Sunset at Calstone and Cherhill Downs, Wiltshire

Days out

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You've helped us open more than 135 gardens and parklands

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

We’ve opened more than 135 gardens and parks in England, Wales and Northern Ireland through advanced booking. Tickets are released on Friday for the following week. More than 200 coast and countryside car parks are open across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Read this article to find out what's open and what to expect from your visit. ​

A girl making seed bombs

Things to do at home and in the garden 

Get some inspiration for activities to do on your own or with family. You won't be short of things to do at home.

Wallington's 'Hot Border' in August

Gardeners' tips 

During the Covid-19 lock-down period, we'll be bringing our garden to yours with the help of our members questions and answers from our experts.

Child with a butterfly net at Crom, County Fermanagh

For families 

Find lots of inspiration for activities to do as a family. If you're out and about why not take a wildflower spotters' guide or tick off a few '50 things' activities? Staying at home? There's fun creative crafts and tasty family-friendly bakes to try.

Codger's Fort on the estate at Wallington, Northumberland

Listen to podcasts from the National Trust 

Did you know that we now produce podcasts? You can download episodes for free on a variety of subjects, from the stories behind our gardens, collections and outdoor places, to the houses that helped shape and influence the work of great writers.

The cast of Belgravia

Film and TV lovers 

Discover which of our places have starred on the silver screen or played a key role as TV locations in dramas such as Poldark and Game of Thrones.

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