National Trust

Step out into autumn

Be there as dazzling colours come to life

Everyone needs nature

Just £5 can help plant a tree

Get a feel for nature

Discover simple ideas for getting closer to nature

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
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What's open? 

More than 100 gardens and parks and hundreds of coast and countryside car parks are open in England and Northern Ireland. You can also explore many historic houses in England. 

To avoid disappointment, we recommend you book tickets in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends, school holidays and bank holidays. Every Friday we release new tickets for the following week, around 700,000 tickets are available weekly. 

What's closed? 

In line with Welsh government legislation and the 'fire break' lockdown, all our places in Wales will temporarily close from Saturday 24 October to Monday 9 November to restrict the spread of coronavirus.

Following the latest official guidance, our historic houses in Northern Ireland are now closed. 

Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel. 

Check our helpful coronavirus FAQs

Read our latest statement
 

How to book your visit 

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

Dixie Egerickx (Mary Lennox) on set at Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire

Explore The Secret Garden film locations 

Discover how places in our care proved the perfect settings for a new film adaption of the children’s classic novel The Secret Garden, coming to cinemas and on Sky Cinema 23 October. To celebrate, we’ve teamed up with our friends at Sky to give you the chance to win a Sky package including Sky Cinema, for a whole year.

View of the lake and ampitheatre at Claremont

Members' broadcast 

While there will be no Annual General Meeting this year, members will still have an opportunity to hear from the Trust's Chair and Director-General, during a members' broadcast on 7 November. Tim and Hilary will update members about progress over the last year and in particular, the impacts of coronavirus on the Trust and how we are responding.

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Support special places with National Trust membership. Join today and help protect nature at 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.

Visitors in the garden at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire

Join in with Free Wills Month 

Is there a place that holds a special family memory for you? It's Free Wills Month this October, which means, if you're 55 or over, you can make or update your will for free and help look after the places that made these moments special.

Stacked up woollen throws in a variety of blues and greys

It’s time to wrap up warm 

With Halloween, half term and Bonfire Night around the corner, it's the perfect time to spend with your loved ones. Snuggle down in a cosy throw to watch a scary film or keep toasty with our selection of warm clothing while you watch the fireworks. If you’re heading off on a half-term adventure with your little ones, discover our clothing collaboration with Frugi.