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The National Trust Podcast brings to light the stories and people that make our gardens, landscapes and collections so special. 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.

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Recording the National Trust Podcast at Divis Mountain, Northern Ireland

Episode 62: Battling the elements on Divis Mountain

In this episode we take a bracing walk with ranger Kate Martin as she battles against howling winds and biting rain on the summit of Divis Mountain, 1,500 feet above Belfast.

Young visitor enjoying the view

Episode 55: Escaping the city at Box Hill

Discover Box Hill, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just a short train ride from Central London. A million visitors flock to this part of the Surrey countryside every year – whether to cycle the legendary Olympic incline, absorb the views or explore the diverse wildlife and plants.

Wicken Fen - sunset over Sedge Fen

Episode 48: A walk through ancient wetlands in East Anglia

We’re at Wicken Fen in East Anglia for a walk through the National Trust’s oldest nature reserve. We’ll discover how a landscape created thousands of years ago is still providing a crucial home for thousands of animals, birds and plants.

Northumberland Coast

Episode 41: Walking with wildlife in Northumbria

We’re off to the North East with ranger Kate Martin for a bracing and beautiful walk along Long Nanny beach. Learn to identify the birds that breed here each year and hear from the dedicated staff who camp out under the stars to protect them.

Sunset at Formby beach

Episode 25: A walk back in time at Formby

We’re at Formby, Liverpool – home of the red squirrel and one of the Sefton Coast’s most popular beaches. Today’s route takes you on a journey to discover Neolithic footprints uncovered by the waves and unique singing wildlife lurking in the dunes.

Footpath in Beddgelert, Snowdonia

Episode 22: Access for all at Beddgelert

Today Kate's in Snowdonia, Wales, exploring a selection of walks around the picturesque village of Beddgelert. We've been taking a lead in making paths in this area more accessible for those with limited mobility, so there’s something here for everyone to enjoy.

Kinder Scout after conservation work

Episode 19: The rugged beauty of Kinder Scout

In this episode we’re at Kinder Scout in the Peak District. The route follows in the footsteps of a courageous group of ramblers who in 1932 performed a ‘mass trespass’ to highlight the need for a public right to roam.

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