Plas Newydd red squirrel appeal

Over 100 red squirrels call Plas Newydd their home but this small population still faces daily threat from busy roads and deadly diseases. We need your help to further improve their habitat and secure their future.

Red squirrel in the woodland at Plas Newydd
  • Less than half of red squirrel kittens survive to adulthood
  • Only 1% of infected red squirrels survive pox virus
  • Each year tens of red squirrels are killed on the roads around Plas Newydd

Donate to Plas Newydd red squirrel appeal

Please select an amount

Red squirrels at a feed box at Plas Newydd
£10 could help feed our red squirrels for one week
£20 could help us build and maintain nest boxes
A red squirrel peeps out with a nut in its mouth
A red squirrel in the woods at Plas Newydd
£35 could help us build new squirrel bridges to keep them safe from passing traffic
Or enter your own amount
" Each year we receive reports from visitors and staff about dead squirrels on the road. We hope to protect them by raising funds to build a rope bridge across the busy road surrounding Plas Newydd."
- Claire Seager, Visitor Welcome Supervisor, Plas Newydd
Meet our squirrel rangers
Our red squirrel ranger

Red Squirrel walks and talks 

Join our NEW Red Squirrel Rangers for a walk around the garden and find out more about Plas Newydd's resident reds.

Why give to the National Trust?

As a charity, we rely on the generosity of supporters to look after the outdoor spaces in our care. Not only do our supporters help to conserve beautiful landscapes and protect precious plants and wildlife. But they also ensure that future generations have places they can find freedom from everyday life, reconnect with the natural world and make memories to treasure. Your donation will go towards this project and other vital conservation work in the outdoors at this special place. With your support, we can continue to protect the irreplaceable. For ever, for everyone.

Donate now to help us protect this rare species