National Trust

Time to pause

Open spaces that give you room to breathe

Curious collections

Lose yourself in intriguing memories

Landscapes of history

Looking after our nation’s stories

near Redruth, Cornwall

Impressive Cornish beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre

Templepatrick, County Antrim

The finest example in Ireland of Robert Adam's neoclassical architecture

Looe, Cornwall

Stretch your legs in a living Cornish landscape

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Frosty winter walk

How a walk in nature can help your wellbeing 

A walk in the wild can be a great way to revive the senses. Whether you’re exploring quiet forests or hiking over rugged headlands, spending time in nature can bring a sense of peace and a moment of escape from the stresses of daily life. Rangers and experts from Cotswold Outdoor, our recommended outdoor retail partner, share their thoughts.

Peter at Osterley Park, London

Places matter 

Whether it's somewhere to meet friends and family, get in touch with nature or even bring back memories from the past, special places matter. Hear from people around the country as they share their connection with places close to their hearts.

Walking by Fountains Abbey

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A stonemason working on a garden wall at Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire

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An archive image of the people marching in the 1932 Kinder Scout trespass overlaid onto a modern day image of the landscape

People’s Landscapes: Explore the places that have shaped the nation 

In 2019 we’re marking the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre, a turning point in our democracy, with a year-long programme that explores the role our places have played in social change. Through events, exhibitions and podcasts, you’ll be able to explore the untold histories that hide behind our landscapes.

a fluffy white grey seal pup with a greying face sat on golden sand with some green marram grass in the fore ground

Blakeney Point sees record-breaking numbers of seal pups 

This year's record-breaking pup count marks 30 years of breeding success for seals at Blakeney National Nature Reserve, with the final number of seal pups surpassing 3,000 for the first time. Discover how Blakeney Point has become the largest grey seal colony in England.

The exterior of Gordon's Cabin, Woolacombe, Devon

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Encourage feathered and furry friends to visit your garden

Build a home for nature

Encourage feathered and furry friends to visit your garden with our range for wildlife lovers.