National Trust

Storm Arwen

Support the woodlands in our care, now and in the future

Festive cheer

Find inspiration and ideas for a magical Christmas

Stretch your legs

Head out on a refreshing winter walk

Chirk, Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Seaham, County Durham

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

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.

Visiting and booking information 

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

Out and about
Tunnel lit for Christmas at Trelissick, Cornwall

Winter lights and illuminations 

See your favourite places transformed with colours and illuminations when you step into a winter wonderland at a Christmas light display near you. Add some sparkle to your seasonal visits.

A contestant painting the view of West Wycombe house

Vote for your favourite paintings 

Have your say on which paintings of National Trust places are featured in a special episode of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year in early 2022. Everyone who votes also gets the chance to win a Sky Q package for a year. Grab your last chance to vote as voting closes at midnight on 1 December. The winner will be drawn from the entries.

Couple walking in the grounds of Trelissick, Cornwall, at Christmas time

Gift membership

This Christmas, give someone special a whole year of discovery with gift membership, and help protect nature, beauty and history — for everyone, for ever.

Christmas decorations hanging off a Christmas tree

Welcome to the Christmas shop

Get the festive season underway and spark some joy with our range of unique gifts and sustainably made decorations.

Painting of figures skating on a lake

Day 1: Skating 

Count down the days to Christmas in 24 wondrous treasures from our collection with our unique Christmas Advent calendar of festive objects.

Iced gingerbread house on a wooden chopping board

Start prepping your festive food 

We’ve got some delicious festive recipes that'll get your taste buds tingling this Christmas. From canapés to spice-infused puddings, here are some dishes to bring some extra magic to your Christmas feast.

Granny's holiday cottage in the snow at Roseland, Cornwall

Christmas breaks

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

Robin in the frost

Donate

Everyone needs nature, now more than ever. Donate today and you could help people and nature to thrive at the places we care for.

COP26 Blue Zone

Follow up on COP26 

With nations around the world reporting on plans to significantly cut carbon emissions, this year is a turning point for action on climate change. Find out more about what happened at COP26 in Glasgow and the next steps, plus get some ideas about what you can do in the fight against the climate crisis.

A fallen tree caused by Storm Arwen at Erddig, Wales

Read our news 

Get the latest news from around the Trust. Many of the UK's most precious and unique trees have been damaged by Storm Arwen as its gale force winds brought down thousands of trees across the north of England and Wales. Bodnant Gardens in North Wales, Wallington in Northumberland and areas of the Lake District in Cumbria were some of the worst hit places.