Literary podcasts playlist
Listen to our literary-themed podcast episodes and explore how places we care for helped to shape the work of William Wordsworth, TE Lawrence, George Bernard Shaw and Agatha Christie.
Episode 113: The Tale of Beatrix Potter
Many of us grew up reading about Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggywinkle, but how much do you know about the woman behind the stories? In this episode we explore the lesser-known sides of Beatrix Potter, from her love of natural science to how her ‘little books’ helped to protect the Lake District.Listen on mobile
Episode 97: Shaw's Corner (revisited)
In this episode we head back to Shaw’s Corner to find out how things have changed since we first visited in series two. We also hear how the house team have been dealing with the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.Listen on mobile
Episode 50: Lawrence of Arabia's woodland retreat
Retreat to Clouds Hill, the cottage where T.E. Lawrence fled his new-found fame after his desert adventures during the First World War.Listen on mobile
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.
Listen to series six of the National Trust Podcast. We’ll be exploring the childhood home of the Beatles’ Sir Paul McCartney and taking to the water on stand-up paddleboards, plus much more.
From subtropical havens to ornate sculpture parks, the gardens in our care are steeped in history. Listen to our garden podcast episodes to find out more about their history and the people who look after them.
Join ranger Kate Martin as she rambles along routes through some of the Trust’s most beautiful landscapes, uncovering myths, legends and history along the way.
Visit some of the places we look after that have inspired famous writers, playwrights and poets, including the homes of Beatrix Potter, Virginia Woolf and Thomas Hardy.