National Trust

Houses, great and small

Uncover remarkable treasures around every corner

50 things to do before you're 11¾

Get closer to nature and wildlife

A taste of summer

Healthy salads, yummy bakes and more

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.

Beauty Room at Petworth House

Explore the greatest houses 

One size doesn't fit all when it comes to the houses in our care. From the biggest to the smallest, the most innovative to the most scandalous, discover the amazing variety of houses in our care.

Visitors at the beach at Robin Hood's Bay

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.

An Adonis blue butterfly

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.

Madonna and Child before a Rose Hedge

Scents and sensuality: stories of roses in our collections 

More than any other flower, roses are steeped in symbolism, history and meaning which can be found in abundance in the houses, gardens and collections we care for. Uncover the rose's stories and meanings at our places and its uses in perfume, cuisine and medicine.

Pistachio and blackberry cake with a slice removed and on a small plate

Tuck into summer recipes 

There's lots of delicious food for you to try this summer. Whether you're looking for easy picnic snacks, treats for a summer feast or something sweet to indulge in, we've got some great recipes for you to enjoy.

The exterior of Quin Cottage, near Port Isaac, Cornwall

Late availability holidays

Thinking of a summer staycation? Find a holiday cottage with late availability and set off on a last-minute getaway.

Blue and white homeware arranged in a crate including hanging throws and scented products

Shop for summer

Refresh your home and wardrobe with our new Shifting Shores collection. Featuring calming coastal colours and natural textures, it’s sure to take you back to long days spent by the sea.