There’s wonder to be found under the gold-flecked canopies of our woodlands. More than a sanctuary for wildlife, trees clean our air and bring balance to our fragile landscape. Donate today and help keep our woodlands breathing forever
Did you know?
- We look after around 12 million trees across all the places in our care
- A single tree can remove 1 tonne of carbon from our air over 40 years
- Our tallest tree is 58 metres in height - it's a grand fir at Skelghyll Woods, Ambleside
Donate to our Woodlands appeal
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Give today and double your donation
Thanks to our partnership with Cotswold Outdoor, we’re able to match fund donations from the Woodlands appeal up to £120,000. Make your donation before 31 January 2020 and it will be matched.
" Rare is the person who does not like trees! Whether it is the feel of different barks, the fun of trying to catch a falling leaf in autumn, or a place to breathe in the sense of timelessness only found beneath the canopy of ancient oaks, trees give us so much."
Best B&B for animals
Woodlands are a haven for animals big and small, such as deer, owls and squirrels. They offer shelter, food and protection throughout the seasons.
Breath of fresh air
Trees provide nearly one third of the earth’s oxygen and help clean the air of pollution. And the bigger and healthier they are, the more they do for us.
Inhale. Exhale. Repeat
From russet autumn, to blossoming spring, our woodlands are brimming with beauty. Wake up and smell the woods - you may discover inspiration and a smile.
Cool and collected
Trees lower our air temperature by evaporating water from their leaves and providing shade. They also slow and filter rainwater, improving water quality and help prevent flooding.
Our planet’s oldest trees date back to the time Avebury was completed, in the Bronze Age. The Ankerwycke Yew at Runnymede is the Trust's oldest tree at over 2,000 years old.
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. Your donation will allow us to act quickly, wherever the need is greatest at this special place, and do vital conservation work.