Protect Special Places appeal

Historic buildings damaged by damp. Coastlines hit by storms and erosion. Countryside and the nature that calls it home disappearing. The places we all love and the people protecting them need your support like never before

Ranger Roisin Black on Malham Tarn estate
Lindisfarne Castle from the west showing project scaffolding

Support our Protect Special Places appeal

Membership makes a vital difference, but doesn’t cover all our restoration and conservation work. Places like Lindisfarne Castle, Malham Tarn Estate and Knole are currently undergoing major renovation. So we need additional gifts to our general funds to help us act quickly where the need is greatest.

Why every donation matters

  • 200 million visits to our outdoor spaces each year
  • 775 miles of coastline to protect
  • £32 million spent on restoration in 2016
Meet the people behind the places you love
Nick Lewis at Lindisfarne

Historic buildings safeguarded for the future 

Nick, House Steward at Lindisfarne Castle, is helping stonemasons and craftsmen repair the enormous damage caused by centuries of wind and rain. With your support, we can respond fast to protect iconic places.

Protect Special Places appeal

Please select an amount

£15 could help conservators to restore a historic tapestry, protecting it from wear and tear.
£25 could plant and protect five native tree species, creating a habitat for wildlife.
£60 could help rangers protect 112 metres of precious coastline a year.
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Why give to the National Trust?

As a charity, we are dedicated to conserving our nation’s natural and human history so that it can be enjoyed for generations to come. Our conservation projects range from preserving the historic buildings in our care to protecting the plants and wildlife found in outdoor spaces. By donating to our Protect Special Places appeal, you will help us to act quickly to look after special places – wherever the need is greatest.

Donate now to Protect Special Places