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.
With its bright colours, natural spectacles and abundant harvests, autumn has inspired artists for generations. From paintings and tapestries to ceramics, discover autumn scenes in our care.
Learn how social and technological change have influenced architecture throughout history, and find out where to see examples of each period at the places in our care.
This Disability History Month (16 November–16 December), learn about some of the disabled people with connections to the places we look after, the experiences and challenges they faced and the individuals who supported them.
Wander through our collections and gardens to learn the high-society origins of the ferns, orchids and pelargoniums in your home.
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.
Ancient trees are links to our past, they're species-rich habitats that support countless other organisms. Discover what makes a tree ancient and how to recognise them.
Find out how to spot red squirrels, the best times to see them and how to tell them apart from grey squirrels.
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.
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.
Would you like to get more out of your garden this autumn? Our experts share their tips on how to prepare your garden for colder weather and keep your plants thriving.
Follow these simple steps to make your own nutrient-packed compost at home. Learn about the qualities of good compost and find out top tips, including how to turn your heap and build your compost beds.
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.
Find out how your plants can thrive without using peat-based products and learn about the changes our gardeners have made at the gardens and nurseries in our care.
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.
Christmas wouldn't be the same without a Christmas pudding. A twist on the classic British pudding, this fruity vegan version is a festive must.
Tea first arrived in Britain in the mid-17th century and the places we care for are full of stories that explain how this simple brew has become a British institution.
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.
Whether you’re looking for a relaxing activity or a fun and festive way to bring the family together, follow our step-by-step guide to learn how to make a Christmas wreath.
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.
Follow our easy guide to sewing a simple draught excluder that will keep the heat in this winter. Make one for your own home or gift one to friends and family.
Create a nature-inspired tote bag using leaves gathered from your local park or garden. It's easier than you think – simply hammer leaves onto cotton fabric and they'll release their natural pigments for a simple and effective design.
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.
Join our filming and location managers as they share some weird and wonderful stories from behind the scenes and reveal some of our most popular locations.
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.