Nature podcasts playlist
Wherever you go, take UK wildlife with you. Filled with stories of seals, beavers and birds, our favourite nature podcast episodes will transport you from remote beaches to mighty treetops.
Episode 119: Spooky nights and glowing lights
Uncover the secrets of Stockbridge Down in Hampshire after nightfall. Follow Ranger Kate Martin as she searches for glow worms, one of the UK's most mysterious species, and learn why this place was the setting of some grisly behaviour.Search for glow worms
Episode 118: Winging it in the city
Meet the busy birding community in Leeds City Centre. Visit the local clock tower to find peregrine falcons, discover top tips for spotting species and hear about how one woman's feathered friends helped her on a difficult journey. This episode is supported by leading nature specialists, CJ Wildlife.Discover urban birdwatching in Leeds
Episode 117: Cherry's lost blooms
Join us as we celebrate the beauty of blossom. Hear the story of how a Victorian and a potato saved Japan’s lost blooms, visit an international Hanami party in London and learn about a coastal blossom community project in Plymouth. This podcast episode is supported by Blue Diamond Garden Centres.Hear about meaningful blossom
Episode 116: Special episode: Seasons by the sea
Experience life on Blakeney Point in Norfolk as it transforms throughout the year. From the mass arrival of seal pups in winter to the noisy feathered frenzy of summer, discover how a remote stretch of shingle coastline is home to some of the UK's wildest inhabitants.Be transported to Blakeney Point
Episode 111: A wild night out
There’s a midnight party happening deep in the woods at Cragside in Northumberland. Meet the owls, bats, toads and moths emerging from their slumber and transforming the woodland into a hive of activity.Experience nature's nightclub
Episode 104: Wales' seaside butterflies (revisited)
Head back to Beddgelert in North Wales to hear how we're conserving seaside butterflies. With the worsening effects of climate change and extreme weather, learn about how we're working to protect these delicate creatures.Learn about Welsh butterflies
Episode 96: Dam engineers
Meet the beavers making a new landscape at the Holnicote Estate in Exmoor. Learn how this mischievous workforce is helping to slow the effects of climate change by creating natural eco-systems.Get to know Holnicote's beavers
Episode 82: The Great Anthropause
Normally a bustling tourist spot, take a trip to the slightly quieter Isle of Wight as Coronavirus restrictions began to ease. Discover how wildlife reclaimed this island habitat during the nationwide anthropause, when we all stayed at home.Go back to a wilder Isle of Wight
Episode 65: The secret world of treetops
Climb to the top of ancient trees at Tyntesfield in Somerset with professional tree climber James Aldred. Learn more about life in the treetops and how we are all more connected to trees than you might think.Explore Tyntesfield's trees with James
Episode 49: The Konik ponies of Wicken Fen
Follow the Konik ponies that roam Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire – one of Europe's most important wetlands. Discover how the ponies are helping to create habitats for more than 9,000 species of plants and animals, including dragonflies and water voles.Meet the wandering wetland ponies
Episode 42: Counting the Farne Island puffins
Sail out to the Northumbrian Farne Islands on a birdwatching mission. Listen out for flapping wings and excited squawks as we explore what it takes to secure the feathery future of the UK's puffins.Hear about the puffin count
Episode 41: Walking with wildlife in Northumbria
Walk along Long Nanny beach in Northumberland to meet the team protecting nesting birds. From Arctic terns to ringed plovers, this nationally important breeding ground is the first home of thousands of newborn chicks.Take a virtual wildlife tour
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.
Catch up with series five of the National Trust Podcast and discover episodes full of art, history and adventure.
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.
Our literary-themed podcast episodes explore how places we care for helped to shape the work of famous authors such as Agatha Christie and William Wordsworth.