National Trust

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Be inspired by our gardens and gardeners

New year, new tastes

Share favourite dishes from our chefs and local experts

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Chirk, Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Closed 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
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What's open?

In England and Northern Ireland, our gardens, parks and countryside remain open for local people to exercise. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority and we urge you to book your visits in advance and stay local. Please always check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel.

What's closed?

Following the Prime Minister's announcement of the latest lockdown in England, our shops, houses and visitor centres are closed, and some cafés will offer takeaway refreshments.

All National Trust in Wales places are currently closed in line with Welsh government restrictions. In Northern Ireland, houses, shops and visitor centres are closed and cafés are takeaway only.

Check our helpful coronavirus FAQs >

Read our latest statement update 5 January 2021 >

How to book your visit 

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

Visitors enjoying craft activities, including colouring and drawing

Peter Rabbit activities to do at home 

Get stuck into a winter adventure with these Peter Rabbit™ packs for you to do at home. From crafts and games, puzzles and ideas inspired by nature, you can have a mini adventure with the help of Peter and his friends.

Mussenden Temple at Downhill Demesne

Behind the scenes video tours 

Sit back and enjoy a personal video tour of some of the remarkable outdoor places and houses in our care. Experience the beauty and mystery of Downhill Demesne, County Londonderry, in this latest tour. Step into a vast coastal landscape with fascinating ruins, an intriguing clifftop temple, unusual plants and trees, plus much more.

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It's time to make a change 

Make sustainable living your 2021 resolution. Whether at home or on the go, there are plenty of simple swaps you can make that will have a big impact. Start your journey towards an environmentally friendlier home, from decorating with unique recycled homeware to getting creative with sustainable kitchen products and our organic, vegan cleaning essentials.

Two bowls filled with the spiced carrot and orange soup

Vegan and vegetarian recipes 

Why not make your new year foodie resolution to join in Veganuary this month? We've got lots of tasty dishes that are packed full of fresh fruit and vegetables. Cook up a storm with scrumptious starters, mouth-watering mains and 'I'll only have one more' bakes. And we've got lots of tasty veggie dishes too.

 Visitors exploring the medieval ruins at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, North Yorkshire


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Fashion highlights in our collections 

We look after more than 27,000 pieces of dress, most belonging to the people who lived and worked in our historic houses. From the luxurious to the everyday, this collection spans over 500 years of changing taste and fashion.