Discover and learn
Would you like to dig a bit deeper into history, find gardening tips or even make a bug hotel? Discover more about the places you love and pick up some new skills.
Learn about people and places from the past and discover remarkable works of art, architecture and gardens.
This LGBT+ History Month, learn more about the LGBTQ+ people with connections to the places we care for and why highlighting these stories is so important.
Learn how William Morris, founder of the Arts and Crafts movement, brought the natural world indoors with his wallpapers and textiles, which are still instantly recognisable today.
Read about the history of Woolsthorpe Manor and the impact it had on its most famous resident, Isaac Newton.
Discover the evolution in garden buildings – from exclusive hothouses for rare new finds, to the cornerstones of every garden today.
Read our guides to help you get closer to nature. Learn how to identify birdsong and spot bats, water voles and ancient trees, or have a go at forest bathing, rock pooling and many more activities.
The cheerful daffodil has inspired artists and writers for centuries. Learn how the daffodil came to be one of the UK's favourite flowers, where it originated and how its many varieties are classified.
Fungi play a vital role in the natural world and decomposition process, helping break down organic woodland material. Learn all you need to know about these important organisms.
Find out how to spot red squirrels, the best times to see them and how to tell them apart from grey squirrels.
Do you know your ammonites from your devil’s toenails? Discover how to identify some of the fossils commonly found around the UK coast and where you might see them.
Learn from our gardeners and make the most of your garden, plot or window box.
Keep your garden or green spaces thriving with our winter gardening tips. There are plenty of jobs to keep you busy, including protecting your plants and wildlife, planting for winter colour, pruning rose bushes and planning ahead for warmer days.
Discover some top tips for growing common snowdrops in your outdoor space. Find out when, where and how to plant your snowdrops to end up with your own carpet of white flowers every spring.
Looking for new ways to help your local wildlife? Here are some of our top tips on how to make your garden a haven for animals, birds and insects.
We've committed to going peat free as an organisation, and all the plants we grow, buy and sell are potted in peat-free compost. Hear from our team of gardening experts and discover top tips for peat-free gardening in your green space.
Discover the benefits of eating seasonally and try some National Trust recipes for yourself.
Browse a selection of National Trust recipe ideas, from classics such as cheese scones and family-friendly treats to vegetarian and vegan dishes and seasonal delights.
Tempt your taste buds with this cheesy classic, combining delicious cheddar and stilton. It's perfect for an indulgent lunch or warming dinner.
Tea first arrived in Britain in the mid-17th century, when it was so expensive that only the incredibly wealthy could afford it. Find out the connections that the places in our care have to this simple brew.
Grow your own fruit and vegetables and help the environment by reducing food miles. Find out what to harvest, plant and buy each month with our handy guide to seasonal food.
Follow one of our many how-to guides and become an expert in something new in no time.
Bee populations have been dwindling in recent years, and building homes is just one way of encouraging them to stick around. Follow these steps to build your own nesting box to attract bees to your garden.
Create some vibrant Easter eggs from natural ingredients by following this step-by-step guide and video tutorial. Use them in your Easter egg hunt or as handmade Easter decorations.
If you’d like to see more birds in your garden, discover how you can make a simple bird feeder with just a few items and ingredients.
Challenge yourself to build a World Heritage Site or historic place with whatever you have at home and discover the history and legends of your favourite landmark.
Enjoy a virtual exhibition, watch a behind-the-scenes video or listen to one of our podcasts.
Listen to series seven of the National Trust Podcast. From the communities celebrating blossom to the Anglo-Saxon ship buried at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk, discover stories filled with history and nature.
We worked with the British Library and the National Trust for Scotland to create the UK’s first ever coastal sound map. Find out about the project and top tips for making your own recording of the sounds of our shores.
Delve into our online exhibitions, where you can see artworks and explore the history of the places and collections in our care from the comfort of your own home.
Take an interactive 360° virtual tour of the diverse landscapes and habitats on the Holnicote Estate. Explore beaver enclosures, ancient oak woodland, saltmarshes and more in this immersive audio experience, and learn about the vital work for nature in west Somerset.
Featuring in costume dramas, fantasy worlds and fairy tales, discover the films and TV shows that have been made at National Trust places.
Doctor Who is celebrating 60 years of time-travelling adventures. Discover which places in our care have been featured in alien worlds and distant times from the Bronze Age to the year five billion.
Follow our conservators at work and get closer to the objects they care for in a new six-part series Hidden Treasures of the National Trust. All episodes are now available to watch on BBC iPlayer.
Many of the places in our care have been locations for films and TV dramas. Hear from two of our filming and location managers as they discuss the most popular filming locations and share their best stories from behind the scenes.
Find out which places were used as filming locations for Netflix's lavish Regency-era drama Bridgerton and the new spin-off series Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, released on 4 May.