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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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Children playing with toy swords at Corfe Castle, Dorset

Ten castles to visit 

Wars, ghosts and royal skullduggery abound in ancient castles. Lose yourself in history as you hunt for bats among the battlements, discover secret, hidden passageways and retrace the steps of smugglers of old.

Scones with clotted cream and jam

National Trust scones make Lonely Planet's 'Ultimate Eatlist' 

Lonely Planet travel guides have named ‘cream tea in an English country garden’ as one of the top 500 best culinary treats around from the world, with the National Trust named as the ideal setting. Why not head over to a café near you for a reviving post-lunch pick-me-up?

Family rock pooling on the beach at Birling Gap


Explore special places with National Trust membership. Your support helps to protect and maintain these places – for ever, for everyone.

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.

Samson the cat at Knightshayes, Devon

Meet the cats of the National Trust 

With many former residents self-confessed cat lovers, famous historical houses across the UK have played home to feline friends for centuries. From a boisterous Bengal called Rubeus, who prowls Cotehele's garden, to Samson the mighty Maine Coon of Knightshayes, meet the real owners of your favourite places.

The exterior of Quin Cottage, near Port Isaac, Cornwall

Last-minute summer breaks

Treat yourself to a spontaneous summer getaway at one of our holiday cottages, campsites or bunkhouses.

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Our exclusive cleaning range is produced in small batches in Somerset using Exmoor water by a family-run business.