sussex is the Trust's Prized Possessions exhibition of Dutch masters, while Mottisfont in Hampshire welcomes the return of Britain's popular cartoonist, Norman Thelwell.

Exterior of Fron Dirion, nr Dolgellau, Gwynedd

Half-term holidays

Shake off the winter blues and treat the family to a last-minute half-term holiday.

Homeware from the National Trust Grasslands shop collection

Spring homeware

With prints and patterns capturing rippling grasslands, fill your home with the sights of spring.