North West

The front of Little Moreton Hall with frost on the ground

Explore magnificent houses, mighty castles, stunning coastline and dramatic landscapes.

Children climbing a tree in the grounds of Mottisfont, Hampshire.

Go on an adventure this half-term! 

Outdoors or indoors – we’ve got loads of great things to do over the half-term holidays.

A man and his dog walk toward the house at Lyme, Cheshire

Places to visit in the North West in winter 

Windswept beaches, acres of parkland or the great outdoors. There's lots to do around the North West over the winter months - where will you explore next?

Children in wellies sitting on a bench

Welly walks in the North West 

Come rain or shine – take your little ones for a welly walk, whatever the weather.

Exterior view of Quarry Bank Mill

2017 highlights for the North West 

We've got some grand plans afoot this year in the North West with major exhibitions, new things to see at some of our favourite places and lots of activities to join.

Winter in the Lake District, Cumbria

Make plans for 2017 in the Lake District  

A new year brings new ideas and adventures, and whether you're looking to start a new habit, learn something new, get outdoors or simply do something different with your weekends, we’ve plenty on offer in the Lake District. Make 2017 that little bit more special…

A red squirrel eats a nut at the base of a tree at Formby

Winter wildlife in the North West 

Winter is a great time to see wildlife, as animals and birds are out hunting for food and can be seen much more clearly without the usual cover of leaves and foliage.

Volunteers repairing a drystone wall

Volunteering opportunities in the North West  

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.

Snowy walking boots

Winter walks in Cheshire & Merseyside 

Spot winter wildlife, take in stunning views and relax with friends – our rangers know the best spots to walk!

Tin bath at High Hallgarth

Holiday cottages in the Lakes - latest news 

Find out about our latest news, offers and general availability this spring.