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Life's a beach

Unwind to the sound of lapping waves

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Dazzling blooms

Bursts of colour to brighten your day

near Saltash, Cornwall

Tudor house with superb collections, garden, quay and estate

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Bushmills, County Antrim

In the footsteps of giants...

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Elegant suspension bridge and toll-keeper's house

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The golden sands of Penbryn beach

Beautiful beaches near you 

Whether it's a relaxing stroll along the sand or a bracing dip in the sea that you're looking for this bank holiday, a patch of paradise is waiting. Choose from 778 miles of spectacular coastline around England, Wales and Northern Ireland and let your worries wash away.

Springwatch presenters Gillian Burke, Michaela Strachan and Chris Packham

Springwatch returns to Sherborne 

From Monday 28 May, the BBC's Springwatch will return to the Sherborne Park Estate. For three weeks, the team will revisit their favourite birds and beasts to see how they have fared through the changing seasons. Find out what goes on behind the cameras and meet some of the stars of the show.

Corfe Castle visitors


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

Restoration at Stowe Gardens on statues


It’s only with your support that we can look after the places that make our world a bit more special.

A Still Life of Flowers and Fruit by Cornelis de Heem Dyrham Park

Dutch masters unveiled at the Holburne Museum 

See some of the finest 17th-century Dutch pictures from our collections on show for the first time in the Prized Possessions exhibition at the Holburne Museum in Bath. This is the first major exhibition of the Trust’s paintings in 22 years. From 25 May to 16 September 2018.

The exterior of Lighthouse Cottages 1 and 2, Tyne and Wear

Stay somewhere extraordinary

Dreaming of your next break away? Take a look at our holiday inspiration.

Bring the spirit of the National Trust into your home with our exclusively designed homeware collection.

New homeware collection

Transport your home to the coast with our home accessories that sing wild sea-shanties and tell tall salty tales.