National Trust

Flight of fancy

Fill your senses with the sights and sounds of summer

Sweeping landscapes

Views that give you room to reflect

Yvonne's story

These are the places that make us

Chirk, Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

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Seaham, County Durham

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

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near Saltash, Cornwall

Tudor house with superb collections, garden, quay and estate

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Alan Clamp's shortlisted image for 2019 photo competition of Brimham Rocks

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For our annual photography competition this year, we're looking for an outstanding image to feature on our 2020 Handbook, capturing the 'places that make you feel good'. Show us how your favourite National Trust places can inspire you and change the way you feel.

Kids paddling in the River Wandle at Morden Hall Park, London

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Visitors enjoying the view over the Northumberland Coast

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Hare eating grass, Orford Ness

Summer wildlife spotting 

Warmer days are the perfect excuse to get outdoors, especially when there's lots of summer wildlife to spot as well. From seabirds to baby deer, there are plenty of highlights to look out for this summer.

Mam Tor gives Yvonne a break from the city and space to think

These are the places that make us  

Whether it's the place you fell in love, somewhere to escape from the bustle of everyday life, or to get closer to nature, we all make special connections with different places. These are the places that make us who we are. For Yvonne, it's Mam Tor in the Peak District that's become her favourite walking place to enjoy with friends. Explore her story and others.

The exterior of Strand House, Northern Ireland

Family summer breaks

Bring all the family together for a summer getaway, from lakeside camping to stone cottages by the sea.

Outdoor toys and games for children from the National Trust online shop

Outdoor playtime

School's nearly out and we’ve got a treasure chest full of toys to get them exploring the great outdoors.