In and around York

View of the York Minster roofline from the street and a blue sky above

From a house nestled in the shadow of the Minster to the home of one of York's chocolate stories and an art gallery and gardens in the Yorkshire countryside.

The ha-ha walk covered in winter snow at Beningbrough

The Sounds of Winter at Beningbrough

Discover the Sounds of Winter: Whispering Spaces, an exhibition of six bespoke sound pieces scattered across Beningbrough's outdoor buildings and gardens. In the quiet of a winter garden, whispering sounds and voices echo past histories and nature’s secret activity.

For that festive feeling...

Volunteers in Beninbrough's walled garden

Get involved with the National Trust in York 

Can we tempt you to donate some time? Your support is essential to the work we do and volunteering is one way to give that support. With three different places and a range of opportunities there is something to suit all ages and experiences. If you're looking for paid work then check in regularly as jobs get added when they're available.

Group and education group visits

Where to eat, shop and stay

Man leaning through a wooden Pergola structure to look at plants

Step outside into the gardens of York 

Discover the award winning garden in the city, an arts and crafts designed garden of rooms and a large country estate with formal gardens and parkland.

Places to visit

Artist Serena Korda installs her ceramic mushroom artwork

Trust New Art in the North of England  

Discover new art across the North of England this year through Trust New Art, a programme of contemporary arts inspired by our places.