National Trust

Give back to nature

Help it to thrive long into the future

Dedicate a tree

Donate £5 and plant a tree

Frosty flurries

Enjoy space to explore this winter

Chirk, Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Partially open today
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Seaham, County Durham

County Durham's coastline has emerged from a polluted industrial past to become a haven for wildlife

Open today
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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.

Partially open today
View all opening times 

What's open?

We're open and safe for you to visit. Many gardens, parks, cafés, coast and countryside sites and some houses are open for you to explore. When planning your visit, please follow government guidance and your local tier restrictions.

To avoid disappointment please book your visit in advance, especially at weekends and school holidays. Every Friday we release new tickets for the following week. Please always check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel.

What's closed?

In tier 3 areas in England, houses and other indoor areas remain closed and cafés are takeaway only.

In line with Welsh government legislation, National Trust houses in Wales will close from 5 December.

In Northern Ireland, all houses, shops and visitor centres are closed until 11 December following the Northern Ireland Executive circuit break restrictions. Cafés remain takeaway only.

Check our helpful coronavirus FAQs

Read our latest statement update 2 December

How to book your visit 

Find out what's open, which places need booking and what to expect from your visit.

Thank you nature



Wool Mouse Nativity Set from the National Trust online shop

For an eco-friendly Christmas 

This year nature has mattered more than ever, so why not show it some love with our sustainable Christmas range? From unique handmade decorations to recyclable wrapping paper, there’s something for everyone to decorate their home, spruce up their tree or wrap their perfect gifts.

The Study at Chartwell, Kent.

Virtual backgrounds for Zoom 

Fancy a change of scene for your virtual meetings? Celebrate Winston Churchill’s birthday this week, 30 November, by changing your background to his study at Chartwell, or choose from one of our other beautiful interiors to add some extra style to your Zoom calls and online catch-ups.

A family enjoying the outdoors in autumn or winter

Gift membership

This Christmas, give someone special a whole year of discovery with gift membership, and help protect the places in our care, for everyone, for ever.

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Everyone needs nature, now more than ever. Donate today and you could help people and nature to thrive at the places we care for.

Advent calendar
Painting of figures walking on a frozen river

Day 4: A winter sunset 

Count down the days to Christmas in 24 wondrous treasures from our collection with our unique Christmas advent calendar of festive objects.