National Trust

Get gardening

Be inspired by our gardens and gardeners

Houses, great and small

Welcoming you inside this autumn

Autumn comforts

Warming soups, yummy bakes and more delicious recipes

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.

Visitor talking to a costumed Tudor lady in the Knot garden

Heritage Open Days 

Heritage Open Days is back, and this year it’s running from 10–19 September. Some of the places we care for will be joining in the festival with free in-person and online events.


Climate change and Great Big Green Week

Watch this video to uncover how we’re responding to the changing climate at places in our care and why we’re calling on the Government to make bigger commitments and bigger changes in this crucial year of climate action. Through local projects, partnerships and funding, we're working to heal climate harm, everywhere we can. Find out how you can get involved and join in Great Big Green Week from 18-26 September, a nationwide celebration of action on climate change.

Family walking in Rowallane Garden, County Down


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Red squirrel with a nut


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Sweet potato and cauliflower pies in the muffin tins fresh out the oven

Tasty autumn recipes 

We love food and we've got some great recipes to prove it. Fill your days will delicious home-cooked meals, savoury snacks, simple bakes and indulgent desserts. There are lots of recipes for you to try and share with loved ones, including some vegan and family-friendly recipes too.

Lounge at Foel Gopyn, nr Betws-y-Coed, Conwy

Cosy cottages

Treat yourself to a cosy cottage hideaway, and indulge in breezy country walks and relaxing evenings in front of a blazing fire.

Gardening range of pots, gloves, kneeling pads and shears

Get your garden autumn-ready

Whether you’re working hard in the garden or looking for special gifts, we've plenty of tools and treats to tempt every gardener.