National Trust

Life's a beach

Spaces to unwind

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Cherishing our seasonal showstoppers

Dramatic views

You're helping protect the landscapes you love

Burwash, East Sussex

Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling

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Saintfield, County Down

Whatever the season there's always something new to see....

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near Seascale, Cumbria

Towering mountains and the deepest lake in England

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Kite-flying on the beach at Formby, Liverpool

Coastal days inspiration 

There are many ways to enjoy the best of the coast this summer. From windswept cliffs and golden beaches, rare wildlife and famous shipwrecks to a stay in a holiday cottage by the beach, cooking up a seafood feast, or kitting out your home with seaside inspired décor.

Child planting seeds in flower pot at Mottisfont, Hampshire

May half-term events 

Half-term is nearly here and the warmer weather is the perfect opportunity to head outdoors and get closer to nature. You can hunt for bugs, build a bee hotel, go kite flying and much more.

The rose garden in June at Mottisfont, Hampshire

14 fragrant rose gardens 

Take a stroll through one of our many rose gardens in full bloom this summer. You can discover hundreds of varieties bred by gardeners many years ago and enjoy the delicate scent and colours.

Rosebay willowherb on the Whitehaven coast, Cumbria

We couldn't do it without you

Thanks to you we're able to protect miles of coast and countryside for ever, for everyone

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Explore over 500 special places with National Trust membership. Your support helps to protect and maintain the places you love – forever, for everyone.

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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.

Exterior of Thorington Hall

Large holiday cottages

Host your next family gathering in your own medieval hall or inside a historic lighthouse. Choose from over 30 large holiday cottages which sleep 8 or more people.

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Gardening essentials

From gardening gloves to exclusive National Trust pots, discover our range of gardening essentials.