We're reopening the places you love in Norfolk, safely and in line with government guidance. We recommend you book in advance for visits to Blickling Estate, Felbrigg Hall, Oxburgh Hall and Sheringham Park, especially at busy times such as weekends.
A dazzling display of autumn colour can be enjoyed throughout the gardens and park at Blickling. Why not hire bikes and explore the colourful woodland or walk around the lake to admire autumn reflections in the water? Or perhaps you'd like to explore inside the hall?
As nature begins to put on a spectacular autumn show, grab your camera and explore Felbrigg on foot. Here you'll be able to discover some of the traditions and folklore surrounding natures autumn bounty in the Walled Garden or wander around the hall, bathed in a soft autumn light.
As you wander around Sheringham Park this autumn, you'll notice nature on the move, as swallows gather before their big push south and the call of pink-footed geese herald their arrival from the north. The park is a great spot to enjoy walks surrounded by autumn colour.
Step inside the home of the Bedingfeld family, which is currently undergoing an exciting restoration. Here you'll discover a fascinating story of endurance and new exhibits. With the arrival of autumn colour and leaf piles perfect for kicking, why not enjoy a stroll whilst you're here?
From golden sunsets to the skeins of pink-footed geese that fill the sky, the sights and sounds that are synonymous with the Norfolk coast during autumn, are not to be missed. Explore the coast on one of our walks, refueling at our refreshment kiosk at Morston Quay.
Head to Horsey to discover the Norfolk Broads in all its autumnal glory. Immerse yourself in this special landscape, enjoy a spot of wildlife watching, or grab a tasty treat and watch the world go by at Horsey Windpump.
Do you enjoy wandering around gardens, seeking inspiration for your own or perhaps they're a place to escape to if you lack your own green space? Find out what's in bloom, as well as some fascinating facts, myths and meanings behind the flowers we grow and what to look out for at this time of year.
From the sound of bellowing deer as rutting season gets underway to the arrival of pink-footed geese overhead, autumn’s a great time of year to go wildlife spotting. As our conservation work of their habitats continues and the season advances, you’ll see vibrant colours interspersed with the signs of nature all around you.
Take a walk through an incredible landscape of orange and gold this autumn. With crunchy leaves underfoot and the natural world changing by the day, here are some of our favourite spots to witness this natural spectacle near you. You're never too old to enjoy kicking your way through the autumn leaves.
With the arrival of autumn, why not take part in our autumn challenge and watch the season unfold? Eight weeks, eight themes and eight reasons to fall in love with nature. So get snapping and share your photos with us #EveryoneNeedsNature
Whether you live here or are coming to Norfolk on holiday, it's a great place to explore with the family. From crabbing at Blakeney, cycling at Blickling, wildlife watching at Sheringham Park, as well as plenty of leaves to kick your way through at Felbrigg Hall. There's even a pumpkin trail to look out for at Oxburgh Hall this October half term.
Throughout Norfolk there are many trails and footpaths that will take you through stunning scenery, from the iconic coastline to the Norfolk Broads. As well as the Norfolk Coast Path, head off the beaten track at Sheringham Park, Felbrigg Hall and Blickling Estate.
The National Trust cares for places and collections on behalf of the nation, and many have direct and indirect links to colonialism and historic slavery. We're addressing these histories and their cultural significance and have published our report into these links.
Archaeologist discovers rare items under the floor of Oxburgh Hall
An archaeologist working alone through lockdown in the attic rooms of Oxburgh Hall has uncovered thousands of rare items under the floorboards. The variety, age and significance of the items found and what they reveal make it a unique discovery.
2020 is the 125th anniversary of the National Trust and as we celebrate this special birthday year, we’re also taking the opportunity to look back at where it all began. Here are some of the key moments in our history of caring for special places, in East Anglia.
Go behind the scenes at Sheringham Park and discover 1,000 acres of glorious parkland, woods and clifftops. Learn about the designer who sculpted the landscape, Humphry Repton, and meet the staff and volunteers who keep his vision alive today.
As part of our 125th anniversary celebrations, an innovative photographic book and online exhibition tell the stories of 125 people and their relationships with us. Here you can enjoy a selection of these beautiful black and white portraits from the book.
Follow our most ambitious restoration project to date, which will secure the future of this 500 year old building. Along the way we'll share our discoveries, life behind the scenes and opportunities to take a closer look.
Not far from Cambridge you'll find Anglesey Abbey, where the gardens boast colour throughout the year. A little further afield you'll discover Wimpole with acres of space to explore, the distinctive fenland landscape of Wicken Fen and views of one of the last working mills on the River Ouse.
With a landscape made famous by the artist John Constable to the royal burial ground at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk has a fascinating history. There's lots of variety to, from the coastline in the east to the picturesque wool towns in the west. And you won't want to miss Ickworth with its Italianate Garden and parkland.
Tucked away in Essex you'll find hidden gems like Blake's Wood and Danbury Common, as well as some of our more well known places like Hatfield Forest. Over the border in Bedfordshire, enjoy the view from Dunstable Downs and in Hertfordshire, Ashridge Estate is ideal for walks with the family.