Appeals

We depend on your donations to help us carry out our vital conservation work and to respond to urgent restoration needs. Thank you for your support

Here’s a selection of current appeals for fundraising projects at our places. Some support the National Trust’s more pressing needs in the wider areas of coast and countryside conservation, others focus on the urgent restoration needs of individual buildings, collections and gardens in our care.

Where have all the wildflowers gone?
A meadow of wildflowers and grasses in the countryside near Aira Force and Ullswater, Cumbria

Save the nation’s meadows 

Shockingly, 97 per cent of our meadows are disappearing. Help us restore 1,000 hectares of wildflower meadows and protect species like the large blue butterfly, the turtledove and the great yellow bumblebee before it's too late.

Video

The sights and sounds of a meadow in creation

From the White Peak hay meadows, amid the sounds of skylarks and long grass swishing, Rachel Bennett, the National Trust’s Peak District lead ranger tells us what's being done to save these beautiful and vital wildlife havens.

Buildings in need

Garden restoration

How your donations helped bring stories to life

  • In 2018, supporters donated over £165,000 to Sutton Hoo, Seaton Delaval Hall & Stowe garden
  • At Sutton Hoo, visitors will be able to use a 17 metre high observation tower to get a real feel for the past
  • Your donations have helped us win £5.5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund for key projects
  • Stowe's garden restoration included over 3,500 young plants, plus statues of wrestlers and gladiators

Coast and countryside conservation

Protecting nature and wildlife

Make a donation

Membership and visitor income makes a vital contribution to the upkeep of our amazing places, but we rely on your additional generosity to continue to protect the irreplaceable