National Trust

Festive cheer

Light up your world at Christmas

Places make us

Explore the stories that will show you why

Into the woods

Lose yourself in nature

Belfast, County Antrim

The most famous pub in Belfast

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Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

A natural pier into the Bristol Channel, north of Weston-super-Mare and Brean Down. Perfect for picnics; views across Sand Bay.

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near Brixham, Devon

Greenway house and garden: 'the loveliest place in the world'

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Visitors in the Dining Room at Christmas at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

Getting ready for Christmas 

Experience unique Christmas celebrations at a place near you. Whether you love seeing houses and gardens all dressed up for the season or are looking for some festive food ideas, there's lots to choose from.

Visitors on a walk at Baggy Point, Devon

Refreshing coastal walks 

Whether you’re looking for a bracing clifftop ramble, a blast of invigorating sea-infused air or a gentle stroll along the sandy dunes, there are more than 778 miles of coastline to discover. Wrap up warm.

Elizabeth I

Great masterpieces in our collections 

Be inspired by some of the greatest masterpieces in our collections, chosen by the National Trust's Curator of Pictures and Sculpture. From Bosch and Burne-Jones to Rembrandt and Whistler, these are exceptional paintings on show among the 200 historic houses we care for.

Christmas at Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Derbyshire

Gift membership

This Christmas, give someone you love a whole year’s worth of discovery with gift membership.

Rebuilding England’s highest war memorial: the cairn on top of Scafell Pike

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Enjoying their time together at Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester

These are the places that make us  

Whether it's the place you first fell in love, somewhere to escape the bustle of everyday life, or where you go to get closer to nature, we all make special connections with different places. These are the places that make us who we are. For Stuart and Rebecca, they have watched their family grow at Dunham Massey in Greater Manchester. Join them as they take a break from the chaos of daily life and enjoy some time spent together in nature.

Fountains Cottage in the snow, North Yorkshire

Christmas breaks

Fancy spending Christmas in a snug, country hideaway or seeing in the New Year in a historic manor house?

Mince pies Tyntesfield

Festive feasting

From tantalising recipes to festive food events near you, find all the inspiration you need for a delicious Christmas.