Find out more about people from the past, discover remarkable art and collections and brush up on your knowledge of architecture and gardens.
Learn what happened inside the monasteries and nunneries founded across Great Britain, before the Dissolution of the Monasteries more than 500 years ago.
The Armistice ended the hostilities of the First World War on 11 November 1918. Find out about the events leading up to the ceasefire 105 years ago.
Delve into one of the world's greatest collections of art and historical objects. From paintings to sculptures, there’s something for every art lover to discover.
There are many intriguing objects with connections to magic, mystery or death at the places in our care. From a witch's cauldron to death masks and a boat made of bones, discover some of the most mysterious objects in their collections.
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.
From electric jewellery to Sir Winston Churchill's golden winkle shell, discover fascinating curiosities and inventions in the collections we care for.
100 Paintings from the Collections of the National Trust showcases works by some of the most renowned European artists of all time, cared for by the Trust and housed in its properties.
Read the stories of people from history and learn about their connections to the historic places in our care, from Beatrix Potter to the Beatles.
Discover the musicians throughout history who have been inspired by the natural landscape and human stories in the places we care for in Sussex and the South Downs.
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.
Find out about the life of Benjamin Disraeli, including his journey from charismatic young politician to twice-serving Prime Minister and his move to Hughenden Manor in Buckinghamshire.
Discover the artists and writers at the heart of the Bloomsbury group, a group of influential intellects brought together by their modern views and artistic interests.
Read up on architecture with in-depth articles about architectural styles, interior design through history and architectural structures.
We care for around 170 war memorials, with about 70 of those from the First World War. Discover the stories behind the monuments and find out where you can find them.
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.
As fashions change over the eras, so do our homes. Explore the history of British interior design and learn about the centuries of design innovation at the places we care for.
Discover the history of the natural landscapes around you. From glasshouses to sunken lanes, understand more about how these gardens and green spaces were formed.
Discover the evolution in garden buildings – from exclusive hothouses for rare new finds, to the cornerstones of every garden today.
The history of the English landscape garden is infused with political meaning. Learn the history and political stories behind this garden style characterised by structured informality.
Status symbol, hunting ground and a source of building materials. Discover the important roles deer parks played in aristocratic and royal society.
By preserving the countryside for recreation, the open space movement inspired the National Trust in the work we do till this day.