With the arrival of warmer days and longer evenings why not experience some alfresco entertainment at our places this summer? Pack a picnic blanket, chill the wine and invite friends along for a night out with a difference.
Get planning your family days out this summer with our list of top things happening at special places in the North West. Follow discovery trails through colourful gardens or get active in the great outdoors with sporty challenges.
Get outdoors and closer to nature this summer with our list of '50 Things to do before you’re 11¾'. Make some noise by joining nature's band, take off your shoes and run around on the grass, or see what shapes you can spot in the clouds.
From gentle strolls to longer hikes in scenic surroundings, fast-paced running events for grown-ups to teaching little legs to ride a bike, there are plenty of ways to get active in the North West, all year round.
Lancashire’s crucial role in helping to define Britain’s industrial revolution is captured by two unique textile mills – amazing places that have an uncertain future. Find out how the National Trust is working with partners to to help find a future for Queen Street and Helmshore Mills.
You don't need to be an expert or a history buff to volunteer for the National Trust. If you've got enthusiasm and a bit of time to spare, we'd love to hear from you at any of the special places we look after in the North West.