National Trust

Let's plant more trees

More of this will do us the world of good

Autumn adventures

Get outdoors and enjoy the delights of the season

Stretch your legs

Take a walk and discover new horizons

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.

Out and about

Director-General, Hilary McGrady speaking at the Annual General Meeting 2019 in the Steam Museum, Swindon

It's time to vote ahead for the AGM 

We're getting ready for the next members' Annual General Meeting. It's being held at 10am on Saturday 30 October 2021 at the Harrogate Convention Centre, North Yorkshire. Voting is open for the Council elections and resolutions until 11.59pm 22 October 2021, or you can register to attend the AGM on the day and vote for the resolutions then. It's your chance, as members, to help us make the best possible decisions for the Trust in the months to come.

Visitors in the garden at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire

Take part in Free Wills Month 

October is Free Wills Month, which means you can make or update your will for free, if you're 55 or over. While there's no obligation to leave a gift in your will to the National Trust, we hope you'll support our vital conservation work in this way.

Family walking in Rowallane Garden, County Down

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.

Red squirrel with a nut

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.

Mary Prince

Reflecting on inspirational black histories 

This Black History Month, the National Trust's podcast producer explores stories of black history connected to the places and collections we look after. He also reflects on other inspirational figures, finding new connections between British history, everyday lives and the Trust today.

Visitors enjoying an autumnal hike with the dog on the estate at Wallington, Northumberland

Help plant more trees 

Nature needs our help, so start warming up and move for trees this autumn. Challenge yourself to complete 50km of activity during October, and raise money to help plant more trees. However you go the distance, every £5 you raise will plant a sapling, and bring us one tree closer to a greener future.

The conservatory at Rothley Lakehouse, Northumberland

Fancy a holiday?

If you're thinking about your next holiday or two, why not beat the crowds and book ahead for a 2022 or 2023 break.

Flat lay of sustainable stationary including pens, gift tags and note cards

Sustainable stationery

Whether you’re just saying hello or saving a date, our stationery range features notecards, pens, gift tags and more.

Two bowls filled with the spiced carrot and orange soup

Cosy and warming recipes 

With the days getting shorter and a chill appearing in the air, get ready to fill your days with comforting classics, home-cooked dishes and indulgent treats. There are lots of recipes for you to try and share with loved ones, including some vegan and family-friendly recipes too.