National Trust

Places make us

Explore the stories that will show you why

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Marvel at nature's true colours

Designer landscapes

Views that give you room to breathe

near Moreton-in-Marsh, Oxfordshire

Discover the myths and memories of an ancient country house, a compelling time capsule of 400 years of family life

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Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

Dutch water garden - a rare and beautiful survival

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Ely, Cambridgeshire

The National Trust's oldest nature reserve, and England's most famous fen

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Penrhyn Castle at night

11 most haunted places... 

Ghost stories abound at some of the oldest places we take care of. Discover tales about the ghost of a former Prime Minister's father, a headless queen and many more.

Sylvia taking a well earned rest on Great Gable

These are the places that make us  

Whether it's the place where 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 Sylvia, her fondest memories of the last 50 years have been found on Great Gable in the Lake District. Join her as she takes a trip back to the mountain that has shaped her life.

Walking through autumn woods


Explore special places with National Trust membership. Your support helps to protect and maintain these places – for ever, for everyone.

House Manager Sarah looking after Nostell collection, Wakefield.


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

View to the Mourne Mountains from Murlough National Nature Reserve, County Down, Northern Ireland

Armistice Day Centenary: Pages of the Sea 

11 November 2018 marks 100 years since the First World War armistice. To commemorate the occasion we’ve partnered with arts commissioner 14-18 NOW and filmmaker Danny Boyle to create a nationwide commemoration event on beaches all around the UK.

Visitors crossing the Debdon Burn stream at Cragside

Annual General Meeting 

This year’s AGM will be held on Saturday 20 October 2018 at the STEAM Museum in Swindon. It gives you the chance to have a say on how the National Trust is run.

The sitting room at the Old Gateway Cottage, Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Half-term holidays

Make the school holidays extra special and treat the whole family to a half-term getaway at one of our cosy holiday cottages.

Add a touch of style to your home with our collection of throws and rugs

For the fireside sitters

Add a touch of style to your home with our collection of throws and rugs.