National Trust

Places make us

Explore the stories that will show you why

Spread your wings

Time to enjoy your wild side

Dramatic moments

Lose yourself in the power of nature

near Moreton-in-Marsh, Oxfordshire

Discover the myths and memories of an ancient country house, a compelling time capsule of 400 years of family life

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Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

Dutch water garden - a rare and beautiful survival

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Ely, Cambridgeshire

The National Trust's oldest nature reserve, and England's most famous fen

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Bodiam Castle viewed through a frame of autumn leaves

Ten castles to visit 

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

Walking through autumn woods

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

Rebuilding England’s highest war memorial: the cairn on top of Scafell Pike

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

Close up of poppies in a field for remembrance

Remembering the First World War: Centenary exhibitions and events 

2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. Places across the country will be hosting exhibitions and events to commemorate the Armistice, where you can discover the stories of those whose lives were affected by the conflict.

The sitting room at the Old Gateway Cottage, Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Half-term holidays

Make the school holidays extra special and treat the whole family to a half-term getaway at one of our cosy holiday cottages.

Add a touch of style to your home with our collection of throws and rugs

For the fireside sitters

Add a touch of style to your home with our collection of throws and rugs.